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  1. luis.salas

    Ideas on a 100% Brett project

    Hi, I made my first 100% beer, a Farmhouse ale inspired in this recipe. I'm planning to bottle next week, so I'll have a nice yeast cake fresh to use (I know there are discussions about this, but I've done it many times always succesfully). I guess the brett strain is B. claussenii, due to the...
  2. benoj

    Can you help me fix this IPA recipe?

    Hey, So recently i brewed what I was intending to be an old school clear west-coast IPA with high drinkability. What came out is a sort of - boring-ish, slightly too bitter on the finish un-refreshing beer type drink. On the brew I had an issue with a broken pump in my Grainfather and so I...
  3. C

    Looking for Dragonfruit IPA recipe (Pure Brewing Prroject - #ISO)

    Hey all, a couple of things as I am new to brewing. I just finished a successful clone of Treehouse’s Julius and am working on my next batch. I want to clone #iSO from Pure which is probably my favorite brew and it’s few and far between as well since I live on the east coast. I have reached...
  4. P

    First custom recipe - Pale Ale...thoughts?

    Hello, I just started home brewing with craftabrew recipe kits but I haven’t found what I’m looking for in a beer. My favorite beer I’ve had so far has been Buoy’s Pale Ale from Astoria, Oregon and so I’ve done a lot of research into making my own first recipe. Before I begin buying...
  5. H

    West Coast IPA - recipe help/critique

    This recipe will be my first attempt at a west coast style IPA and my first 10+ gal batch (also first HBT post!) Style: West Coast IPA Type: All Grain Batch Size: 10.57 gal Boil Size: 12.71 gal Estimated OG: 1.071 SG Estimated Color: 11 EBC Estimated IBU: 65 IBU Brewhouse Efficiency: 68.8 %...
  6. C

    Blueberry Vanilla American wheat

    Not too long ago I my fiancé and I had a beer out of Havasu Az called big blue van. Now my fiancé has been bugging me for months to try to recreate it. I am now looking to have my recipe checked. I am brewing a 5 gallon batch of an American wheat. I am going to add blueberries and vanilla pods...
  7. S

    Sierra Nevada’s “Skiesta” Clone??

    Anyone attempted a clone of SN’s Bavarian Lager “Skiesta”? It’s one of my favorite beers by them but it’s all but vanished this year. Wondering if anyone produced a recipe close to it? Sierra’s site claims they used: - Pilsner, Acid, Munich, Biscuit malts - Magnum, Spalt, Tradition hops -...
  8. E

    Beginner Recipe Help

    Hello all! I am not only new to this forum, but I am new to home brewing as well! I have brewed a couple starter kits from Northern Brewer, but have decided to try my hand at making my own recipe to make the beer I want. I have come up with a recipe through looking at the style guidelines...
  9. yungalb

    How much fresh ginger root in a saison?

    Hello everybody. I am looking to brew a ginger saison, had one at a local pub awhile ago that I thought was amazing. I am thinking of adding fresh ginger root grinded with a grater at flame out. How much do you think I should add? I have been looking all around the internet but I have not found...
  10. BlackbirdBrewery

    Critique for Recipe

    Looking at designing a strong sweet stout for Christmas. I'm trying for a honey apple pie flavor. This is only my 3rd brew (extract), so I'll take any and all criticism. Link: Nick's Apple Pie - Extract Sweet Stout Homebrew Beer Recipe - Brewer's Friend Fermentable: 6.6 lb - Light LME 2.21 lb...
  11. MvdDonk

    Double NEIPA recipe advice

    I want to brew my first Double New England IPA with three "C-hops": Citra, Columbus and Centennial (because I have these laying around). Normally I brew 20 liters/5 gallons batches but this recipe is for 15 liter/4 gallons. The recipe is inspired on some articles I've read and other recipes. I'm...
  12. C

    Citra/Cascade APA recipe critique

    Doing my second all grain batch and decided to try to come up with a recipe myself. Needless to say, I haven't been decisive about any part of it. I'm shooting for a crisp, easy drinking APA, perfect for a hot September! OG: 1.053 FG: 1.011 IBU: 39 ABV: 5.5% Grain: 9.2 lbs (77%) American 2-row...
  13. T

    First time recipe!

    Hi brewmasters! This is my first post and I am also very new to the craft of brewing. I have done two brewing kits (chinook IPA / Hazy) but now wanted to go wild and try to make my own recipe for a Belgian Wheat Ale. Trying to make 5gal recipe - was going to us 6lbs of Pilsner DME (using Palmer...
  14. Nozomu

    Citra Amarillo Motueka Ratio for Neipa

    Thinking of doing a neipa with Citra, Amairllo and Motueka, can anyone give me some idea of what sort of ratio i should go with? Cheers
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