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Rushman

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Raising Alcohol
« on: January 08, 2006, 11:52:51 PM »
Which part of the Recp. will increase it the most?
Malt Extract
Spray Dried Malt
Grain

I understand what I have read about it, but I think it is adding SDM, that gives it the most extra.

Thanks

Shakey_Dog

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Re: Raising Alcohol
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2006, 12:04:05 AM »
They will increase the OG and in turn increase the ABV.

Some LME and DME are more fermentable than others.  I brew all grain and have not used LME or DME for so long that I cannet tell what ones are good.

To much home brew I am loosing my memory :D

Don

Rushman

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Re: Raising Alcohol
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2006, 02:32:55 AM »
It's just a matter of time before I use your method..Thanks

Rushman

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Re: Raising Alcohol
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2006, 05:01:28 AM »
Don...Without having to go into alot of detail, why do you prefer the all grain?

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Re: Raising Alcohol
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2006, 05:25:29 AM »
Don hasn't replied yet, but I can tell you why I like AG....the control of the finished product.  Most of all   the  AROMAS and the good company I have when I brew.
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Re: Raising Alcohol
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2006, 11:25:19 AM »
I tend to brew really big brews (when I have one, believe me, that is all you need!!)

You really need the control IMHO to brew a monster.

And there is a certain satisfaction I get from having done it from "scratch"

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Rushman

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Re: Raising Alcohol
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2006, 11:38:04 AM »
Well Stand Back!!!...I am going to go after that " Big Brew" This weekend myself. Going to try an all grain. I just cracked open a 40 oz that I bottled 9 days ago. I'm on my second Mug and my tounge is starting to get alittle numb. Not that it has that high alcohol, but I like the hops!! 5.16% is what I calulated with OG and FG. In a few more months I probably will not buy anymore store bought beer, unless on a trip or out of my brew.  

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Re: Raising Alcohol
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2006, 11:57:30 AM »
How "Big" are you talking?


Shakey_Dog

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Re: Raising Alcohol
« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2006, 12:28:12 AM »
What they said.

Its about controling the final product.

Don

 

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