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What ingredients should I use for a grocery home brew?

Let's start with your hops replacements. Traditionally (before hops became common) all sorts of other herbs were used. These all had something in common: an intense bitter flavor. You need the ...
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What makes a beer syrupy in texture?

Using today's highly modified malts, mash temp makes a lot less difference than it used it. I'd say it's the rye. I have made many, many rye beers and as the % of rye rises, the beer gets a thicker, ...
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What makes a beer syrupy in texture?

Generally the temperature of the mash can give a thicker consistency to the beer as you move from 63-68 degC for you mash temperature the high you go the more dominant alpha-amylase will be. This ...
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Rye malt and ferulic break

Link Ferluic Acid Rest This rest is one that people who make wheat beers sometimes use. It is short but its at 111-115 degrees. It develops ferulic acid. Doing this rest aids to the clove like ...
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What ingredients should I use for a grocery home brew?

I would get some honey, maybe some fruit, bakers' yeast and make a mead. Factory produced bread yeast generally has an alcohol tolerance of around 14% AbV. https://www.growforagecookferment.com/mead-...
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Rye malt and ferulic break

It's my understanding that ferulic acid is released in the mash and produced by yeast in fermentation. Typically unmalted rye is used in sahti this may have similar properties as malted wheat ...
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Yeast and flower for raspberries and rye beer

No hate here would love to know how this turns out. Here is a list of Edible flowers: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_edible_flowers You could also try a Belgium yeast strain to get a nice ...
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Yeast and flower for raspberries and rye beer

I like the fruity and florals from London Ale yeast. Sounds fun. Let us know how it turns out. Curious though. Why not just use rye grain and then add the smoke infused berry solution in secondary? ...
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