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Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 09-23-2012, 10:52 PM
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Posted By pintail78
Its not the sorghum that gives it that metallic...

Its not the sorghum that gives it that metallic taste, its the yeast not having enough nutrients. Add some DAP Di-ammonium Phosphate and ferment it at the correct temp and it will be good. Its a bit...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 09-23-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 80
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Posted By pintail78
One final note, if your having symptoms like a...

One final note, if your having symptoms like a high C-reative protein or things other symptoms associated with gluten, I would suggest consuming no gluten-meaning prepare whole foods all by yourself...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 09-23-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 22,622
Posted By pintail78
Yes thats true. Its a personal choice. For me I...

Yes thats true. Its a personal choice. For me I have GI, nutritional, and stomach issues on gluten, they go away completely if I'm off it. If those symptoms/conditions don't come back Im good with...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 09-22-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By pintail78
The base malt isnt the problem, sorghum extract...

The base malt isnt the problem, sorghum extract is a great base. Its the accessory malts you want. With the ability to add 1 or 2 #'s of crystal, black malt etc makes all the difference. I just...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 09-22-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 22,622
Posted By pintail78
I developed celiacs, diagnosted 5 years ago, I...

I developed celiacs, diagnosted 5 years ago, I had nutrient deficiency, and small insestine problems. GF works good for me, but I'm not terribly sensitive, example I can drink 1 or 2 coronas with no...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 09-22-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,581
Posted By pintail78
I was one of first to start using DAP, that was a...

I was one of first to start using DAP, that was a few years ago. Ive used it on probably 30-40 batches, heres my take:
1) I use it sparingly, maybe a level tsp at most, or even 1/2 of that.
2) Its...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 04-07-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 874
Posted By pintail78
brown sugar

hey has anyone used a little (1/2 #) brown sugar in their beers? I tried a little of the Brown (BR) belgium candy sugar with good results, and theoretically should be the same, any ideas/experience...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 04-07-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,581
Posted By pintail78
dont worry about it, throw it in at the end of...

dont worry about it, throw it in at the end of the boil, use about 1 tsp (no more), and you will have a nice strong fermentation. this stuff helps take out the metalic taste in the sorghum malt, i...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 04-07-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By pintail78
I use a little dap, 1 tsp for 5 gallons, it works...

I use a little dap, 1 tsp for 5 gallons, it works great.
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 03-06-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,175
Posted By pintail78
Anyone w a good GF Irish Stout Recipe??

Looking for something like a Guinness recipe. Mainly a GF substitute for the dark barley malt...any ideas/successes?
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 03-06-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,162
Posted By pintail78
Just kegged her yesterday, pretty nice today...

Just kegged her yesterday, pretty nice today still green but seems like a keeper. pretty hoppy no sorghum bite...yet. SG 1.037 FG 1.007
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 03-01-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,162
Posted By pintail78
BTW I like the nottingham yeast in most ales with...

BTW I like the nottingham yeast in most ales with a higher sg (dont know about lower), anything over about 1.055. It's fast, and generally pretty clean tasting, with good clarity etc....
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 03-01-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,162
Posted By pintail78
hey, I roasted my own grains about 350-375 for...

hey, I roasted my own grains about 350-375 for about 20, anything hotter they start to pop, they give it a nice nutty flavor. I used the safeale yeast, i'm 3 days in sg was 1.037 and I'm at 1.020 at...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 02-28-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,162
Posted By pintail78
Hey all, Im a celiac....diagnosed about 3 years...

Hey all, Im a celiac....diagnosed about 3 years ago, all grain brewer before. The recipe would be a snap with barley malt. The low gravity stuff is harder with the sorghum, lightening it with honey,...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 02-27-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,162
Posted By pintail78
Low gravity bitter ideas????

Anyone tried something like this? I just did:

3# sorghum extract
1/2# amber belgian sugar
1/4# dark roasted sorghum grains
4 ox maltodextrin
lots of hops, 30units
a tsp of DAP and yeast...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 02-13-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,972
Posted By pintail78
I think 4 weeks is way too much-you can start to...

I think 4 weeks is way too much-you can start to have problems with that unless you are lagering. I let ale ferment (usually 5-7 days to complete w DAP) and then set a couple of days with finings/dry...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 01-21-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 31,199
Posted By pintail78
they have updated their site and information....

they have updated their site and information. they claim that it works on beer now, and show a series of ez gluten test strips on barley, it looks like it works but at a higher level than wheat.
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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-21-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,112
Posted By pintail78
forgot to purge 02 headspace before force carbonating and shaking!!!

Anyone done this before, i purged the o2 headspace the day after i shook and force carbonated it. is it going to be heavily oxidized quickly? it had about 6 inches from the top of a corny keg..
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 01-16-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,972
Posted By pintail78
ive found that getting it to start and ferment...

ive found that getting it to start and ferment faster, still at good ale temps give less twang. so the diammonium phosphate (its a simple nutrient-like a fertlizer) and getting your yeast going the...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 01-16-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 674
Posted By pintail78
FYI: a few ez-gluten tests on materials

EZ gluten claims 10 ppm for wheat, barley and rye, and also claims to work on beer too. They have updated their site to show barley results too! Despite the problems ive read about with the ez gluten...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 01-16-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By pintail78
A few GF tips-brew to belly 1 week (and really good)

Hey Ive a few tips ive learned that have helped me a lot. I was waiting 2 weeks to ferment and then 3-4 weeks to bottle condition to get a decent result. Now Im going from brewing to really good (way...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 01-16-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,972
Posted By pintail78
strongly dry hop it, and add di-ammonium...

strongly dry hop it, and add di-ammonium phosphate, it will ferment out in a couple of days instead of a few weeks.
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 01-07-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,496
Posted By pintail78
i'll check the oats, i dont have anymore test...

i'll check the oats, i dont have anymore test kits. ive found they work pretty well in general for what ive tested, but i have heard of false positives/negatives as well. they have examples of the...
Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 01-06-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,496
Posted By pintail78
Just tested this for gluten, it was a 5 gallon...

Just tested this for gluten, it was a 5 gallon batch with 5# of fawcett malted oats, some sorghum, dark candy, and maltodextrin, and whites ale yeast diluted down to less than 1 ppm in final beer.
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Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 01-04-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,347
Posted By pintail78
Hey Lcasinova, did you ever get to try the batch...

Hey Lcasinova, did you ever get to try the batch you made from the the twin valley malt? How did it turn out?
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