I have heard mention of late addition of extracts. I was under the impression that you need to boil the extract to kill off any possible nasties? When I brew, so far always from a prepackaged kit, ...
Still back on extract brews due to time/equipment constraints, but I am making a cream ale this week. Have one lb of flaked maize for a 5 gallon batch (along with 6 lbs of DME), and I understand that ...
I'm presently an extract, partial boil brewer. I was thinking of steeping oat malt (from, for example, Thomas Fawcett). Will this work? I'm using a recipe here, which calls for flaked oats. But ...
I've been told that for extract brewing it's best to simply calculate the original gravity instead of measuring it. Is this correct? What are the pros/cons either way? What about with ...
I'm making a late hopped extract beer later tonight. (Jamil's Evil Twin as posted http://www.mrmalty.com/late_hopping.htm) He suggests at 90 minute boil with the first hop addition coming 20 minutes ...