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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-18-2012, 02:52 PM
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Posted By MrAverage
See this recipe and comments: ...

See this recipe and comments:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f58/something-like-stella-108648/

and this:

http://www.fermentarium.com/homebrewing/brewing-beer/how-to-make-stella-artois/
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-27-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By MrAverage
Not according to the 5th edition of the Real Ale...

Not according to the 5th edition of the Real Ale Almanac which gathers recipe information directly from the breweries as well as numerous other British sources that report that Landlord is made from...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-27-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By MrAverage
Breshire Brwqing Co in MA produces an ale (Steel...

Breshire Brwqing Co in MA produces an ale (Steel Rail Pale Ale) using 100% 2 row malt with no toasted or crystal and it's a very tasty brew IMO. It's defienitly an American pale ale and not an ESB,...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-27-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By MrAverage
Some great beers are brewed using just one type...

Some great beers are brewed using just one type of malt and a couple of varieties of hops. A prime example is Tmothy Taylor's Landlord[I] [/I. To quote from their website: [I]Landlord has won more...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-25-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By MrAverage
Oh ...I missed that (obviously) never mind,....

Oh ...I missed that (obviously) never mind,....
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-25-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By MrAverage
On Ebay: World's oldest documented bottle of ale

Allsopp's Arctic Ale 1852 England

the starting bid is only $89,900!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Worlds-oldest-documented-bottle-ale-Allsopps-Arctic-Ale-1852-England-sealed-/190668170780
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-16-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,069
Posted By MrAverage
No you're not alone. It's become quite the fad in...

No you're not alone. It's become quite the fad in homebrewing and craft brewing to see how much hop bitterness can be crammed into a glass of beer, and that's fine, but there certianly seems to be a...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-05-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By MrAverage
You're also not going to get as much bitterenss...

You're also not going to get as much bitterenss from your hops as you should due to lower utilization.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-04-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,762
Posted By MrAverage
And this is where the fun lies....trying to...

And this is where the fun lies....trying to figure out which of the "real" recipes is the "real" one......;)

how to account for the caramel/toffee flavor ? ? A few thoughts:

1) It seems to me...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-04-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,762
Posted By MrAverage
Here's the recipe and specs from one of the Line...

Here's the recipe and specs from one of the Line or Wheeler British clone brewing books. It's suposed to be based on the actual recipe used by the brewery:

Hobgoblin - Wychwood Brewery

25 litre...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-27-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By MrAverage
Brew the pale ale as a straight pale ale and let...

Brew the pale ale as a straight pale ale and let it sit until your return. Six weeks on the yeast cake ain't gonna do no harm.

Also brew the honey cream ale described above. It sounds good!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-20-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By MrAverage
Having a recipe in percentages rather than...

Having a recipe in percentages rather than amounts is actually a GOOD thing...but I'll explain why later.

You're unlikely to find any reference that will give you what you've asked for above - a...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-28-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,465
Posted By MrAverage
Cream of tartar is an acid and it makes the...

Cream of tartar is an acid and it makes the chemical reaction that inverts the sugar. You can also use ascorbic acid (vitamin C) but I understand that C of T works better.

BTW - you can make a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-27-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,939
Posted By MrAverage
For batches that size, try a small canoe paddle...

For batches that size, try a small canoe paddle with the finish sanded off (hey, you're in Canada where everyone has a canoe sitting around their house, right? ;) )
Forum: General Techniques 02-23-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,627
Posted By MrAverage
The answer is that it should be added at some...

The answer is that it should be added at some point during the boil. The question is when - at the start or near the end?

As others have pointed out, the addition of the sugar at the start of the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-23-2012, 02:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By MrAverage
Kevin offers good advice. Just wanted to add the...

Kevin offers good advice. Just wanted to add the following:

To convert EBC to SRM: Multiple EBC by .375 and add .46. (SRM = Lovibond....the difference is that in the US, Lovibond is commonly used...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-02-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By MrAverage
As far as I know, there is no recipe database...

As far as I know, there is no recipe database other than one you manually enter yourself.

Edited to add: One thing that's pretty cool about it is that not only willit list recipies for which you...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-02-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By MrAverage
Like BeerSmith v1.4, Beer Alchemy will compare...

Like BeerSmith v1.4, Beer Alchemy will compare your ingredient inventory against recipes you've saved in your database and will suggest appropriate recipies.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-01-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,892
Posted By MrAverage
I was in a book store the other day and I saw a...

I was in a book store the other day and I saw a new (to me at least) book on home brewing called The Brooklyn Brew Shop's Beer Making Book. In it there's a recipe for a beer made with lobster. Really.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-01-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,892
Posted By MrAverage
What can I say? I know it's probably considered...

What can I say? I know it's probably considered blasphemy in the homebrew world but I really like what I like and really dislike what I dislike. These beers all have qualities that I dislike and...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-01-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,892
Posted By MrAverage
1)Belgians - never had one I liked. 2)...

1)Belgians - never had one I liked.

2) Beers with fruit or pumpkin in them. Beer should taste like beer, not candy or pie.

3) Most spiced beers - most are waaaayy overdone

4) Hefeweizen
...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-01-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By MrAverage
Some commercial examples of pale ale/bitter you...

Some commercial examples of pale ale/bitter you might find:

Samuel Smith's Pale Ale
Bass Ale
Spitfire Ale
Old Speckled Hen
Boddington's British Ale (a poor example IMO. As Budweiser is to...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-25-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,416
Posted By MrAverage
I'm not trying to be argumentative, so please do...

I'm not trying to be argumentative, so please do not think I am.

I have read and re-read that basic point many times and I have chosen to believ it and use DME for my starters. They work, and...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-25-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,416
Posted By MrAverage
I know, I know... there are very good technical...

I know, I know... there are very good technical reasons why you shouldn't use corn sugar for starters, but I know a guy who uses them all of the time and his beers have done very well in competions....
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-21-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,103
Posted By MrAverage
The beer was in the primary for 20 days. Temps...

The beer was in the primary for 20 days. Temps were between 65 and 68.

I have bottled regular gravity ales (ie 1.043 - 1.056) 14 days to as long as three months after brewing and have not noticed...
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