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Posted in thread: What the hell would this taste like? (Imperial Stout) on 01-24-2013 at 09:10 PM
I made a pretty good Extra Stout and used 1/2 pound each:Chocolate MaltRoast BarleyExtra Dark
Crystal (Simpsons)Dark Crystal (Simpsons)I think this really had a nice well rounded roasty
taste with som...
Posted in thread: Barleywine advice on 02-17-2012 at 09:44 PM
I'd leave out the sugar as well. Personally I don't see the point of adding sugar over .4%
alcohol. When you have a beer that alcoholic the yeast are under stress as it is, giving them
corn sugar afte...
Posted in thread: Best / worst commercial beer labels and brewery logos on 02-17-2012 at 09:22 PM
Funny because I think Two Hearted label is great while Stone and DFH are pretty terrible. All
of Bell's labels are great to me.To each their own though.I agree with the Bell's labels. How
can you go w...
Posted in thread: Plato question on 02-17-2012 at 09:12 PM
Final gravity is the amount of residual sugars left in your beer after it ferments. A higher
final gravity means more residual sugars and a sweeter or fully bodied beer. When your final
gravity gets v...
Posted in thread: Mashing with cane sugar on 10-06-2011 at 01:25 PM
It doesn't make much sense to me to add it to the mash. When you sparge you are trying to rinse
the grains of all the converted sugars. By puting the sugar in the mash you are just going to
have to ge...
Posted in thread: Your top 3 beers on 12-30-2009 at 09:18 PM
I am a hophead so this is a pretty narrow view but I really like the Mendicino - Imperial IPA,
Bells 2 hearted, Surly Furious and Lake Superior Messabi Red
Posted in thread: Surely Furryous Super IPA clone on 11-04-2009 at 03:37 PM
I dont know about your grist, but Midwest Supplies has a nearly perfect clone called Ferocious.
You could search there site and copy that recipe. The hops they use are Warrior as the
bittering then a ...
Posted in thread: Surly Brewery on 04-23-2009 at 12:59 PM
Dougan-Ive been to that brewfest a few times and I think you were the only person worried about
the alcohol content at that place. My experience has shown that everyone at that place is there
to get h...
Posted in thread: Surly Brewery on 04-22-2009 at 10:28 PM
Its awesome. Those of you in MN know what I am talking about. I prefer the Furious above all
others but have heard many of my friends who like Bender. And now the 16-grit is on tap around
town which j...
Posted in thread: Lagunitas Imperial Red clone on 04-22-2009 at 10:21 PM
Dont want to steal the thread but I just logged on to ask about recipes for Lagunita's IPA. The
website only says that it has 43 varieties of hops and 65 malts. Most of the stuff on that
website is gi...