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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-07-2013, 06:44 PM
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Posted By bigbadal
OK i'll go ahead with those recommendations and...

OK i'll go ahead with those recommendations and see what I get, thanks both of you.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-07-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By bigbadal
Weyermann pilsner malt

I just picked up a bag of said base malt for brewing a few hop forward saisons and a few white IPAs
Whilst having a pint at my favourite local brewery after passing through the LHBS i asked the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-05-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By bigbadal
If you're a foam junkie ad 4oz each of...

If you're a foam junkie ad 4oz each of wheat/flaked barley/carafoam it will not affect your clarity and your friends will give you some kind of illustrious title like "FOAMASTER"
:mug:
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-04-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By bigbadal
Get some pride of ringwood hops and do a standard...

Get some pride of ringwood hops and do a standard australian bitter 1oz FWH and 1oz 15min with marris otter or an australian IPA that uses galaxy hops if you can get your hands on them, I brought...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-01-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 37,641
Posted By bigbadal
my god...you don't know what you're getting...

my god...you don't know what you're getting yourself into my friend. I have 4 high yielding plants and its a big job at picking time, not to mention watering and pruning in the spring/summer! you're...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-30-2013, 03:14 PM
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Views: 240
Posted By bigbadal
Wlp380

I brewed a white galaxy IPA 1,050 and pitched a tube of WLP380 and it took off fermenting very quickly and i let the temp freerise just to its maximum recommended temp then i went to the basement to...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-26-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By bigbadal
The grist looks perfect but I would change 20min...

The grist looks perfect but I would change 20min hop to fuggles and 1 min to a 10 min EKG
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-25-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 902
Posted By bigbadal
Wow, give it a try! Worst case is you get...

Wow, give it a try! Worst case is you get something non viable for beer. Best case is you have a true wild yeast!
good luck
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-22-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,190
Posted By bigbadal
no worries buddy it's not obvious the first time,...

no worries buddy it's not obvious the first time, just a one second blast each pull and thats it with the pressure 10-20 as you said.:mug:
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-22-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,190
Posted By bigbadal
test your system with water (no need to carbonate...

test your system with water (no need to carbonate the water) wind it up to functional pressures and put some starsan or soapy water on everything and check for leaks, If the seals are wet then they...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-22-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By bigbadal
I would back off on the molasses, if it dominates...

I would back off on the molasses, if it dominates the flavour profile you won't be happy.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-22-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By bigbadal
Red Ale

10 lbs Grambinus pale
1 lbs carrared
8 oz flaked barley
4 oz crystal 45L
4 oz carafoam
4 oz biscuit malt
2 oz carafa III special


1 oz Chinook (homegrown) 60min
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-21-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By bigbadal
yep check it out mate, you will love it!

yep check it out mate, you will love it!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-19-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,181
Posted By bigbadal
10lb grambinus ESB ,5lb carared 1oz black...

10lb grambinus ESB
,5lb carared
1oz black malt
4oz medium crystal

english hops and english yeast
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-19-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By bigbadal
you could do a nice CDA with those hops

you could do a nice CDA with those hops
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-16-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,937
Posted By bigbadal
It's not complicated man read the post again.... ...

It's not complicated man read the post again....
fresh yeast comes every 3 months the date is clearly printed on the packet under 2 weeks old.
me put yeast in beer NO STARTER!
I NEVER reuse yeast...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-15-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,937
Posted By bigbadal
Thats one thing I forgot to mention, my LHBS ask...

Thats one thing I forgot to mention, my LHBS ask me what I want when she does a wyeast order every 3 months so I use yeast that has been packaged under 2 weeks
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-15-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By bigbadal
I can see what you're going for, sounds excellent...

I can see what you're going for, sounds excellent in fact
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-15-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,937
Posted By bigbadal
I have made belgian pales and imperial IPA up to...

I have made belgian pales and imperial IPA up to 1,070 and pitched one smack pack - no problems no stuck fermentation or under attenuation. Don't waste time or money is what I say but look above how...
Forum: Belgian Strong Ale 12-15-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,430
Posted By bigbadal
I got scared of the brett and never brewed it...

I got scared of the brett and never brewed it up........:drunk:
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-15-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By bigbadal
Do the whole lot with saaz, it will ferment dry...

Do the whole lot with saaz, it will ferment dry so 14% aa is not necessary & do a 4 - 6 oz dry hop. I put 4 oz of oats in mine and left it at 4 degrease celsius @ 12 PSI for 2 months before pouring...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-15-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 35,490
Posted By bigbadal
grow your own hops and buy bulk grains from...

grow your own hops and buy bulk grains from elsewhere. Every dollar lost is felt by that guy I bet my ass.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-09-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By bigbadal
No worries, I'll first wort hop and late addition...

No worries, I'll first wort hop and late addition the hell out of it.
FWH 1 oz chinook
20min 1 oz cascade, 1 oz chinook
15min 1 oz cascade, 1 oz chinook
10min 1 oz cascade, 1 oz chinook
05min...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-08-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By bigbadal
Hops

hey folks, I grew a fair amount of Cascade and Chinook hops this year so I was thinking I might use both in a black ipa, will these hops compliment each other? I'll just ad that when I was in...
Forum: Belgian Strong Ale 10-03-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,430
Posted By bigbadal
niiiiiiiiiiice, i'm brewing that badboy up soon...

niiiiiiiiiiice, i'm brewing that badboy up soon but i'll use the wyeast PC-trapist blend.
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