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Old 03-22-2010, 08:40 PM   #211
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I wonder what you'd have to do to make a "dirty blonde." Or better yet a dumb blonde.
Use water from the toilet.

(See: "Idiocracy")
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Old 03-22-2010, 09:04 PM   #212
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Use water from the toilet for the dirty blonde and use Brawndo for the dumb blonde? NICE!!!

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Old 03-22-2010, 11:13 PM   #213
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It's got what plants crave.

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Old 03-23-2010, 01:34 AM   #214
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It's got what plants crave.
Electrolytes!!!

(Bicarbonates to be exact)

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Anyone know a sub for the Caravienne Malt. The one LHBS I was going to go to is out and I wanted to make just one trip.

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Old 04-06-2010, 08:29 PM   #216
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Old 04-06-2010, 08:33 PM   #217
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Anyone know a sub for the Caravienne Malt. The one LHBS I was going to go to is out and I wanted to make just one trip.
A mix of light and dark Crystal might do the trick. Since you need 4 oz of Caravienne for this recipe, maybe 3 oz of Crystal 20, and 1 oz of Crystal 120 just for a little extra caramel kick. It won't be identical, but could work in a pinch, especially since the Caravienne is so low. 20 will give the sweetness, and 120 the caramel/malt.
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Old 04-06-2010, 09:18 PM   #218
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Caravienne is a crystal malt colored about 22-24°L so crystal 20 is pretty damn close and I don't think it's worth trying to blend two different crystal malts, but if you did I wouldn't use anything as dark as 120. It's not like half 20 half 150 gives you 85, they are largely different flavors. It would be like mixing a light roast coffee and an espresso roast, you don't get medium roast from that.

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Old 04-06-2010, 09:37 PM   #219
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This brew is pretty much about the yeast flavor isn't it? I bottled some that wouldn't fit in the secondary and tried it young. Nice aroma cold but little flavor, which came out as it warmed up.

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Old 04-07-2010, 04:06 AM   #220
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Is using a secondary for the beer after 2 weeks still advised? I have had this going in the primary for 16 days now and have read many posts in other parts of the forum that using a secondary is not really needed and can become a problem. This is the first batch of this recipe I have made so I would like to make sure I don't screw it up at thios point.

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