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Posted in thread: 15 Minute Cascade Pale Ale on 10-23-2014 at 01:54 PM
Anyone tried a Chinook heavy version of this?I haven't done an all-Chinook version, but I have
brewed a version that was a Chinook/Citra combo. Turned out nice.
Posted in thread: wheres the best place to find bulk malt extract? on 09-11-2014 at 12:11 PM
I started buying 6 packs of the 6 lb jugs of Gold LME from Midwest. $79.99 (basically one jug
is free), and they have free shipping on orders over $59. Not too bad.I only wish you could mix
and match ...
Posted in thread: Steeping Specialty Grains on 09-11-2014 at 11:55 AM
Most of the first several batches I brewed were either from Northern Brewer or Midwest Brewing
kits. Now that I've started venturing out, either recipes on here or other sources, I've
noticed several ...
Posted in thread: Styles Well Suited to Extract? on 09-08-2014 at 08:13 PM
Stouts and doppelbocks, on multiple ocassions.There's the reason why right there.You brewed
dark beers that have roasted specialty grains in them with very strong flavor compounds. In
Posted in thread: Styles Well Suited to Extract? on 09-08-2014 at 12:44 PM
I am a bit curious about the shorter boil for an IPA I use a bitter and then heavy late
additions. What are you using for the bitter and how much?I hop-burst, so I am adding more hops
later in the boi...
Posted in thread: Styles Well Suited to Extract? on 09-08-2014 at 12:39 PM
This is nonsense because all food items are perishable, even those with a 20 year shelf life.
If you're going to paint a picture, don't use a biased brush.Of course DME is also perishable.
Posted in thread: Styles Well Suited to Extract? on 09-02-2014 at 03:07 PM
You can brew most styles successfully with extract. Things to consider:1) LME should be treated
like any perishable food item. It should be refrigerated, and used fresh. If you can't get
fresh LME fro...
Posted in thread: 15 Minute Cascade Pale Ale on 09-02-2014 at 12:47 PM
Just wanted to mention that since my daughter was born last December, I've taken this 15 minute
hopping method, and applied it to other styles of beer with great success. Everything from
Posted in thread: Scary Balz Pumpkin Ale on 09-02-2014 at 12:37 PM
How did you "rack over the vanilla?"Also - would you mind adding at what times you added the
ingredients to the boil? I have not brewed in a year and am a bit rusty on when to add
ingredients to a boi...
Posted in thread: How long do extract brews need to stay in primary? on 09-02-2014 at 12:29 PM
I give all of my beers at least 3 weeks in the primary before I transfer them.