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Posted in thread: Brown malt technique, SRM? on 01-24-2012 at 10:25 PM
Just checked Beer Smith and it says Amber 22 srm, and Brown 65. I made a batch based on the BYO
article, and it came out great. I would definitely recommend giving home toasted malt a try.
Posted in thread: Highly Hopping a Wheat Beer -- Do It? on 06-21-2011 at 01:14 PM
I made an American wheat with 5# 2 row 5 # wheat and .25# honey malt. Hopped to around 40 IBU's
with centennial and cascade, and dry hopped with 2 oz. of cascade. I used wyeast American
wheat. It's be...
Posted in thread: best northern brewer kit for summer pick 3 in priority with why on 05-20-2011 at 09:05 PM
I would vote for the American wheat. It came out nice and crisp. Its a great summer beer, and
an simple kit.
Posted in thread: My first Stout on 02-04-2011 at 05:02 PM
I usually let my beers sit in the primary for two weeks, then pull a hydrometer sample and
check the FG. I then let it set for another week and pull another sample. If the FG has not
changed, I bottle...
Posted in thread: Caramel Amber Ale on 01-28-2011 at 01:49 AM
I brewed this three weeks ago. Just pulled a hydro sample tonight. I don't want to get my hopes
to high, but this might be my best yet. The sample was a perfect caramel/cherry color, and it
Posted in thread: First all grain and a ? on 06-27-2010 at 08:16 PM
Thanks for the response. That's good to know. In the future I plan on converting a 10 g cooler
for my mash tun, and using my 5 g for a HLT or for partial mashes in the winter.
Posted in thread: First all grain and a ? on 06-27-2010 at 06:18 PM
Well I finished my first all grain brew day yesterday. It took around 6 hrs. I think everything
went fairly well. I batch sparged and collected around 6 1/4 gallons of wort. Had my first 2
boil overs ...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 05-14-2010 at 12:53 PM
+ 1 Cran/apple.16666 + 1 = 16667And EdWort is a MOTHER$%@#
Posted in thread: Hello from central Illinois on 04-15-2010 at 11:00 PM
FromZwolle I have only done 1 PM. It used 3.25 lb of grain. I didn't really mind using the
oven, but it is the only method I have tried. I did an experiment using a small cooler and some
hot water, bu...
Posted in thread: Hello from central Illinois on 04-12-2010 at 01:46 PM
Schlenkerla, Decatur is only 45 min from here, but I don't know of any clubs around. There is
some good hunting, and fishing around the area though.