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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-18-2013, 03:14 PM
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Posted By Scanloni
How will this Yeast Change My Stout?

I recently purchased a True Brew Irish Stout kit from my local homebrew store. It was the only stout kit they had on hand. Aftter talking about a few of my favorite stouts (Bear republic Black Stout,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-28-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By Scanloni
Thanks, that sounds like a good plan. I clearly...

Thanks, that sounds like a good plan. I clearly need to learn more about the different malt varieties, "L" ratings, etc.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-28-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By Scanloni
Thanks. To answer your question, I guess I don't...

Thanks. To answer your question, I guess I don't really know. I thought that using more crystal/caramel malt would provide a relatively similar caramel candy-like flavor but in a more subtle way. as...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-28-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By Scanloni
Advice Needed on Adding Molasses, Vanilla Beans, Cocoa Powder

I'm going to be brewing an Ipswich Oatmeal Stout clone (5 gal, extract) purchased from AHB. Here's a link to the product:


http://www.austinhomebrew.com/product_info.php?products_id=1745

The...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-28-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Scanloni
Thanks. I was hoping to make my stout smell like...

Thanks. I was hoping to make my stout smell like a chocolate chip cookie, and thought maybe floating some Cookie Crisp on top might do the trick. Definitely not worth the risk of ruining the batch...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-28-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By Scanloni
Best Way to Enhance the Caramel Flavor?

If I'm brewing a 5 gal stout extract kit, what's the best way to boost the caramel flavor? Add more crystal malt? If so, how much and when? Do I need to remove something to "make room" for the extra...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-28-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Scanloni
Dry "Hopping" with Breakfast Cereal?

I'm going to brew a stout soon and was wondering if floating some kind of chocolatey breakfast cereal would enhance the aroma and /or flavor. What are the potential pitfalls of doing this? If it's...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-21-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By Scanloni
Was going to edit my original post to ask if I...

Was going to edit my original post to ask if I was simply overthinking this whole concept, but based on the first two responses it looks like I am.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-21-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By Scanloni
Recipe Etiquette? How to Make a Brew "Your Own"

Just wondering what the brewing community's thoughts are on recipe etiquette, and what makes a brew "your own".

What I mean is, I've done a few extract kit beers now, and I'm ready to start...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-17-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By Scanloni
Too much head?

This is my first time kegging. My pale ale tastes great, and the frothy head is appealing to the nose and eye, but there's just a little too much of it. When I pour a pint, about half the glass is...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-09-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Scanloni
Thanks for the advice. I like the 30 PSI for 36...

Thanks for the advice. I like the 30 PSI for 36 hour plan and will try it. Just hooked up the co2 at 30 PSI at 6:00 pm, so if my math is right I should drop it to 12 PSI at 6 am Tuesday morning,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-09-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Scanloni
First Time Kegging Question

My pale ale has been in primary for 4 weeks at about 64 degrees, sitting in basement. I was planning on siphoning into the keg, then hooking up co2, and placing both keg & co2 into kegerator to carb...
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 11-25-2012, 10:57 PM
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Views: 13,424
Posted By Scanloni
Misprint?

Correct me if I'm wrong, but it looks like the "detailed description" of the gas hose linked below contains 2 misprints. It reads 7/16 ID, but should read 5/16 ID, right? Also, it reads 9/16 ID but...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-16-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By Scanloni
I agree, I'll just pick up a standard tap. But I...

I agree, I'll just pick up a standard tap. But I still have a question about the stout tap. Is the stout tap intended for use with ALL stouts ingeneral, or just Guinness style stouts? I'm assuming...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-16-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By Scanloni
One Set Up for All Styles?

I currently have a kegerator set up to dispense Guinness. Beer Gas, nitrogen regulator, stout faucet, etc. I used to love Guinness, but I've since moved on to other beers and I'm not really into...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-16-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By Scanloni
He gave me Safale US-05 yeast instead of whatever...

He gave me Safale US-05 yeast instead of whatever came in the kit. I asked what the difference was but couldn't really understand the answer. Thoughts?

With regard to the tap, I actually have a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-16-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By Scanloni
True Brew Irish Stout Nitrogen or Co2?

Purchased a True Brew Irish Stout kit, and now I'm wondering if the fact that it's called an "Irish" stout implies that it's intended to be used with nitrogen a la Guinness? I'm hoping the answer is...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-08-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By Scanloni
Converting Partial Boil to Full Boil

I'm still pretty new at this stuff, so please excuse me if the answer to this question is obvious. I've done 2 True Brew kit beers so far and they both call for a partial 2 gallon boil which is later...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-30-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Scanloni
Thanks for your input. Was thinking the same...

Thanks for your input. Was thinking the same thing about the Goldings, maybe I'll omit them,

I used both Magnum and Perle for 60 based on the Stone IPA recipe, no other reason. Why would you add...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-30-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By Scanloni
Best Purchase to Upgrade My Rig

So I've just gotten into brewing and am currently using the standard True Brew kit with the 2 plastic buckets, auto siphon, bottling wand, etc. I'm doing partial boils in a regular 5 gal stainless...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-30-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Scanloni
Critique My Recipe/Process

So this is a combination of a True Brew Pale Ale kit, and a Stone IPA clone recipe. It's my second brew.

The Steep:
Crystal Malt grains for 25minutes.

The Boil:
1.5 gallons water (will add...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-27-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By Scanloni
Did I ruin my Brew?

Filled my fermenting bucket with 3 gal cold water, added the just boiled (and still hot) wort, then topped off to make 5 gallons, just like the instructions said. It required about one gallon(60 min...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-27-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By Scanloni
Did I ruin my Brew?

Filled my fermenting bucket with 3 gal cold water, added the just boiled (and still hot) wort, then topped off to make 5 gallons, just like the instructions said. It required about one gallon(60 min...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 12-23-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Scanloni
Baboon's Blood Irish Red

Baboon's Blood Irish Red
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 12-23-2011, 12:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Scanloni
Raped Ape IPA

Raped Ape IPA
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