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Old 01-09-2009, 02:20 AM   #1
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Im a noob at homebrewing and brewed 1 batch already. I want to brew a stout is there anything special I need to know before I attempt?


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Old 01-09-2009, 02:24 AM   #2
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Im a noob at homebrewing and brewed 1 batch already. I want to brew a stout is there anything special I need to know before I attempt?
Nope, follow the recipe just like you should and you'll be fine.


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Prime and bottle the same?
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Yep, use the calculators available online to figure how much corn sugar to add. Just google "Beer Carbonation calculator"
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I'd suggest using dried malt extract (plain) to bottle with. The bubbles are a little finer, which I think makes the beer feel more like a hand pulled pint.

Edit: you can't substitute DME for sugar 1:1. I generally use about a cup and an eighth of DME for stouts.
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... you need my address so you can send me bottles??


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