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  1. J

    BeerSmith water profile

    Hey Folks. I‘m still kind of new to BeerSmith. I’m working on a cream ale receipt. Using distilled water water as my water profile which target profile would be best for a cream ale?

    Cream Ale Thoughts....

    Good day beer people. I have come up with the following 'recipe' for a 1 gallon experimental batch: Grains (amounts for 1 gallon batch): Corn - Yellow, Flaked Briess (4.8 oz/gallon) Pilsen Malt 2-Row Briess (3.2oz/gallon) Vienna Malt Weyermann (1.6oz/gallon) Caramel Malt - 20L Briess...
  3. S

    Teamaker Hops

    Has anyone ever used Teamaker Hops before in home-brewing? I just put a 4-Gallon batch of a Cream Ale using small amounts of Centennial and Teamaker @ 60 minutes, small amount of Teamaker @ 30 minutes and another amount of Teamaker @ 10 minutes. All dried whole leaf hops. I know 4 gallons is...
  4. KeizerBrewr

    Tommy Cream Ale question

    So after lurking and researching yeasts for a good cream ale, I decided to tilt the idea on it's head and try WLP005 instead of US-05 or 1056. I've had many cream ales and wanted to try something a bit different. I used the Northern Brewer Cream Ale kit for reference. Has anyone else tried an...
  5. L

    Thoughts on using vanilla extract for cream ale?

    Hi all, I am trying to brew a vanilla orange cream ale, and found that adding vanilla beans (3 total) at flameout with a (30 minute steep) resulted in virtually no flavor, aroma, or even notes. Next time I am planning on using vanilla extract but wasn’t sure how much to add. Obviously this...
  6. PCatsoulis

    Fine-Tuning The Cream Ale

    Hey folks, for my next brew I want to do a simple cream ale. While there are plenty of recipes and really only a few simple rules to follow when making one, I wanna see if anyone can help build some input as to what I can do to really make my homebrew variant a consistent, go to beer for the...
  7. H

    Using fruit in beer

    I made a cream ale recently and when ready I'll split into 3 smaller secondary containers and plan to add fruit. Peaches, raspberries and blueberries, all fresh from the tree/vine! I tried raspberries once last year and they watered down the porter significantly. What tips do y'all have on...
  8. Crushdaley

    Lawnmower beer

    Hint: Copy & Paste this entire email to your favorite spreadsheet Basic Information Batch Name: Lawnmower beer Brewed By: Eddie Style: Cream Ale Batch Size: 10.00 gal Boil Time: 60 min Initial Boil Volume: 10.9 gal Mash Method: All Grain Brew Date: 4/19/18 My Rating: 0/10 Typical Style...
  9. seatazzz

    Critique my partigyle idea....please.

    So I'm sitting here thinking. I know I can brew up a batch of something today by spending about $20 on grain. But...if I spend $30 I can do two batches, if I partigyle. I've never done one at home before, but I think I have a good recipe below to do a DIPA and a cream ale as the partigyle...
  10. wulfsburg

    Newbie here, experimenting. Input needed

    I am doing the following recipe .75 lb Garmbrinus Honey Malt .25 lb Dingemans Biscuit 6 lbs Pilsen malt syrup 1 oz cluster hops It is currently in my primary. I am thinking of racking into a secondary with 5 lbs of pasteurized strawberries. Would this be a good combination to...
  11. IncredibleMulk

    Incredible Mulk's American Cream Ale

    5.5 lbs Extra Pale Liquid Extract 1 lbs 6 Row 1 lbs CaraPils .5 lbs Corn (Flaked) 1 oz. Hallertauer Hersbrucker (60 min) 1 oz. Cascade (10 min) 1 oz. Williamette (2 min) Wyeast 1056 American Ale Mash the grains for 45 min at 152 degrees and sparge with 3 quarts of 170 degree water...
  12. W

    Stella Artois clone with ale yeast

    I'm just about ready to brew my fifth batch of beer and need a little advice from some experienced brewers. My last batch was a cream ale partial mash that I really enjoyed. Next I would like to try something roughly along the lines of a Stella Artois clone, however I don't have the...
  13. otownpyle

    What's up from Mississippi!

    What's brewing guys? I'm a new homebrewer in the state of MS. Yes it's technically illegal here but there are loads of folks that brew here since the state caps the beer we can buy commercially at 5% abw / 6%abv ... AKA 90% of the world's beers are not sold here... Bunch of b.s... I'm currently...