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Posted in thread: Prepping to brew my first BIG beer; Quad on 10-20-2014 at 02:05 PM
A big challenge for quads is keeping the drinkability. I'd suggest a 90 minute mash at 150 or
the high 140s.As for the sugar additions, adding them after high krausen works well and gives
the yeast a ...
Posted in thread: Best commercial Octoberfest? on 09-17-2014 at 12:47 AM
I had a Leinenkugels imperial oktoberfest on tap a few days ago. It was very tasty and
obviously far more of a malt bomb than traditional. It's part of their Big Eddy series, which
are surprisingly ve...
Posted in thread: Where are the good American grains? on 09-17-2014 at 12:35 AM
Both those maltsters look amazing. I'm going to have to see if there is anyone doing something
similar in my area.
Posted in thread: Where are the good American grains? on 09-16-2014 at 03:42 AM
It seems the domestic malt market is driven by the very large corporate brewers. Yes the craft
beer segment has grown considerably in the last few decades but the large majority of malt is
still and w...
Posted in thread: Where are the good American grains? on 09-16-2014 at 01:27 AM
Has anyone else noticed that there are a bunch of great American hops and even some very nice
yeasts, but it seems every respected source of brewing information says that American barley is
Posted in thread: 2014 HBT Hop Harvest Totals on 08-25-2014 at 05:30 PM
11 oz centennial dried. I've been surprised every year because they have a strong aroma but it
doesn't have the big citrus punch I would have expected.35.6 total
Posted in thread: HopHouse Brewing Supply Hops Giveaway - Open to All! on 07-17-2014 at 05:16 PM
I'm in as well. Thanks!
Posted in thread: Frustrated...What is my next move? on 07-07-2014 at 12:39 PM
Water profiles would be a good place to look, make sure your mash pH is in the right range and
that your sulfate levels are at 200-300 ppm. Another thing with hoppy beers in particular is to
Posted in thread: Truby Comp Results: Drum Roll Please..... on 07-03-2014 at 06:09 PM
I did the trub vs. no-trub exBEERiment last month, entered Truby into a competition to see how
she'd fare... well, well... on the win. Your blog is great by the way.I've been hearing more
Posted in thread: Free Online Beer Chemistry Course on 10-30-2013 at 11:44 PM
Thanks for posting. I've looked for something like this from some of the other online course
sites with no luck. I signed up and am looking forward to the class.