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Old 10-08-2010, 06:14 AM   #31
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It's cheaper just to buy that crap. You know what you like but don't try and brew it.

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Old 12-28-2010, 04:22 PM   #32
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I brewed this on 12/26 and based on the recipe from Forest from AHB I came up with this for a 10 gal. batch.

10 lbs of Munich malt
6 lb of 2-row
1 lb 120L crystal
1/2 lb. caramunich

2 ounces of Hallertau (3.5-4.5 AA) at 60 minutes
1 ounce Cascade at 45 minutes
1 ounce Cascade at 5 minutes.

2 tbs Irish Moss @ 10 min.

Wyeast 1084 Irish Ale (should have used 2 smack packs but screwed up and only bought one)

I mashed this at 155F for one hour and batch sparged. Got 12 gal. pre-boil @ 1.046 SG
OG @ 10 gal. post-boil was 1.055

I am fermenting in a chest freezer with a controller set at 65F.

After 36 hours, it is bubbling really well even with the under pitching of the yeast. I will update here when I see how it turns out.
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Old 01-03-2011, 04:52 PM   #33
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Checked the SG yesterday (after one week). It is at 1.018 down from OG 1.046. I racked one 5 gals. into secondary and left the other 5 gals. in primary. I'm doing a test to see if they will taste different. BTW, it tastes really good right now.

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Old 01-10-2012, 12:17 AM   #34
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Is it light or dark munich?

Originally Posted by Austinhomebrew View Post
I can steer you in the right direction if you want it to taste close. Your recipe will make a light stout not a red. It may be somewhat red in color but not really and it won't taste like a red should.

Replace the Pilsner malt with 5 lbs of Munich malt and 3 lbs of 2-row
Replace the 1 lb of 40L crystal with 1/2 lb 120L crystal (120L is the best for reds)
Change the caramunich to 1/4 lb. (yes 1/4 lb.)
get rid of the chocolate and roasted barley

Use Hallertau and Cascade for the following additions:
1 ounce of Hallertau (3.5-4.5 AA) at 60 minutes
1/2 ounce Cascade at 45 minutes and 1/2 ounce Cascade at the last 5 minutes.

Tried and true let me know what you think if you go with the recipe.


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Old 04-01-2012, 12:42 AM   #35
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Gotta do this for my niece.

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