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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #465 on: September 17, 2015, 08:02:13 PM »


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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #466 on: September 17, 2015, 08:03:05 PM »
Fantastic, Paul! Glad to see you posting again.
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #467 on: September 17, 2015, 08:19:46 PM »
Fantastic, Paul! Glad to see you posting again.

thanks man - work has been more hectic recently - thankfully not to the detriment of brewing, only posting!
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #468 on: September 17, 2015, 09:51:22 PM »
Looks awesome, Paul. That's a beer to lose a couple liters to.  ;)
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #469 on: September 17, 2015, 10:36:14 PM »
Indeed.
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #470 on: September 18, 2015, 12:18:34 AM »


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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #471 on: September 23, 2015, 11:39:34 AM »
Carabrown and Caramunich make for a pretty fetching amber, I think:


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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #472 on: September 23, 2015, 02:55:30 PM »
Thanks, it's just 8% carabrown, 8% caramunich III, and 1% midnight wheat. It really is that red. On the rebrew I'll pull both those down to about 6%, it's a bit unbalanced as is.

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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #473 on: September 23, 2015, 03:06:01 PM »
Thanks, it's just 8% carabrown, 8% caramunich III, and 1% midnight wheat. It really is that red. On the rebrew I'll pull both those down to about 6%, it's a bit unbalanced as is.

That is nice looking. What base malt?
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #474 on: September 24, 2015, 04:39:00 AM »
Thanks, it's Crisp Maris Otter. I think it contributes some orange hues that make it pop.
Maris Otter looks as good as it tastes!
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #475 on: September 24, 2015, 12:40:47 PM »
My Festbier.


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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #476 on: September 24, 2015, 01:10:03 PM »
Nice, Bryan.

Do you guys fine with gelatin or how long does it take for your beers to drop bright? Lately, it seems like my  beers have been taking over 4 weeks to clear. It's kind of annoying actually.
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #477 on: September 24, 2015, 01:26:00 PM »
that is one incredible looking festbier.  triple decoction?  would love to review the recipe on that one.

as for clarity, my lagers drop bright pretty quickly.  In fact, I kegged a mandarina pils last weekend and it was nearly bright going into the keg already.

ales, it can take a while longer, in which case i sometimes use gelatin if i want it crystal clear right when i tap it.
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #478 on: September 24, 2015, 01:30:39 PM »
Yeah, amazing looking beer. I'll bet that keg doesn't last long.
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #479 on: September 24, 2015, 03:19:40 PM »
that is one incredible looking festbier.  triple decoction?  would love to review the recipe on that one.

as for clarity, my lagers drop bright pretty quickly.  In fact, I kegged a mandarina pils last weekend and it was nearly bright going into the keg already.

ales, it can take a while longer, in which case i sometimes use gelatin if i want it crystal clear right when i tap it.
I don't know what I could do differently to get them to clear better. I use Bru'n water with RO to adjust, I get (as far as I know) a good hot and cold break as well.
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