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Forum: India Pale Ale 12-12-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,962
Posted By WeissGuy
Honestly, I think they might use 12 pounds of...

Honestly, I think they might use 12 pounds of marris otter. The website says "2 Row" but MO is a 2 row barley. It is a little darker in color, so to hit the 10 SRM mark you need to only use exactly 1...
Forum: India Pale Ale 12-11-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,962
Posted By WeissGuy
Just for fun, I emailed SN about what Lovibond...

Just for fun, I emailed SN about what Lovibond caramel malt they use, and what SRM they target, and they got back to me!:

"Thank you for reaching out to us and for expressing your interests in...
Forum: India Pale Ale 12-10-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,962
Posted By WeissGuy
Ok, thanks. I don't have beersmith, so for now I...

Ok, thanks. I don't have beersmith, so for now I just use this handy calculator, but when you check your SRM it gives two different numbers, which are always different by about three points, so just...
Forum: India Pale Ale 12-09-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,962
Posted By WeissGuy
Your color is dead on, are you measuring that...

Your color is dead on, are you measuring that 13.4 in SRM Morey or Daniels?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-23-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,645
Posted By WeissGuy
Thinking about using this as my base in an Irish...

Thinking about using this as my base in an Irish Red in the nearish future, anybody have thoughts on this? I've never brewed with it.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-16-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,796
Posted By WeissGuy
Looks great! Instead of the Perle Dry Hop, try an...

Looks great! Instead of the Perle Dry Hop, try an ounce of Columbus. Or just bump another ounce of one of the two hops you already dry hop with.
Forum: Stout 11-11-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By WeissGuy
I should note, this beer's actual OG was about...

I should note, this beer's actual OG was about 1.045 and the FG was 1.013.
Forum: Stout 11-11-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By WeissGuy
Fighting 69th Irish Dry Stout

Brewed this Memorial Day 2013 with my dad, getting him into the hobby. In honor of Memorial Day, I named this after the famous Irish battalion of the American Civil War. Anyways, enough history,...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-11-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,508
Posted By WeissGuy
Just using a rough calculator, you're looking at...

Just using a rough calculator, you're looking at about:

7.5 lbs Marris Otter
1 lb Brown
0.8 lbs. Crystal 70
0.8 lbs. Chocolate

1.25 oz Fuggle (4.5% AA) at 60
0.5 oz. Fuggle (4.5% AA) at 15
Forum: New York HomeBrew Forum 07-09-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,076
Posted By WeissGuy
Yeah my hometown says Utica but I'm actually...

Yeah my hometown says Utica but I'm actually about 15 minutes east in Mohawk. I really appreciate your offer. For now, with a move coming in the near future anyway, I will hold off on taking on any...
Forum: New York HomeBrew Forum 07-06-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,076
Posted By WeissGuy
How did your store make out after all the...

How did your store make out after all the flooding? Was going to drive out and buy some ingredients from you before all of this took place, but all my equipment except for my brew kettle got wrecked...
Forum: New York HomeBrew Forum 06-09-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,076
Posted By WeissGuy
I'm from the Utica-area, but I am in Albany...

I'm from the Utica-area, but I am in Albany frequently. Anyone know of any upcoming competitions other than the state fair? I've never tried one, but I think it would be fun.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-09-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By WeissGuy
In an effort to go for simplicity with this beer,...

In an effort to go for simplicity with this beer, I'll use one type of hop for now. I'm going to try it first with an all-cascade bill, and then all-chinook sometime down the road. Eventually I'll...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-08-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By WeissGuy
Thanks Yooper. With that advice, I think I'll...

Thanks Yooper. With that advice, I think I'll cut the Victory down to 0.5 lbs, add the lb. of Munich back in, and drop the caramel 40 down to .75 lbs.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-08-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By WeissGuy
APA recipe input needed

I've decided to try to make my own APA recipe. My goals for this beer are: 1) Create a Pale Ale that I can potentially become my "house beer." I get the impression that my BMC friends are most open...
Forum: Stout 06-06-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,679
Posted By WeissGuy
This looks like a really fun recipe to try out,...

This looks like a really fun recipe to try out, might have to give it a go soon.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-27-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By WeissGuy
Brewday ended well, but lo, I am an idiot...

Brewday ended well, but lo, I am an idiot sometimes. I think the reason my pre-boil gravity was so low is because I was taking hydro readings on very hot (~145F) wort....when I took readings of...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-27-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By WeissGuy
Low-preboil, need help!

Hi guys,

Just gathered my wort and my pre-boil gravity is low. I needed around 1.034 and I have about 1.025. I plan on lengthening the vigor and length of my boil, but can I also add some corn...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-25-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By WeissGuy
Could I also adjust my pH a little by doing 50/50...

Could I also adjust my pH a little by doing 50/50 between packaged gallons of water and tap water?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-25-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By WeissGuy
Thanks Yooper! Been a long-time lurker on this...

Thanks Yooper! Been a long-time lurker on this site and your wisdom has helped me indirectly many times, pleasure to finally have you answer one of MY questions haha. I'll go with a thinner mash...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-25-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By WeissGuy
Should my hard water affect my H20/grain ratio?

Hi all-

I have pretty hard tap water, and I want to know if this will affect what my water/grain ratio should be. I haven't had time to get a full water report, as I just moved into my current...
Forum: Porter 05-23-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 226,788
Posted By WeissGuy
Thanks! I've never used oak in any form, so you...

Thanks! I've never used oak in any form, so you just taught me something. Cheers.
Forum: Porter 05-23-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 226,788
Posted By WeissGuy
Would this beer lend itself nicely to some aging...

Would this beer lend itself nicely to some aging on bourbon-soaked oak chips for a couple months? Looking for a nice porter to do that with.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-23-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By WeissGuy
This is great, thanks alot!

This is great, thanks alot!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-21-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By WeissGuy
Thanks, cheers.

Thanks, cheers.
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