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Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 11-16-2012, 08:43 PM
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Posted By DougmanXL
That recipe is crazy, I like it. I wonder if I...

That recipe is crazy, I like it. I wonder if I can modify it and make Chicha instead? Although I would probably use hops (I hate infections); probably 1/2oz of willamette or fuggles. Then maybe...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 11-16-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By DougmanXL
Also I think it's short on purpose to prevent...

Also I think it's short on purpose to prevent beer from getting into the co2 line easily. If you tip the keg or if you lower the pressure on the regulator and bleed co2 from it (instead of the keg...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 11-15-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,863
Posted By DougmanXL
Keep in mind that the varieties of liquor/beer...

Keep in mind that the varieties of liquor/beer available in Ontario is limited compared to the USA *cough-LCBO* (and everything is overpriced). If I could buy T'weason ale, I would, same goes for...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 11-08-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,863
Posted By DougmanXL
Lets discuss it over a Bards (lol). Bard's Tale...

Lets discuss it over a Bards (lol). Bard's Tale is the best commercial GF beer I've had (except Snowman Brewing's triple but theyre not for sale yet). They malt the sorghum...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 10-04-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By DougmanXL
All I know is, don't trust sprouted grains to...

All I know is, don't trust sprouted grains to self-convert like malted ones, add amylase to be safe... also I think (in my case at least) they were kilned at a high temperature, because they tasted...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 10-04-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By DougmanXL
Got my malt from Natures Emporium north of...

Got my malt from Natures Emporium north of Toronto... don't think I can get malt across the border. It was listed as sprouted grains, I'm not sure who eats that but it was expensive. It could have...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 10-01-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,115
Posted By DougmanXL
Oops, Snowman brewing must have been referring to...

Oops, Snowman brewing must have been referring to the amount of wet grain (before malting and drying) when they said 17lbs of grain... So it was $3/lb regardless of roast type, and takes about 10lbs...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 10-01-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By DougmanXL
Most GF products are 1.5-2x the cost of regular...

Most GF products are 1.5-2x the cost of regular ones, however remember we are buying in bulk here vs at the supermarket (where they gouge)... so $3/lb for base millet malt (2-row) would be fine and...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 10-01-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By DougmanXL
Thanks for the help man... you're probably right,...

Thanks for the help man... you're probably right, plus using my (heavily chlorinated) water probably didnt help. I roasted 2 of 6 trays badly (over 300F), and they were dark, 2 trays were about...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 09-30-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By DougmanXL
Update: Ok i probably didnt need to panic... it...

Update: Ok i probably didnt need to panic... it didnt matter anyway, the amalyse did the trick, it was 1.022 after, which sounds about right for the grain bill i had. Plus since it was a brown ale...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 09-29-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By DougmanXL
Exclamation conversion failed?

Hey all, I'm having a big problem with grains... I was able to obtain sprouted buckwheat and quinoa from a health-food store, and I assumed I could roast it and brew with it. So I followed the PDF...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 09-20-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,421
Posted By DougmanXL
I dunno if anyone else has seen this, but my LHBS...

I dunno if anyone else has seen this, but my LHBS gave me a brochure from White Labs advertising using Brewers Clarex to make gluten free beer from barley/etc... but he knew I had tried that, so he...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 08-10-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 60,328
Posted By DougmanXL
Thank you so much! I was having the exact same...

Thank you so much! I was having the exact same problem with the aussie forums...

After reading it, it seems to be the most detailed and concise guide to GF malting/brewing I've seen. If it were...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 07-16-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,342
Posted By DougmanXL
I think I hijacked the thread... sorry. Just,...

I think I hijacked the thread... sorry. Just, I've had bad experiences with clarex, but those millet beers were Fantastic! I haven't even had the opportunity to make a millet beer (i dont have...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 07-13-2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,342
Posted By DougmanXL
History seems to be repeating itself :p...

History seems to be repeating itself :p http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f164/low-gluten-beers-may-not-safe-306390/

I agree with igliashon - I made some gluten-reduced beers, one with 2 vials of carex,...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 02-23-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By DougmanXL
I second radical brewing. Although it may not...

I second radical brewing. Although it may not help in terms of the "gluten free" aspect, it is full of great ideas and interesting stories/history, and is a great/enjoyable read. Also there is How...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 02-21-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,592
Posted By DougmanXL
Hey guys, I wasn't going to post this yet,...

Hey guys,

I wasn't going to post this yet, but since you brought up the subject...

I have been experimenting in the dark arts, creating "Gluten-Reduced" beers, and drinking them myself. I am a...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 02-18-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,592
Posted By DougmanXL
I've actually brewed 2 gluten reduced beers, and...

I've actually brewed 2 gluten reduced beers, and I am fairly sensitive to gluten. I'll post my full experience soon, but so far its not good - something more needs to be done to a gluten-reduced...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 02-07-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,001
Posted By DougmanXL
There is a way to reduce gluten (aka gluten...

There is a way to reduce gluten (aka gluten reduced beer - like Estrella Damm Daura), using brewers clarex, but thats done during fermentation not to the malt, also I thought Greens used sorghum......
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Posted By DougmanXL
I like the glacier tanks.

I like the glacier tanks.
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 02-03-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 67,088
Posted By DougmanXL
Yeah it didn't sprout at all... stupid bulk barn...

Yeah it didn't sprout at all... stupid bulk barn probably does that. Thanks, guess I'll have to try and find another supplier...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 01-10-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,120
Posted By DougmanXL
I made an awesome double IPA (100 IBU) that I...

I made an awesome double IPA (100 IBU) that I called "MAGNUM" (there was a picture of a gun on the label, lol), which used 1oz Magnum at 60m, and 1oz East Kent Goldings at 10m (and of course 6.6lbs...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 01-10-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,018
Posted By DougmanXL
Jaggery Belgian

Hey guys, I thought I would share an interesting and delicious beer I brewed, that I'm currently drinking. I call it, the "Jaggery Belgian" - it's a belgian strong ale with Jaggery/Panela instead of...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 01-03-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By DougmanXL
I was having difficulty getting the right yeast...

I was having difficulty getting the right yeast count using a cup of rice syrup solids in the past - the stuff had a tendency to separate and settle at the bottom. Buying a stir-plate helped, but...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 12-22-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,065
Posted By DougmanXL
They probably clean the line before doing a run...

They probably clean the line before doing a run of gluten free beer... but sounds like they are going to put a lot of thought into the flavor, it may be the best GF sorghum beers ever - way to go...
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