Last Activity:06-20-2013 12:30 PM
Posted in thread: Spicy Beer? on 06-12-2013 at 08:15 PM
Two local breweries here in NH, Portsmouth Brewery and I believe Throwback Brewery, did a
collaboration for Portsmouth Beer Week which was a take on a Mexican Mole. It was really good.
One piece of ad...
Posted in thread: I think I messed up my hefeweizen.... on 05-07-2013 at 07:57 PM
Should be fine, yeast are eating up some sugars from the cherries+extract. Let it ferment out
and be sure it is done fermenting before you bottle (take gravity readings 3 days separated
once you see t...
Posted in thread: Planning my summer pipeline on 05-02-2013 at 07:15 PM
I made a half batch of the Orange Hefe and I now wish I had made more - great summertime beer.
I'm actually trying the same idea now to make a Raspberry Wheat.I made a ginger saison that is
Posted in thread: Long Lag Time on Yeast Cake on 04-26-2013 at 02:44 PM
In this situation, when I say that I pitched right onto the yeast cake, I literally racked the
beer from the carboy into a keg and immediately placed the airlock back on the carboy. All the
while, I w...
Posted in thread: Long Lag Time on Yeast Cake on 04-26-2013 at 01:33 PM
I can't speak to what the OP did, but here's what I typically do when I'm brewing a big beer.
I'll plan a smaller beer with the same yeast and brew it. When done, after racking most of the
beer off, I...
Posted in thread: Long Lag Time on Yeast Cake on 04-26-2013 at 12:45 PM
Sorry to jack your thread, just have a question that I've been wondering about for a little
while. When you say you pitched right onto the yeast cake, do you mean you literally poured
your wort on top...
Posted in thread: Spicy Tuna Pairings (Sushi + Beer) on 04-14-2013 at 01:06 PM
I'm probably a day late here, but aside from the obvious IPA as you had stated, I would suggest
a nice Belgian Trippel. You should be able to get Allagash there, and their Trippel is pretty
Posted in thread: What's the worst craft brew (commercial) you've had? on 03-29-2013 at 01:23 PM
The fact that Rogue treats their employees like garbage makes me not go out of my way anymore
to drink their stuff
Posted in thread: Critique my Ginger and Sorachi Ace Saison on 03-11-2013 at 01:41 PM
Hey Everyone,Thank you again for the feedback and advice. I brewed this one on Saturday, here
is what I ended up going with:0.25lb Carapils Steep @ 155F for 20 Minutes5lbs Pilsner DME1lb
Wheat DME3oz ...
Posted in thread: Critique my Ginger and Sorachi Ace Saison on 03-06-2013 at 12:23 PM
Yes, your bittering hops are a little high. The traditional BU:GU ratio is slightly under .5
and you are at .6 now. Not totally out of line but becasue saisons do usually dry out the
bittering is more...