Last Activity:10-30-2014 2:59 PM
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Posted in thread: Opinions required about hop mixture (Mosaic + Citra) on 10-30-2014 at 08:37 PM
Deschutes' Fresh Squeezed uses mosaic and citra. Granted its an IPA, but that'll give you an
idea of the aroma/flavor combination. Mango/Grapefruit
Posted in thread: Cider / Extract Hybrid on 10-30-2014 at 07:59 PM
Looks like a pretty standard graff to me. Raspberries will be cool
Posted in thread: what's your turkey day beer? on 10-30-2014 at 07:57 PM
Doing a Dark Mild this weekend. Gonna see if I can't convert some BMC drinking family with
something sessionable and flavorful.
Posted in thread: Cider foamed into airlock, now what? on 10-24-2014 at 01:25 PM
no good reason for cider makers, wine makers or mazers (those making mead) to add an airlock
during primary fermentation.What? Keeping it sanitary and wild yeast or bacteria out sounds
like a good eno...
Posted in thread: What's wrong with education today? on 10-22-2014 at 06:43 PM
Somebody tell my how my Irish-Puerto Rican-Japanese daughter is going to do in school.There has
to be a statistic for that.She's already doomed.
Posted in thread: What's wrong with education today? on 10-21-2014 at 03:36 PM
Future weapons engineers for the military industrial complex
Posted in thread: Breweries/ Local brews to try in Seattle and Portland? on 10-15-2014 at 08:45 PM
I lived in Portland for a few years. Tons of great places. Below are the top ones IMHO.Hopworks
(all around solid beers, 7 grain stout is delicious)Commons (good farmhouse/belgian style
Posted in thread: Dry Hop Astringency on 10-14-2014 at 08:08 PM
Yeah, I've often noticed a sort of astringency when I dry hop. Whether its 5 days or two weeks.
It's almost like a furriness on the tongue. I don't like it and have backed away from dry
Posted in thread: Hops in a rye ipa on 10-10-2014 at 09:29 PM
I like using Mt.Hood when I've messed around with rye beers. Its not a counter to the
spiciness, but I think the spicy qualities of the hop go well with rye
Posted in thread: Over-carbonation after a month in the bottle on 10-09-2014 at 09:07 PM
Maybe the introduction of simple sugar got the yeast excited again and got them to finish
fermenting. Perhaps the yeast got tired a couple gravity points from terminal and the easily
digested sugars g...