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  • Posted in thread: Apollo/Chinook/Willamette combo on 02-18-2015 at 03:02 PM
    IPAs with very basic grists offer the best opportunity for learning about different hop
    combos.Your schedule is too confusing and contains an unnecessary amount of small additions.Do
    you recommend one...

  • Posted in thread: Apollo/Chinook/Willamette combo on 02-18-2015 at 12:49 AM
    It's been a while since I've brewed a pale ale and I want to try some new hop combinations. I'm
    going for piney. Any suggestions on the hop schedule?.4 oz Apollo @ 60 - 24 IBU.1 oz Chinook @
    20 - 2.8 ...

  • Posted in thread: Milk Stout Review on 12-05-2014 at 01:03 AM
    Any suggestions to better this recipe? Thanks!Chocolate Milk Stout5galOG: 1.063FG: 1.019SRM:
    53ABV: 5.8Mash at 1569lbs Maris Otter (74%)1lb Chocolate (8%)8 oz Dark Crystal (77 srm) (4%)8
    oz Roasted Ba...

  • Posted in thread: Oktoberfest-ish brew- advice wanted on 10-18-2014 at 08:38 PM
    Some vienna might go along way towards your goals. Remove a pound or two of each and sub vienna
    for each.You might want to look at something like:7 lb Pils7 lb Munich4 lb ViennaYou could also
    switch y...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast for belgian milk stout on 10-18-2014 at 07:47 PM
    I'd like to do a 3rd anniversary brew, named Charley, to commemorate three years of successful
    and fun brewing! I want to make a Belgian Milk Stout and need input on the right Belgian
    yeast.For a five...

  • Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale Recipe Thoughts?? on 08-28-2014 at 12:22 AM
    1056 is a good choice. I'm bottling my pumpkin ale on Friday and I used 1056. The samples I've
    pulled have been quite good. The yeast character is minimal which allows you to pull out the
    subtle pumpk...

  • Posted in thread: I Hate Wineries on 08-27-2014 at 11:17 PM
    I agree with Pappers - you're going to the wrong wineries. Every winery I've been to in
    California, Tennessee, and Virginia have been the types of places that encourage picnics and
    bonfires with a com...

  • Posted in thread: Rye in a Dubbel on 08-23-2014 at 03:49 PM
    Bump...

  • Posted in thread: Rye in a Dubbel on 08-23-2014 at 12:36 AM
    I want to put rye in a dubbel. Here's my proposed grainbill.10 lbs pils1 lb rye1 lb D-90 candi
    syrup.5 lb aromatic.5 lb caramunich.25 lb special b.Am I nuts? I think it would add a nice
    spice to the m...

  • Posted in thread: Sight Glass on a Mash Tun ? Do i reall yneed one ? on 08-22-2014 at 02:59 PM
    No most of it is from the increased capacity on my boil kettle. Sight glass makes it super
    easy.

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