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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-18-2011, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Elsmth
Guys: Quick update. I veered off course with...

Guys:

Quick update. I veered off course with the beer I'm brewing this weekend. I lightened the beer up to the mid 7's SRM and added a little Citra in the flavor to compliment the Amarillo (a...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-18-2011, 01:47 PM
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Posted By Elsmth
Redbone - no issues here. I just know that...

Redbone - no issues here. I just know that talking to the brewery, unless you are a beautiful Russian spy who can bed the Head Brewer, is almost always a waste of time. I swear they do more to throw...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-18-2011, 12:56 AM
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Posted By Elsmth
Sleepyemt - a friend told me about this info...

Sleepyemt - a friend told me about this info today. You are correct:

http://www.brewingnews.com/nipac/2011/nipacbeers2011.shtml

Scroll down to Sweetwater's info. OK, anyone wish to give the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-17-2011, 08:46 PM
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Posted By Elsmth
Redbone if that is what they say, then you are...

Redbone if that is what they say, then you are absolutely right. I don't live in ATL. I live in Michigan so I'll never really know if I missed the mark slightly. I'm trying to make my version of...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-17-2011, 06:10 PM
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Posted By Elsmth
rdharris55 - Assuming a 5.5g batch and 70%...

rdharris55 - Assuming a 5.5g batch and 70% efficiency my thoughts are to do the following:

Bump your Pale Malt to 10.0 lbs (will increase your SG)
Add 0.50 lb Crystal Malt - 40L (color, body,...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-17-2011, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Elsmth
Ok Guys I am making an adjustment to my recipe...

Ok Guys I am making an adjustment to my recipe (see below)

Batch Size: 5.5 gallons
Boil Volume: 6.5 gallons
Boil Time: 60 minutes
OG: 1.065
FG: 1.016
ABV: 6.5%
Color: 9.4 SRM
IBU: 75.1
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-07-2011, 06:24 PM
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Posted By Elsmth
Thanks Sleepyemt. I have to look at the recipe...

Thanks Sleepyemt. I have to look at the recipe again. If I bump my honey up to 1.50 lb. I get 1.087 OG. Also, why not use Chinook in there? It is known to have a grapefruit aroma. I'm thinking if I...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-05-2011, 04:22 PM
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Posted By Elsmth
The problem is the 1.084 OG and the 1.012 FG. To...

The problem is the 1.084 OG and the 1.012 FG. To get there I think you need a lower mash temp. Of course the yeast strain could help alot too. We should do several brews with 152, 155 or higher and...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-05-2011, 01:29 PM
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Posted By Elsmth
Ok guys I have the recipe I'm going to make in...

Ok guys I have the recipe I'm going to make in two weeks. I met with a Master Brewer and a Brew Shop owner (who is familiar with the brewers at Bells) who both make me feel inadequate when discussing...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-03-2011, 08:22 PM
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Posted By Elsmth
Sleepyemt, what honey did you use? The more I...

Sleepyemt, what honey did you use? The more I think about it I might bump the honey to 2 lbs. as a compromise between our recipes. In addition, tomorrow I'm visiting a brewer with some experience...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-03-2011, 08:14 PM
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Posted By Elsmth
Hey guys. Thanks for the feedback. I was torn in...

Hey guys. Thanks for the feedback. I was torn in which way to go with this recipe. Using BeerSmith doesn't help when substituting sugar for grain. It doesn't increase your attenuation, but I agree...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-03-2011, 03:28 PM
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Posted By Elsmth
Guys: Here is what is bothering me about...

Guys:

Here is what is bothering me about these recipes. I'll highlight items that seem important in Bells' info:

We donít have any specific recipes scaled to the homebrew size, but I can offer...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-23-2011, 04:45 AM
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Posted By Elsmth
Sweetwater IPA

I was in Atlanta in December and tried Sweetwater's IPA. It is an easy drinking IPA and I enjoyed quite a few one evening. Anyway, to get the grapefruit aroma there is only one hop that can produce...
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