Thanks everyone. Used the mittelfruh as I had enough to make up the equivalent aa%. First brew day in about 2 yrs and nothing really went to plan. But it's in the fermenter now so I'll wait and see. Cheers
It's been a long time since I last brewed but recently ordered the ingredients for a home brew.
Just spent the last couple of hours cleaning up the old gear and preparing. But I've now opened my box of ingredients to find the wrong hops have been delivered.
Making the munich dunkel...
Im really interested in these kegs but was wondering if they are suitable for what i'd like to use them for, which would be as mini kegs for both carbing but also serving. I like the smaller size (2L is easier to get through compared to the 5L mini kegs), the look and im guessign theyre a bit...
The recipe suggests it should be ready to drink in 5 weeks! (which i did think was a little optimistic). Anyway, i planned on fermeting at 12C and then conditioning for 4weeks at 3C (in mini-kegs).
I have two packs of MJ BL so I could add all that if extra is needed?
I was wondering if it is common to adjust the hop quantums if the alpha assumed in the recipe differs from the alpha of the hops you purchase?
For example, in the recipe im about to follow the Hop schedule is as follows;
Magnum 11% - 23g @ start of boil
Hallertaurer Mittelfruh 5% -...
I'm planning to brew the Greg Hughes Munich Dunkel recipe tomorrow. The recipe suggests Safelager W34/70 which I did purchase however it says on the pack that it should be pitched in 10-15L of wort. I'm planning a 19l batch.
I'm not able to get hold of another packet of the w34 before...
Would appreciate any suggestions or recipes for my next AG brew. I've been promised fathers day free to brew and plan to use it to make something for my dad's 60th at the start of August.
He's not really a fan of big hop flavours or 'fancy crafty' ipas etc. He likes a traditional...