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They should call it "RateImperialStout" instead of "RateBeer"
It is a nice list though.
I like a little (maybe 4-6 oz for a 5 gallon batch) Caramunich in my BoPils. I do it for flavor, but it contributes nicely to the color as well.
I tried the PR because I read it was a good idea with this grain.
You know, I did a PR for my very first all-grain attempt because I had read some nonsense that convinced me I "had" to... I concluded later on that certain of the many forums on the internet (especially HBT) offer more bad advice than good, and that's when I started paying attention to who was giving the advice over at the NB forum, and then eventually I came to this forum where, though the posts are fewer, the advice is a lot more consistently worth minding.
The only draw back I could see about using that tank as a MT is you would probably be slightly limited on the size of your mash. But my guess is you could easily pull off a 1.080 beer but you may need some sugar additions or DME to get much higher than that. I personally only rarely care to drink or brew a beer much higher than 1.080. On the current system I am running (about to become my pilot system) I have had to use DME a couple of times to reach 1.090. I didn't really consider it a problem.I think you could easily pull off a much stronger beer, just at a much lower final volume
I have the same feelings about the Dolphins as you have against the Pats...just hasn't seemed worth the effort in the past few years.
I can't believe I have to wait 9 more days!!!