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  1. MrBlackrock

    American IPA LemonCash IPA

    Wanted to try some new hops i had not tried before so came up with this little IPA. Tasted my first ones this week and they came out really nice. GRAINS: -3300.00 g (fr) CHÂTEAU PILSEN 2RP (1.5 SRM) 51.6 % -1250.00 g Vienna Malt (3.5 SRM) 19.5 % -700.00 g Oats, Flaked (1.0 SRM)...
  2. MrBlackrock

    Advice on my next Belgian IPA

    Hi all. Been lurking the forum for a while. I havent created much recipes yet and would like advice on my next Belgian IPA: 4.00 kg CHÂTEAU PILSEN 2RS (1.5 SRM) Grain 1 63.0 % 1.00 kg Pilsner (2 row) (Gambrinus) (1.6 SRM) Grain 2 15.7 % 0.45 kg (fr) CHÂTEAU ABBEYE NATURE® (22.4 SRM)...
  3. MrBlackrock

    American IPA My Summer Grapefruit RyePA

    First recipe i post here. Also, one of my first homemade recipe's (so much great ones here to brew! ) Been brewing for a little over 6 months now. This was my 13th brew. Had some Rye on my hands and wanted to test it out. So here it goes: Brew House Efficiency: 67% GRAINS: 4.00 kg Pale...
  4. MrBlackrock

    Pre-boils Gravity Higher than Post Boil

    This makes no sense i know. My last 3 batches had the same damn thing going on. Just finished brewing a Belgian IPA. After Mashing/REcirculate/Sparging (fly) into my kettle i took a sample that i placed in my fridge to cool it off. Took a reading (around 30C) if i remember. 1.060...
  5. MrBlackrock

    Fermentis S-04 Wierd Mineral Taste

    Briefly, I have been brewing for about 6 months. Over the course of those 6 months i went from total newby to All Grain brewing. I am currently at 21 batches (5 gals) under the hood. I have noticed a really wierd Mineral taste coming from all the beers i have made with the S-04 (Nut Brown...
  6. MrBlackrock

    Help me with MASH efficiency, please!

    So, i have been having a hard time hitting my numbers on mash. I constantly am about 15 points under. I use a 10 gal Igloo Tun with a False bottom and a bazooka. The false bottom sits over the valve and bazooka. It also prevents 5L of water to touch the grain, wich is added to beersmith. I...
  7. MrBlackrock

    Double IPA advice/critique

    Hi there. Trying myself at a Double Ipa and would like any advice. Here it is: 6.50 kg Pilsner (2 Row) Ger (2.0 SRM) Grain 1 77.8 % 0.90 kg Vienna Malt (Weyermann) (3.0 SRM) Grain 2 10.8 % 0.45 kg White Wheat Malt (2.4 SRM) Grain 3 5.4 % 0.25 kg Carafoam (2.0 SRM) Grain 4 3.0 %...
  8. MrBlackrock

    Critique my Upcoming recipes (novice brewer)

    I would like advice on my upcoming batches. Pretty much went from scratch on these recipes. Nut Brown Ale: 4.00 kg Pilsner (2 Row) Ger (2.0 SRM) Grain 1 76.9 % 0.45 kg Brown Malt (Crisp) (65.0 SRM) Grain 2 8.7 % 0.45 kg Chocolate Malt (450.0 SRM) Grain 3 8.7 % 0.30 kg Biscuit Malt (23.0...
  9. MrBlackrock

    Critique my First Recipe (Belgian IPA)

    So, i have been brewing a little over 2 months now (already 9 batchs...rabbit holed myself badly with this hoby) This is the first recipe I created. I want advice/tips on it! Feel free to critique ! 5.00 kg Pilsner (2 Row) Ger (2.0 SRM) Grain 1 84.0 % 0.50 kg Caravienne Malt (22.0 SRM)...