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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-30-2009, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Hagen
I'd swap out the cascade for an english hop, and...

I'd swap out the cascade for an english hop, and call it a sweet stout.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-29-2009, 04:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,002
Posted By Hagen
I second that. Get your fermentables from the...

I second that. Get your fermentables from the lightest extract you can, and let specialty grains give you the color/flavor. You'll have a much better brew.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-29-2009, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By Hagen
the chickens get it with the spent grain.

the chickens get it with the spent grain.
Forum: Scottish and Irish Ale 07-28-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,219
Posted By Hagen
Highland Thistle 80/-

Some might look at the mash schedule and think it's overkill. Keep in mind that I designed this recipe to yeild an authentic product using a highly attenuative inexpensive dry yeast like US-05.

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Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-27-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By Hagen
The feeling I got is that this is a hybrid style...

The feeling I got is that this is a hybrid style like a german altbier. That is, using an ale yeast at low fermentation temps and treating it like a lager. The youngest I've had mine is 2 months cold...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-27-2009, 01:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By Hagen
Thanks for hanging out with me today! I would...

Thanks for hanging out with me today! I would have posted this up sooner, but after cleanup and dinner, it was spontaneous nap time.

A couple folks expressed interest in the recipe, so here it...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-26-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By Hagen
We've been back up and running for almost a half...

We've been back up and running for almost a half hour, sparing now!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-26-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By Hagen
Sorry about the blackout, I hate vista! I'll be...

Sorry about the blackout, I hate vista! I'll be back up in a minute!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-26-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By Hagen
Live brewcast 12noon EDT: Scottish 80/-

I'm going to be doing my 80/- today. This style features a slightly different process than typical brews, and you may find it interesting. If you've tried brewing scottish styles without success in...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-19-2009, 03:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By Hagen
yeah, we shut down before the boil was done and...

yeah, we shut down before the boil was done and started cleaning up. Thanks to thos who came by, and we'll post up the date and time for when we con the kilts and do the partigyle session in character
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-18-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By Hagen
Live brewcast now!

My buddy Ogre and I are doing a back to back brew, I'm about to cool my ESB, and Ogre just mashed in his imperial amber. C'mon in and hang out, have a drink and ask questions! We'll be going until...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-18-2009, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By Hagen
Here's what I got in Beersmith... Beer ...

Here's what I got in Beersmith...

Beer
Robust Porter


Type: All Grain
Date: 7/17/2009
Batch Size: 5.50 gal
Brewer: Hagen
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-18-2009, 01:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,045
Posted By Hagen
Is the bitter aftertaste dry and almost powdery...

Is the bitter aftertaste dry and almost powdery feeling? Did you either boil the specialty grains or squeeze out the bag after steeping? Either one of those can lead to tannin extraction and the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-17-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,428
Posted By Hagen
I personally don't like a smoked character in my...

I personally don't like a smoked character in my wee heavies. That is simply a matter of personal taste. As said above, a smoky character is historically accurate from before the industrial...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-17-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,454
Posted By Hagen
I had the understanding (and it could be wrong)...

I had the understanding (and it could be wrong) that part of the purpose of a protien rest on unmalted and/undermodified grain was to break down the longer chain protiens into shorter dextrines that...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-17-2009, 01:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,454
Posted By Hagen
With the grain bill that high in unmalted wheat,...

With the grain bill that high in unmalted wheat, you needed that protien rest. Shoot for 122-125*F.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-17-2009, 01:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By Hagen
Usually, if it's contamination/infection, you'll...

Usually, if it's contamination/infection, you'll know it as soon as you pull the stopper or lift the lid. I had my first one in fourteen years a couple weeks ago and it was unmistakeable. The smell...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-04-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Hagen
This is kegged in cornies. The other reason I'm...

This is kegged in cornies. The other reason I'm going with this recipe is cost. It's my cheapest recipe. Since I'm donating the beer to the party, I'm using it as an excuse to test my process, hence...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-04-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Hagen
Oh, I'm going to have a bunch of 2 liters in my...

Oh, I'm going to have a bunch of 2 liters in my personal cooler. I'm bringing the oatmeal stout, irish red, amber and ESB for personal cunsumption and sampling.

The experiment is more for my...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-04-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Hagen
Consistiency in brewing

For the past two weeks I have been doing an experiment regarding my brewing prowess.

You see, my neighbor at the end of the block asked me to both roast a pig and brew beer for the upcoming...
Forum: Virginia HomeBrew Forum 01-06-2009, 02:28 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,142
Posted By Hagen
I'll have to double check the work schedule. As...

I'll have to double check the work schedule. As long as the First Bank of Hagen has funds availible, I'm down
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-26-2008, 02:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,561
Posted By Hagen
Well, I should say, being the breadwinner in the...

Well, I should say, being the breadwinner in the house, I'll be the one paying for it, but it's MINE!!! HEHEHEHEHEHEHE!!!!
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-25-2008, 11:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,561
Posted By Hagen
I got a 2009 Ford Ranger XLT 4X4!

I got a 2009 Ford Ranger XLT 4X4!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-12-2008, 01:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By Hagen
I'm not sure about red wheat, but when I do wheat...

I'm not sure about red wheat, but when I do wheat beers, I use pale wheat malt or white wheat. Either way, I mash in at 122*f to 125*f and hold for 20 minutes. Then, I do a double decoction, 20 min...
Forum: Belgian and French Ale 11-06-2008, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,668
Posted By Hagen
Somewhere on here is a thread where a guy that...

Somewhere on here is a thread where a guy that actually brewed Blue Moon posted up the recipe. I went off of his 50% barley, 40% wheat and 10% oats. I bumped up the gravity a few points and ...
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