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Discussion on brewing beer from malt extract, hops, and yeast.
guypettigrew
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Re: brewing

Post by guypettigrew » Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:33 pm

Wonderful. And well done your missus.

What's the recipe?

Guy

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Re: brewing

Post by mark14 » Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:57 pm

one and half kilo lme, one kilo brown cane , 564 grams lme malt, 564 grams black treacle boiled 30 mins with 80 grams warrior hops, in filter bag, added to fermenter making 22 liters in total, norsk ale yeast 10 grams it stopped tasted hoppy and bitter so added 545 grams golden syrup not fermenting added 500 grms brown demarara and crossmyloof belguim yeast now going likke mad every 10 sec a burp i

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Re: brewing

Post by mark14 » Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:59 pm

will do an IPAnext wit wife to make sure i stick to a recipe lol

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Re: brewing

Post by mark14 » Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:15 am

Mangrove Jacks 1.5kg Pure Liquid Malt Extract - Amber , i will see what hops and yeast needed, will be next

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Re: brewing

Post by mark14 » Thu Apr 30, 2020 8:41 am

hi all bottling today will prime with half tea spoon sugar in 500 ml , have ordered new hops ,yeast and malt extract , also going to add juniper berries to fermenter with hops, bit of disagreement this end wife wants IPA but i will add all with hope i get a dry hop flavour , will post on here as to fg and taste of brew later today then start my new in a week when bits arrive , cheers and thank you, ps how much sugar to add i have one and half liters malt for new brew of 23 liter, want to hit about 5% alcohol

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Re: brewing

Post by mark14 » Fri May 01, 2020 2:41 pm

bottled the heavy 2nd brew , tastes very much like harveys doombar, came in at 1.008 primed white sugar 1/2 tea spoon to 500ml bottles, colour a deep brown slightly reddish, so onto 3rd brew

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Re: brewing

Post by mark14 » Wed May 06, 2020 5:56 pm

hi al first brew , tasted, been in bottes about 24 days, tasted about 4 to 6, all a bit different primed with demerara , should i start to drink or lea, .ve a bit longer. On my 3rd brew looked about forum says to leave in primary 4 to 6 weeks Danstar BELLE SAISON yeast is that ok ? i will prime straight to bottle cheers

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Re: brewing

Post by guypettigrew » Wed May 06, 2020 6:36 pm

If you've tasted 4 to 6 of them and enjoyed them, then keep going! The rest may get better if you keep them, but you need something to drink now!

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Re: brewing

Post by mark14 » Wed May 13, 2020 2:40 pm

hi all, result 2nd brew taste malty but not to much very hoppy slight fizz ,seems strong on first pint going for second, colour like a newcastle, very enjoyable, so my first two brews are good, waiting for third to complete, cheers

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