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Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-17-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By NTexBrewer
Great post and I like that your website has your...

Great post and I like that your website has your recipes. Have it bookmarked to try some of your recipes.

Sounds like you had a great summer with your son!
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 08-17-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By NTexBrewer
Beer sign from Grogtag

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Just got this in the mail today. Pretty happy with how it turned out considering I'm not the artistic type. They have lots of templates to choose or you can upload something to a blank...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-15-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By NTexBrewer
1 gallon brews are great. The only...

1 gallon brews are great.

The only downside if you make something awesome it could be gone in a week!

1 gallon brews are also good to experiment with ciders and meads.

Mr. Beer fermenters...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 08-14-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By NTexBrewer
Something is not right with your strike water...

Something is not right with your strike water temperature and your mash temperature. You have strike water at 171.6 and your mash was at 155.6. This is a temperature difference of which is a...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 08-14-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By NTexBrewer
http://www.simplebiabcalculator.com I mostly...

http://www.simplebiabcalculator.com

I mostly do 2 Gallon (in the fermentor) batches. I use this calculator and it most of the times works fine. I usually come in a degree high which is better...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-12-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By NTexBrewer
http://beerandwinejournal.com/rye-wit-session-beer...

http://beerandwinejournal.com/rye-wit-session-beer/

I would try this recipe and the add dried lemon peel that you can get from lhbs.

I think the mosaic hops give more citrus/lemon then sorachi...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-12-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By NTexBrewer
Your welcome. I think I put in Google your spice...

Your welcome. I think I put in Google your spice ingredients followed by beer recipe.

BYO magazine and their website usually has lots of good articles to get bits and pieces for making recipes or...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-12-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By NTexBrewer
https://byo.com/stories/item/2258-winter-seasonal-...

https://byo.com/stories/item/2258-winter-seasonal-beers

Give this a read. I just power skimmed it but it looks like the first recipe has a lot of the spices you were planning to put in your beer....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-12-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By NTexBrewer
A keg carbonates because you are forcing CO2 into...

A keg carbonates because you are forcing CO2 into the beer.

Bottle conditioning carbonates from the Yeast eating the priming sugar and producing CO2 that gets trapped in the bottle. The yeast...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-12-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By NTexBrewer
Wits are one of my favorite styles and I have...

Wits are one of my favorite styles and I have brewed several batches. They have all been in the normal gravity range. The one thing that I have noticed is that they lose the coriander/orange flavor...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-11-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,072
Posted By NTexBrewer
Looking at my notes, I did not sparge for this...

Looking at my notes, I did not sparge for this one. I do BIAB. I used 1.8 gallons of water and did a hard squeeze to get as much liquid out as possible. My notes show that I had 1.75 gallons pre...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-05-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,072
Posted By NTexBrewer
I was following the recipe "Hand Pict Heather...

I was following the recipe "Hand Pict Heather Ale" in the June/July 2014 magazine. For 5 gallons this recipe calls for 3 cups (about 3 oz) for 60 minutes and 1 cup (about 1 oz) at flameout. These...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-05-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,072
Posted By NTexBrewer
Last month I brewed a 1 gallon batch based on the...

Last month I brewed a 1 gallon batch based on the Zymurgy magazine article. This was my scaled down recipe

1.5 lb Maris Otter
0.1 lb Crystal 20L
0.2 lb Honey (Late Addition)

0.6 oz Heather...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-03-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,494
Posted By NTexBrewer
"Quite hoppy" to them may be ordinary hoppy per...

"Quite hoppy" to them may be ordinary hoppy per American standards.

http://www.germanbeerinstitute.com/styles.html

Here is a good website about German beer styles


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Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-11-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,094
Posted By NTexBrewer
Definitely try it again. May be a bad beer or...

Definitely try it again. May be a bad beer or something.

Our bottle shop sells singles so I bought a Tank 7 farmhouse since I like the style and it had great reviews. Tasted terrible, could not...
Forum: General Techniques 07-09-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By NTexBrewer
You must not be far from me in TX. Of course most...

You must not be far from me in TX. Of course most of Texas will be 100 soon. I have seen threads where people do what you are describing. Maybe some googling will find the most efficient setup. Not...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-08-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By NTexBrewer
I would guess that almost any craft beer from the...

I would guess that almost any craft beer from the US would be hard to find in Europe.

I would think Anchor Steam Beer would be a good choice just for the fact that it is one of the few true...
Forum: General Techniques 07-08-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By NTexBrewer
Do you divert the tap water back into the rain...

Do you divert the tap water back into the rain water barrel so you at least can reuse the water for watering your plants when you need it.
Forum: Belgian and French Ale 06-28-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 111,894
Posted By NTexBrewer
Really like this recipe. I used Fuggle to bitter...

Really like this recipe. I used Fuggle to bitter and Ardennes yeast because that is what I had. I used belgian bottles so I could carbonate this beer high. Taste is very close to the original.
...
Forum: General Techniques 06-27-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By NTexBrewer
I have used Crystal Light with good results for a...

I have used Crystal Light with good results for a Shandy. It was 50/50 witbier and Crystal Light.

I have also brewed a Shandy with lemon juice and back sweetened with lactose. This brew was not...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-24-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,811
Posted By NTexBrewer
https://byo.com/stories/item/137-american-pilsner-...

https://byo.com/stories/item/137-american-pilsner-style-profile

Here is the original article. I brewed the Partial Mash version. Both the partial mash and all grain version have a typo in the hops...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-23-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,811
Posted By NTexBrewer
Kombat, GMO grains are genetically modified...

Kombat,

GMO grains are genetically modified so they are tolerant in herbicides like roundup. So the grain may actually not be bad for you but they are spraying herbicides that may not be the best...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-22-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By NTexBrewer
Best Little Brewfest in Texas

Just spent the day in Olde Towne Lewisville at the BLBIT. Anyone else on the forum attend?

Tried many local beers and my favorite was Cobra Brewing, Best Little Mistake Stout.


Sent from my...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 06-11-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By NTexBrewer
I have no problem giving credit to the original...

I have no problem giving credit to the original recipe developer. Part of it is just not being able to come up with an original name.

As others have said you will find that you will find a...
Forum: General Techniques 06-10-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By NTexBrewer
I did a Tripel at 3.7 volumes in 750ml bottles. ...

I did a Tripel at 3.7 volumes in 750ml bottles. It sounds like a lot but it will not be gushing or anything like that. It basically ensures that you have a nice stream of very small bubbles and a...
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