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A small step for man but a giant leap for mankind.

Post by wanus » Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:32 pm

I had a day off work today and thought i would try this.
1 can of Coopers bootmaker PA.
1kg of dark soft brown sugar.
150g of Pale chocolate malt.
50g of EKG hops.
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Having put the pale chocolate malt in a muslin bag i then dropped it into 4 litres of water then simmered at 65c for half an hour.
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While the malt was simmering i poured The coopers PA into a fermenter and added the sugar.
I then removed the pale malt from the pan placed the hops in the wort and simmered at 90c for 10 minutes.
After 10 minutes i removed the hops and poured the liquid into the fermenter and topped it upto 20l with cold water.
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Before i pitched i gotta reading of 1.050.I am hoping for a coffee style porter around 5:1 abv :beer:
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FV 2:Diabolo
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Planning:Wolf Clone

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Re: A small step for man but a giant leap for mankind.

Post by WalesAles » Mon Sep 25, 2017 8:17 pm

Wainie,
Looks OK to me.
What are you Dry Hopping with?

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Post by wanus » Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:02 pm

Was thinking of Dana.
I think it will balance the sweetness (hopefully)
FV 1:Allendale Wolf (Clone)
FV 2:Diabolo
Demi 1:Empty
Demi 2:Empty
Maturing:Nowt
Bottle conditioning:Christmas Ale and Abdij.
Drinking:Christmas Ale,Wolf(Clone)&Diabolo.
Planning:Wolf Clone

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Post by WalesAles » Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:06 pm

Might not work as a Dry Hop......
https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Dana& ... i8uzKdQnuM:

But you never know! #-o

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Post by wanus » Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:03 pm

WTF........i wondered where that was goin for a minute.
After 2 days the brews chugging along nicely.
Its the first time i`ve steeped grains and used them in my kit brews.
It was xtra time and effort but i am planning to step up to extract brewing once i`ve gained experience....hence a small step for man but a giant leap for mankind.
The smells from the pale chocolate malt were amazing.
My missus came in from work and thought i`d had the coffee maker on :roll:
FV 1:Allendale Wolf (Clone)
FV 2:Diabolo
Demi 1:Empty
Demi 2:Empty
Maturing:Nowt
Bottle conditioning:Christmas Ale and Abdij.
Drinking:Christmas Ale,Wolf(Clone)&Diabolo.
Planning:Wolf Clone

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Post by wanus » Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:48 pm

Maybe Dana could serve my beer.
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FV 1:Allendale Wolf (Clone)
FV 2:Diabolo
Demi 1:Empty
Demi 2:Empty
Maturing:Nowt
Bottle conditioning:Christmas Ale and Abdij.
Drinking:Christmas Ale,Wolf(Clone)&Diabolo.
Planning:Wolf Clone

Keep yer pecker hard and yer powder dry.

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Post by IPA » Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:21 pm

wanus wrote:
Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:48 pm
Maybe Dana could serve my beer.
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Like the rest of us I doubt that she looks like that today :lol:
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Post by wanus » Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:35 pm

:lol: Its all in the mind IPA
FV 1:Allendale Wolf (Clone)
FV 2:Diabolo
Demi 1:Empty
Demi 2:Empty
Maturing:Nowt
Bottle conditioning:Christmas Ale and Abdij.
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Planning:Wolf Clone

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Post by WalesAles » Sat Sep 30, 2017 5:21 am

Wanus,
Your Giant Leap should be straight to BIAB, Extract Brewing is too expensive.
Read this thread.......viewtopic.php?f=35&t=67731
The link by PhilB is very informative.
Happy Brewing! :D

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Post by wanus » Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:50 pm

WA
Did I not mention that i am extremely rich........
Seriousley,thanx for the advice first of all and the link.Unfortunatley Philb`s link has fell foul to photobucket.As informative as it is the pictures would have been great also to refer to.However Alexlarks makes good reading with pictures and has given me a lot to think about.Thanx again :-k
FV 1:Allendale Wolf (Clone)
FV 2:Diabolo
Demi 1:Empty
Demi 2:Empty
Maturing:Nowt
Bottle conditioning:Christmas Ale and Abdij.
Drinking:Christmas Ale,Wolf(Clone)&Diabolo.
Planning:Wolf Clone

Keep yer pecker hard and yer powder dry.

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Re: A small step for man but a giant leap for mankind.

Post by WalesAles » Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:22 pm

Ha! Wainie, you are DOOMED! #-o
You are going to the Dark Side, may the Brewing Gods be with you! :D :D

WA

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