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    ABOUT ME

  • Poland
  • I started brewing beer at home on my 39 anniversary in May 2010 and followed usual path of homebrewer - brewkit, extract then finally all grain. "Clair de Lune" is the name of my home brewery.
  • Maibock, Mrzen
  • Male
  • Married

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  • Posted in thread: Mild recipes from "Brew Your Own British Real Ale" on 09-27-2013 at 01:58 PM
    Yes I did. And yes, using exact specified amounts make them more bitter than you'd expect. I
    just reduce amounts of bittering addition to match stats. Or my liking.

  • Posted in thread: Brew Your Own British Real Ale - recipe reviews on 07-26-2012 at 08:32 PM
    1028 has fine flavour but is overcarbing in bottles after 2 months, didn't expect such
    behaviour. 1318 was nice for milds and browns, but finish too sweet for bitters to my taste.My
    current fav is 133...

  • Posted in thread: Vienna as base for triple/belgian ale? on 07-04-2012 at 06:24 PM
    I got good result with vienna as a base malt in dubbel (+ some sugar and pinch of Special B).
    Proven by 3rd place in regional competition. :)

  • Posted in thread: doppelbock recipe? on 06-27-2012 at 11:19 AM
    Recipe is not really that big a deal. I'd be inclined to start with just Munich malt, 20-some
    IBU of whatever noble hops are on hand, and my favorite lager yeast. If you need more
    obfuscation/handhold...

  • Posted in thread: Brew Your Own British Real Ale - recipe reviews on 06-20-2012 at 12:19 PM
    Brewed this one with German Northern Brewer hops instead of Northdown but i think it would be
    better to swap Northdown with Fuggle - now it's 3 wks in bottles, bitterness started to mellow
    but it's st...

  • Posted in thread: Brew Your Own British Real Ale - recipe reviews on 06-19-2012 at 10:23 AM
    I brewed few beers inspired by recipes from this book. In most cases i replaced plain sucrose
    with light invert sugar, and sometimes adjusted hopping to what i had in my inventory (swap
    Fuggle with Ch...

  • Posted in thread: 21,3 % alpha acid hop on 06-01-2012 at 02:18 PM
    Could this be Hallertauer Taurus?

  • Posted in thread: Hefeweizen color too light on 05-31-2012 at 01:48 PM
    Option 1. is more probable. Possible explanation for lighter beers in US is that their mash
    equipment is not suited for decoction mashing, which requires pumping mash from tun to tun, and
    at least one...

  • Posted in thread: CaraFa II!?!? on 05-21-2012 at 02:33 PM
    Standard Carafa is normal roasted malt, I and II are choc, III is black. Only "Special" is
    different in being de-husked.

  • Posted in thread: Question about making a beer "red" on 05-15-2012 at 01:38 PM
    "Red" is just a shade of "brown". ;)I'd add some roasted barley, ~1.5oz perhaps?

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