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Posted in thread: HOPS - need a substitute for Target for bittering on 12-23-2015 at 01:01 AM
Northern Brewer - did not consider that - good choiceChallenger would be fine too. If all you
can get is a 5% hop, for the bittering addition, use an ibu calculator online and use more
until you match...
Posted in thread: HOPS - need a substitute for Target for bittering on 12-23-2015 at 12:56 AM
I'm making my 4th batch of my East India Porter and I use 2oz of Target for bittering. HOWEVER
- seems my shop has no target and suggested Fuggle or Willamette.HOWEVER - Target has Alpha
Acids in the ...
Posted in thread: IPA Recipe Input - Need More Hop Flavor/Aroma on 12-16-2015 at 07:43 PM
What kind of water do you have over there - I've found when I want to make a good/great IPA I
make my own water. Even for extract.I believe water is one of the most important parts in an
Posted in thread: Milk stout questions on 12-16-2015 at 07:40 PM
Remember - when serving make SURE you are serving to people that are NOT lactose intolerant.
You will only have to learn that problem once.
Posted in thread: How important is clear beer to you? on 12-16-2015 at 07:36 PM
Zero importance - GET IN MY BELLY!!
Posted in thread: Seeking Advice - Planning For Move Into Kegging on 12-16-2015 at 05:53 PM
Also a kegger for 2 months after bottling 136 batches. Also emptied my first CO2 overnight wit
ha bad fit (learned about soapy water for finding leaks) It ROCKS and I think I drink LESS beer
Posted in thread: Headache from keg on 12-07-2015 at 12:36 AM
One impurity that all homebrewers should be aware of is benzene. Benzene is a no-no for
homebrewers. If the CO2 that you are purchasing has high benzene levels, it will leave you and
fellow drinkers w...
Posted in thread: Headache from keg on 12-07-2015 at 12:34 AM
The slight difference between industrial-grade CO2 and food-grade CO2 is the type of tests that
are done to qualify CO2 as beverage or beer gas-grade compared to industrial-grade. Currently,
Posted in thread: Kgerator Under $400 for Christmas Gift on 12-07-2015 at 12:19 AM
Depends on how DIY your boyfriend is. I'm horrible so I purchased but you get what you pay for.
A Walmart of is fine but it will just put off buying an more expensive once you see the draw
backs. You ...
Posted in thread: Bottle conditioning HEF? How long?confused... on 12-02-2015 at 05:20 PM
My personal rule of thumb - the more ingredients the longer it needs to mature. I love fresh
IPAS and old Stouts (not that I can GET them old before I drink them).TYPICALLY I will drink my