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    Color Question (Blackberry and Raspberries)

    So I have a 9 SRM base beer that is being racked onto blackberries and raspberries (20 oz even split for a 1.5 gallon batch). I am hoping for a purple / pinkish color but am scared my base beer was too dark. Any thoughts or experience? Also bonus points, has any one achieved layered colors in...
  2. harry de vos

    GF Pale Ale color enhancement

    hello, I am brewing a couple of 100% GF all grain Pale Ale each year for my sister, but I want the beer color to be darker. I want to achieve this by taking a handfull roasted barley malt (not milled or crushed) and soke it for a couple of hours in cold water. Then take the barley out and add...
  3. BandonBrewingCo

    Is 500g @300SRM = 250g @600SRM

    Title says it all really. Are crystal and dark malts subbed in a linear fashion? Is 1kg 20SRM = 2KG 10SRM? Or is it just with the roasted barley where I have to be extra careful? Is there any guidelines on this (especially for roasted barley)?
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    First Stout - Lower SRM than it should be?

    So I just brewed my first stout; a clone of Rasputin's Imperial Stout. I followed the instructions in BYO to a "T" and the SRM seems way off. Will it get darker? From what I've seen of my other beers they tend to get a little lighter as the haze clears. Did I screw something up? Thanks!