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Posted in thread: Alpha Amylase Enzymes on 08-08-2015 at 03:39 PM
Day 2 Update: Fermentation is well underway! The airlock is bubbling like crazy!!
Posted in thread: Alpha Amylase Enzymes on 08-08-2015 at 12:11 AM
Brew day complete! Final volume of 20L and an OG of 1.050. Pitched the yeast and now the
waiting game begins! It smelt like wort should so perhaps that is a good sign?
Posted in thread: Alpha Amylase Enzymes on 08-07-2015 at 06:20 PM
Using the Brewer's Friend hydrometer reading calculator, the adjusted preboil gravity is 1.036.
The wort does have a sweet taste to it, although there is still some starch in it. I'm letting
it sit in...
Posted in thread: Alpha Amylase Enzymes on 08-07-2015 at 05:58 PM
Did an iodine test after the 2 hour mark and it turned black. So I added another teaspoon of
enzyme to the kettle; temp sitting at 66C, preboil gravity 1.020. I'm really hoping this works
Posted in thread: Alpha Amylase Enzymes on 08-07-2015 at 02:22 PM
Is there a calculator for how much to add to the mash? I'm brewing a GF Belgian Ale using Pale
Millet, Buckwheat and Flaked Oats. I've found one recipe online which uses about the same
amount of grain...
Posted in thread: GF Snowman English Amber Ale on 07-12-2015 at 08:38 PM
Day 2 and I brewed the American IPA. I ran it through my cereal mill prior to mashing. I mashed
at about 68-69C for 60 minutes with 10L of water. Had a pre-boil gravity of 1.020. Boiled for
Posted in thread: GF Snowman English Amber Ale on 07-11-2015 at 06:41 PM
I recently discovered that Canadian Homebrew Supplies carries GF AG kits from Snowman Brewing (
So I purchased 2 of the 1 gallon kits and tried the English Amber Ale kit this morning. So far
Posted in thread: Golden Ale on 03-26-2015 at 03:45 PM
I made a Summit Ale from glutenfreehomebrewing.org that used Millet and Buckwheat and it turned
out fantastic! The colour of if was a bit of a darker golden ale which was very pleasant to
Posted in thread: Golden Ale on 03-25-2015 at 10:14 PM
Looking to do a GF Golden Ale. The regular non-GF recipe I'm basing this on uses 0.5kg of wheat
in it, which I haven't figured out what to replace it with so am just going with
Buckwheat.3.5kg Pale Mi...
Posted in thread: What to do with 6 Cups of Cherries on 03-25-2015 at 10:08 PM
Recipe?? I may have access to some fresh cherries locally grown this summer. Sounds
interesting.Sorry for the late reply. I haven't been on this site for ages. I made the mead
that same weekend and it...