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Old 09-05-2006, 02:29 AM   #1
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I would like to do some small beers or what other brewers call session beers and wanted to know if I should use rice hulls and how much if so? My concern is my MLT is a converted keg and I don't know if I would have an adequate filter bed with out the hulls. Oh and recipes for session beers would be appreciated too.Thanx in advance.

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I just tapped a cream ale for a barbeque at the start of college football season and it was a big hit. I made it for the BMC drinkers, but I even liked it, and I thought it would suck:

ProMash Recipe Printout

Recipe : Gutter Swill Cream Ale

Recipe Specifics

Batch Size (GAL): 5.50 Wort Size (GAL): 5.50
Total Grain (LBS): 8.00
Anticipated OG: 1.040 Plato: 9.95
Anticipated SRM: 2.7
Anticipated IBU: 10.7
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75
Wort Boil Time: 60 Minutes


% Amount Name Origin Potential SRM
87.5 7.00 lbs. Pale Malt(2-row) America 1.036 2
12.5 1.00 lbs. Flaked Corn (Maize) America 1.040 1

Potential represented as SG per pound per gallon.


Amount Name Form Alpha IBU Boil Time
0.50 oz. Hallertauer Pellet 4.20 2.5 15 min.
0.50 oz. Tettnanger Pellet 4.10 8.2 45 min.


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Lager at 50 degrees for 2-3 weeks.
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