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Posted in thread: Commercial beers that let you down? on 11-10-2012 at 03:56 AM
Sure, could be the style. But still it lets me down every time. And there are few styles I
don't like one or another example of. Perhaps its not just me... or there would be more
versions of the style...
Posted in thread: Commercial beers that let you down? on 11-10-2012 at 01:07 AM
Guiness. Remains the most overrated overhyped beer I know. Every twentysomething with the
faintest hint of irish blood in him or a cousin that went to notre dame for a semester or who
hangs out at the...
Posted in thread: BIAB: Crush and Efficiency on 10-22-2012 at 08:27 PM
Yeah funny... I posted (above) that I was consistently getting 83-85% with N. Brewer's standard
crush... and then I went to brew Jamil's West Coast Blaster yesterday. When I looked at my
grains they j...
Posted in thread: BIAB: Crush and Efficiency on 10-20-2012 at 08:56 PM
I am consistently getting 83-85% eff. with BIAB using Northern Brewer's standard crush. My
setup is a 44q. Bayou Classic w/ the strainer basket and a 5 gallon paint strainer bag. I don't
sparge but I ...
Posted in thread: Black Pearl Porter (AG) on 08-02-2012 at 12:47 AM
Tried this one again tonight and it is improving for sure. Feels thicker, tastes more roasty
and strangely even looks a touch darker. I like where this is going.Thanks for the info on the
P.B. that so...
Posted in thread: Black Pearl Porter (AG) on 08-01-2012 at 03:59 PM
Probably work as good as any. It's fairly light as porter goes. I bottled mine on 7/11 and
tried one 10 days later. It carbed up but the flavor did not wow me. However I am expecting
this to get much ...
Posted in thread: Northern Brewer Site? on 06-19-2012 at 03:01 AM
Wow still down. It has come back in fits and spurts but has been mostly down. During a brief
moment when it came back I noticed the 14 items that were meticulously chosen and added to my
cart were gon...
Posted in thread: Black Pearl Porter (AG) on 06-14-2012 at 01:11 PM
Did this one 2 days ago BIAB and got OG1.071. Smells like a chocolate malt milkshake at the top
of the fermentor. FWIW 1 cup of maltodextrine weighs 3.75oz or 106.3g. For those who have been
Posted in thread: Oblacinska Cherry Riesling Pyment on 03-05-2012 at 09:15 PM
Goblet if you don't mind telling me, how did you do this? Did you make the 6 gal wine kit
(finings and all) and just add the honey or did you just use the grape puree in the kit and add
honey and wate...
Posted in thread: grand cru f.g. on 03-03-2012 at 03:54 AM
For comparison, I brewed this according to the recipe in January and had an OG 1.072 and a FG
of 1.013. I pitched a half gallon starter of the same yeast you used. I will be bottling first
thing in th...
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