Believe me, when I brew I prefer the British malts however if you are looking to copy 2 Hearted then with the Maris Otter you will not have the correct flavour profile. Still a good beer I am sure but not the same.
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Just my opinion, but if this is your first RIS then I think it better that you stick more to your base recipe and resist the temptation to make too many "exotic" flavour additions. On the other hand you may want to split the batch , do half with the vanilla and coffee beans etc. and the other half w...
- Mon Sep 26, 2016 5:12 pm
- Forum: Hops
- Topic: UK hops influence on head retention
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The reasons for the difference in head are simple: Traditional Belgian beers are generally primed to between 3 and 4 volumes of CO2 - very high - and they also will tend to use a high amounts of foam positive adjuncts such as wheat. Traditional British beer will end up with roughly 1.2-1.8 volumes ...
these products does affect the beer and you'll need to do some recipe adjustments. I have an article due to appear in Zymurgy later in the year that delves into this. What sort of recipe adjustments are you referencing? I am curious as I have used Clarity Ferm several times now with good results. C...
Sounds as though the recipe was a success Do you bottle all of your brews or do you keg some? I keg most of what I brew these days although I do not force carbonate.