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Posted in thread: Brn Ale increase ABV, not effect taste? on 05-10-2012 at 02:38 PM
No, it doesn't have to be 5.7, just a little stronger than the 4.7 it was going to be. Thanks
for the tip, I'll go to the grocery store and get the molasses. I have the LBsugar.Add 1 pound
Posted in thread: Brn Ale increase ABV, not effect taste? on 05-09-2012 at 12:12 PM
Makes sense. Next time you want a higher gravity beer, buy a higher gravity kit. Recipes are
about balance. You can't really alter 1 variable without affecting the other variables. For
Posted in thread: Brn Ale increase ABV, not effect taste? on 05-08-2012 at 02:04 PM
O.k., I'll just make a nice session beer for my wife. Thanks for the help,Tom
Posted in thread: Brn Ale increase ABV, not effect taste? on 05-07-2012 at 04:25 PM
Muntons Nut Brown Ale 1.8k (4lb)Muntons Extra Light Spray DME 3lb6 gallons4.7%How can I
increase the abv to 5.7% without effecting the original taste with the ingredients I have on
hand?4lbs Corn Suga...
Posted in thread: FG very low. Good/Bad? on 04-20-2012 at 10:10 PM
Thanks for the help Folks. I just need to reduce my adjuncts if I want a heavier (body/flavor)
beer in the end. So just because I have a high OG, doesn't mean I should get a higher FG. Just
Posted in thread: FG very low. Good/Bad? on 04-19-2012 at 02:34 AM
Here's a 6g batch36%312 Coopers IPA345~29%30 Muntons Extra Light Malt Extract373~14%18
Honey351~9%015 Brown Sugar, Light468~7%012 Mr Beer Booster400~5%08 Maple Syrup3035~107Batch
size: 6.0 gallonsOrig...
Posted in thread: FG very low. Good/Bad? on 04-19-2012 at 02:31 AM
Kinda tough to read, but here's one recipe that came in very low and started out at
1.054.%LBOZMALT OR FERMENTABLEPPG°L43%18 Honey351~29%10 Mr. Beer Golden Wheat Malt
Extract345~29%10 Mr. Beer High Co...
Posted in thread: FG very low. Good/Bad? on 04-17-2012 at 12:09 AM
I have several batches that have an og of 1.054 or higher and a FG of 1.006 or lower. When I
read the recommended FG on a lot of these, they are in the 1.012 range. All are either pale
ales or india p...
Posted in thread: Is Brewing Beer Legal? on 04-10-2012 at 11:55 PM
Exactly what I was looking for! Thanks very much. Here is an excerpt from the state's
website:This portion of the Michigan Liquor Control Code of 1998 lists exceptions to the
licensed manufacture and ...
Posted in thread: Is Brewing Beer Legal? on 04-10-2012 at 11:17 PM
My buddy has been joking about the law calling and telling me to stop. Is brewing beer in these
small batches for personal use legal in the U.S.? I'd never sell the stuff and give most away
anyway to ...