Last Activity:11-22-2014 10:52 AM
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Posted in thread: The Dreaded 1.020 FG... on 11-22-2014 at 03:29 AM
I find that doing some sugar additions tends to help drive down my FGs.I know most recipes
don't leave a lot of room for additional gravity but I think it's a little like adding rocket
fuel to your mu...
Posted in thread: 5 single dry-hopped IPA's on 11-22-2014 at 01:59 AM
If I were to do a similar experiment I would go with the dual purpose bittering/aroma hops,
bitter with them, aroma with them. Then you have a nice blank clean slate beer. Each beer has
the same bitte...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 11-22-2014 at 01:47 AM
11 gallons chocolate covered cherry milk stout34500+ 4.5 gallons of an English Bitter Brown
(too dark to be an ESB, too hoppy to be a american/english brown)=34504.5
Posted in thread: How long do your 5 gal batches last? on 11-21-2014 at 06:14 PM
I have a kitchen sink stout thats going on 9 months (basically a pregnancy), not because its a
kitchen sink, its just a punch in the mouth since its such a mouthy chocolaty sweet beer (not
bad, just b...
Posted in thread: That feel when 5 gallons of IIPA now costs you $63 on 11-20-2014 at 07:58 PM
60ish sounds about right to me for most of my IPA recipes. If I want to make cheaper batches I
make malty styles. I think all said and done my hopslam clone ended up around 65. If I bought
Posted in thread: Mouse Vapor on 11-20-2014 at 04:30 PM
Homebrewers, inventing new ways to blow up/vaporize mice daily.
Posted in thread: Do any of you All Grain Brewers ever Brew Extract??? on 11-20-2014 at 02:34 PM
Short answer, no. To explain, I am a cheap skate. So the answer would be yes when the price is
right. I don't brew enough to justify buying bulk extract, I know when stored decent itll keep
Posted in thread: Apple ale recipe? on 11-17-2014 at 09:24 PM
I made an apple ale with a basic wheat recipe. Mixed 50 percent beer after 3 weeks and 50
percent pure apple juice. Had to wait another 3 weeks because fermentation started back up.
Tasted it yesterda...
Posted in thread: Trying to get excited about this American IPA Recipe on 11-17-2014 at 08:26 PM
So, trying to put together a recipe that excites me, I have some ideas for a barleywine, but
I've made quite a few high gravity malt bombs recently so I want to make my 3rd IPA and use up
some of the ...
Posted in thread: Malt selection influencing aging time? on 11-17-2014 at 01:59 PM
I've noticed this as well with my german/belgian styles that use primarily pilsner malt. Not
even just the pale styles though, it came up in my dunkelweizens, the darker beers seemed to
age that green...