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Posted in thread: How to make a gold ale on 12-25-2014 at 05:00 PM
Remove or reduce the honey malt (this is giving you a majority of your color at 25L), and save
1/2 of your LME for the last 15 minutes of boil. This should lighten up the color pretty
good.As an aside...
Posted in thread: what's the best beer calculator on 07-19-2014 at 04:34 AM
I use brew target. It's free, easy to use and is very robust. Has really helped me dial in my
systemSent from my iPad using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Gelatin fining a wit on 05-21-2014 at 01:43 PM
So, was there actually a question? :confused:I asked whether anyone had experience fining a
wit. I still wanted protein haze but no yeast.Of course people advised against it, but I
decided to do it an...
Posted in thread: First Brew: Reassure Me, Please! on 05-21-2014 at 02:52 AM
My first beer was terrible too. Don't worry about it you have to make at least half a dozen bad
beers before making good ones. My first two years of brewing was making mediocre beer.Sent from
Posted in thread: Gelatin fining a wit on 05-21-2014 at 02:20 AM
I did it anyway for 2 reasons:1. I'm putting clementine juice in the keg. It won't ferment due
to the low yeast content and because it's going to stay cold forever.2. This is homebrewing I
do what I w...
Posted in thread: Gelatin fining a wit on 05-10-2014 at 10:13 PM
Anyone in here have any experience gelatin fining a wit?I brewed a wit with a huge yeast pitch
from a pro brewery (their house saison yeast). Right now I'm thinking about throwing some
gelatin in and ...
Posted in thread: Cherry Chocolate Belgian Dubbel? on 03-31-2014 at 07:41 PM
Do yourself a favor and pour a pint with no chocolate and add drops taste. When your done
extrapolate those drops to the entire batch. I did that with peach extract and I probably used
5% of the 4 oz ...
Posted in thread: Cherry Chocolate Belgian Dubbel? on 03-30-2014 at 03:18 PM
My opinion on chocolate is you can't really taste it since chocolate flavor as you know it is
80% sugar. I say buy high quality chocolate extract and add at bottling/kegging to taste.
You'll get much ...
Posted in thread: Does my IPA bottled look normal? on 03-08-2014 at 01:39 AM
Need to fill those bottles more. That's a lot of head spaceSent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: My Very First Batch of Beer! on 01-23-2014 at 12:23 PM
The co2 needs more time to dissolve into solution. Typically you need to wait 3 weeks or else
you'll pour a beer and all the co2 will come out of solution.