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by lov2cook4u
Wed Aug 31, 2005 12:48 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Brown malt
Replies: 1
Views: 4079

Brown malt

Hi all, I was wondering if anyone knows where I can find true brown malt. I know I can roast pale malt. I also have made it by giving the malt a light smoke in my smoker before. But I want to find a company that makes a traditional brown malt from "green" malted barley. I wanted a malt that was drie...
by lov2cook4u
Tue Aug 30, 2005 11:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: What level brewer are you?
Replies: 14
Views: 21322

Extract what??

So to be honest I don't even think I know how to brew a beer with extract or even partial mash? Honestly.... All my years of brewing, 18, I think i have only done one extract and that was my first beer. I have often thought about trying one to see if my flavor of beer would change??? don't know? The...
by lov2cook4u
Sun Aug 28, 2005 12:06 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Need Help To develop a Old english Porter
Replies: 4
Views: 29988

Tasting notes....

Ok here goes: First the beer was poured and drank at temps between 55-60 F We taste tested two beers, Harvey's Thomas Pain Porter and then Old Growler Porter. Thomas Pain Porter: Head when ported was about 1/4 inch and then shrank to about a 1/16 inch very fast but remained throughout. Color was a c...
by lov2cook4u
Sat Aug 27, 2005 12:08 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Need Help To develop a Old english Porter
Replies: 4
Views: 29988

mis-applications of ingredients.

Thanks so much Mesa for responding to my plea for help with this. What I am going to do is open one of my bottles of Harvey's Tomas Pain Porter tonight and sit here and try to nail down exactly what I love about that style. I think your right about the "mis-applications of ingredients". I feel that ...
by lov2cook4u
Sat Aug 27, 2005 11:42 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: wooden cask
Replies: 2
Views: 6902

I hear ya Mesa, the ends of this little cask are exposed to natural oak wood. I know as the barrel ages the flavoring will go down hill. And as far as cask getting infected because I can't get behind the wax? I kinda knew that too when I got into this, but I hoped for the best. If it gets infected i...
by lov2cook4u
Thu Aug 18, 2005 4:15 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: wooden cask
Replies: 2
Views: 6902

wooden cask

So have any of you guys tried to condition in a wooden cask? I just got a nice Hungarian 2 gal. wooden cask. It is waxed lined so it should not get the wood "Infected". I don't have all the right parts to make it a really slick operation yet. I need a Keystone that would fit something so small. and ...
by lov2cook4u
Thu Aug 18, 2005 4:00 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Need Help To develop a Old english Porter
Replies: 4
Views: 29988

Need Help To develop a Old english Porter

Hello all, I am new to the forum and I am hoping so much that you guys can help. I brew all grain and have been brewing for years (I only like to brew all grain). But there is an elusive beer I just can not nail down. I brew porters all the time but can never get my porter to taste like a few "Old e...