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Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-16-2014, 08:21 AM
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Posted By Brew2Be
Hi Soviet. Sorry, about the missing information. ...

Hi Soviet. Sorry, about the missing information.

It tastes a bit alcoholic which puzzles me a bit since the room it was fermenting is was generally around 20 celcius (68 F). It doesn't really...
Forum: Cider Forum 05-14-2014, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Brew2Be
Thanks for the replies. I have read about Graff...

Thanks for the replies. I have read about Graff on here before, but never connected the dots :smack:! Will probably try a modified version of Brandon's.

Thanks again!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-14-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Brew2Be
American Pale Ale with Galaxy not tasting as expected

Hi HBT.

A while ago I brewed an APA with galaxy hops. I was quite excited when I ordered the hops for the batch, since I read on BYO that it had the following profile:

"When used as a late...
Forum: Cider Forum 05-09-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Brew2Be
Making a cider with base malt for sweetness

Hi HBT.

I've been wanting to make a cider for a while and today an idea struck me. Iøve been reading up on making cider with ale yeast (the only yeast I've currently got in stock is S-04 and...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-13-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Brew2Be
So I should just use 30L as normal (8% of the...

So I should just use 30L as normal (8% of the grist in this case) and then maybe a tiny bit of black patent for color adjustment (I like dark porters)?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-13-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Brew2Be
Using crystal 30L for american styled porter?

Hi guys.

I'm doing a clean-up brew and I have Maris Otter, crystal 30L, chocolate malt available to me. I want to brew an american styled porter, but I am unsure whether crystal 30L will give it...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-19-2014, 08:31 PM
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Posted By Brew2Be
I missed my O.G.. Compensate with sugar?

Hi HBTers.

I brewed an all-grain APA today, a recipe I've done before. I did it just as before, but for some reason I missed my O.G. I was supposed to get 1.053 but I got 1.044. Is this "missed by...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-13-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Brew2Be
Thanks for the inputs and clarification on this...

Thanks for the inputs and clarification on this subject. Interesting points for me to consider for my next batch / pour. Thanks again.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-04-2014, 10:16 AM
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Views: 680
Posted By Brew2Be
Thanks for the input. Maybe it is as simple as...

Thanks for the input. Maybe it is as simple as that (in my case).
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-04-2014, 10:15 AM
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Posted By Brew2Be
Does the torrified wheat give any clarity issues...

Does the torrified wheat give any clarity issues with your brew?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-04-2014, 10:14 AM
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Posted By Brew2Be
Thanks for the mashing temperature tip. I usually...

Thanks for the mashing temperature tip. I usually mash at around 154, maybe I should try out the 156-158 range for improving lacing / body.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-03-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By Brew2Be
Thanks. I'm quite happy with how it turned out.

Thanks. I'm quite happy with how it turned out.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-03-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By Brew2Be
Here's an update. I ended up brewing the recipe I...

Here's an update. I ended up brewing the recipe I originally posted with the 60 minute addition moved to 45 as BeerLoverHere suggested, and using Safale US-05. Here is a pic:
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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-03-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By Brew2Be
Adding carapils for lacing

Hi. I recently brewed a recipe I came up with (this is my recipe but I moved the 60 minute addition to 45: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f12/will-my-smash-apa-become-too-bitter-454609/).
It was...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-13-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Brew2Be
Noted. Thanks for the input!

Noted. Thanks for the input!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-13-2014, 07:24 PM
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Views: 293
Posted By Brew2Be
Thanks for the reply! Definitely some important...

Thanks for the reply! Definitely some important points (especially about the dark APA thing). I will try reformulating and posting the recipe in this thread for feedback.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-12-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Brew2Be
Looking for input on american brown ale recipe

Hi every one. I am trying to create an American Brown ale recipe. I have the following so far:

Maris Otter - 1.8 kg (89%)
Crystal 60L - 0.21 kg (10%)
Chocolate malt - 0.09 kg (4%)

Cascade - 8...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-01-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By Brew2Be
Thanks for the input. Now it makes sense why the...

Thanks for the input. Now it makes sense why the recipe in the book I am reading about recipes used only wheat - it was extract. I am using a modified BIAB approach with all-grain so I guess I could...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-01-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By Brew2Be
Are the rice hulls necessary? Thus far I have...

Are the rice hulls necessary? Thus far I have never used them (I am using a modified BIAB approach)
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-01-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By Brew2Be
You mean 60% wheat and 40 % pils, right? I am...

You mean 60% wheat and 40 % pils, right? I am asking because I thought a wheat beer would have wheat as its main ingredient
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-01-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By Brew2Be
German wheat recipe too "simple"?

Hi HBT. I am trying to put together a straight forward, thirst quenching, easy drinking german wheat and I have been looking around, especially in the book "Brewing Classic Styles" by John Palmer.
...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-28-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By Brew2Be
Thanks for the insight guys. I just pitched the...

Thanks for the insight guys. I just pitched the yeast. Hope it will work out great!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-22-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By Brew2Be
Will a layer of hop trub at bottom of fermenter harm my beer?

Hi.

Yesterday I made an APA. Everything went fine, but alot of hop sludge was transfered into the primary.

There is a thick layer, maybe about 4-5 cm at the bottom of it. I haven't pitched...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-21-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By Brew2Be
US-05 it is (now that I think about it, it makes...

US-05 it is (now that I think about it, it makes sense since 05 is an american strain.

I will try a 45 min. addition since I don't like harsh bitterness in my beer.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-20-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By Brew2Be
I think I will go with 05 then (Never tried it...

I think I will go with 05 then (Never tried it before. Mostly used 04)

BeerLoverHere - I tried changing my addition to 45 min and now my IBU/O.G is 0.809. Are you thinking about a lower value?...
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