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by rui
Tue Apr 11, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Something light and refreshing
Replies: 5
Views: 1276

Something light and refreshing

Helloo to all, from a sunny and warm Portugal :D Every easter i have a tradition of brew something, and this year will be a something light and refreshing for the warm days... and something that the shitty lager drinkers tolerate :mrgreen: here's the recipe: Golden/helles Recipe Specs --------------...
by rui
Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Brewdays
Topic: busy and nice brewday stout
Replies: 13
Views: 1890

Re: busy and nice brewday stout

Monkeybrew wrote:First ever roasted piglet brewday pic, quality :D
thanks 8) usually in my free days, I help my family at our restaurant, roasting piglets and Kids in oven! Typical dishes here, in this region of Portugal. While i m roasting, i have time to brew :D
by rui
Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Brewdays
Topic: busy and nice brewday stout
Replies: 13
Views: 1890

Re: busy and nice brewday stout

alexlark wrote:Nice grain bill. Out of interest, did you cap the mash with the dark malts or mash all together, full duration?
i added the dark grains at the beginning of the mash. Did a glucan rest with the flaked barley.
by rui
Sat Apr 08, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: Brewdays
Topic: busy and nice brewday stout
Replies: 13
Views: 1890

busy and nice brewday stout

today i had a busy day, but i was still abble to brew a batch of stout and do a kind of kegerator. the brew was nice and easy, i improved a bit my eficiency, and everything went well! :thumb: here's the recipe: Recipe Specs ---------------- Batch Size (L): 18.5 Total Grain (kg): 4.790 Total Hops (g)...
by rui
Thu Feb 09, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: brewing for my birthday party
Replies: 1
Views: 673

brewing for my birthday party

Hello brewmates from a sunny and cold Portugal This weekend i have some spare time, and i will brew a beer for my bithday in may. I know, seems to be a bit early, but i want to do something that the shitty lager drinkers enjoy....or not (i dont mind, more for me to drink 8) ), but i have a doubt: wh...
by rui
Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: No style, just a lager
Replies: 0
Views: 556

No style, just a lager

This weekend i m thinking to brew another batch of beer and this time will be a lager!! No style, just wanna use up two packs of s-23, using the perfect temperature, for this, of my brewroom, 9º-12ºC, and have something nice for my birthday party in May :D I will keg it after fermentation and leave ...
by rui
Tue Jan 10, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Brewdays
Topic: APA or LAGER - decisions with the yeast
Replies: 3
Views: 976

Re: APA or LAGER - decisions with the yeast

Secla wrote:id definitely go s05 for an apa
thanks, maybe will be my choice!!

cheers
by rui
Tue Jan 10, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Brewdays
Topic: APA or LAGER - decisions with the yeast
Replies: 3
Views: 976

Re: APA or LAGER - decisions with the yeast

i forgot to say that the malts were old, so my efficiency drop 8%....!!! time to buy new malts :)
by rui
Tue Jan 10, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Brewdays
Topic: APA or LAGER - decisions with the yeast
Replies: 3
Views: 976

APA or LAGER - decisions with the yeast

helloo to all of you, from a sunny and cold Portugal!! Today i had a free day at work, so i had the chance to brew my first batch of 2017. When i have a day off, usually i help in family businesses, today i was roasting piglets for our restaurant, and also gives me the time to brew. I was brewing an...
by rui
Sat Dec 17, 2016 3:35 pm
Forum: Brewdays
Topic: best bitter
Replies: 12
Views: 1725

Re: best bitter

Just a quick question. I dont see why you boiled for 90 min, but only put the first hops in 75 min from the end. maybe a volume issue? a bit high pre-boil? yes, was a volume issue!! tried yesterday to check carbonation.....one of my best pints that brewed recently!! Later, after i leave work i will...
by rui
Fri Dec 16, 2016 11:09 am
Forum: Brewdays
Topic: best bitter
Replies: 12
Views: 1725

Re: best bitter

So, sunday i kegged this bacth!! Ended up with a FG of 1016, thats the main reason that i kegged instead of bottling. And the other reason is that i expect to have my kegerator ready for christmas!! heres a foto of kegging!! http://i842.photobucket.com/albums/zz345/ruialvesquemsabe/15319215_10153965...
by rui
Thu Nov 24, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: Cardiff Bitter
Replies: 2
Views: 608

Re: Cardiff Bitter

looks lovely!! good luck with that!!
how big was your batch?
by rui
Thu Nov 24, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: Brewdays
Topic: best bitter
Replies: 12
Views: 1725

Re: best bitter

During the mash i notest that was a bit to warm, 68.9ºC instead of 67ºC.... yesterday i took a gravity reading after 12 days, and still has 1017....a bit higher of whaat I was expecting......the airlock has no activity...i think that the higher temp of the mash with the cooler temp of fermentation (...
by rui
Sat Nov 19, 2016 11:50 am
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: RIS recipe wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 994

Re: RIS recipe wanted

LOOKS LOVELY! how big will be your batch?
by rui
Fri Nov 18, 2016 3:56 pm
Forum: Beer Recipes
Topic: RIS recipe wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 994

RIS recipe wanted

Usually, i brew something around christmas, calling it my christmas' brewday, and this year i was thinking to brew the beer of 2017 christmas, that would be a RIS. Never brewed one, but i m thinking about that since i two years ago. i would preciate if someone could help me with a recipe. As ingredi...