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Posted in thread: The HomeBrewTalk 2015 Big Giveaway! on 03-13-2015 at 05:11 PM
I'm in! after 3-years of not winning I'm starting to get skeptical that anyone actually gets
Posted in thread: Switching to regular beer caps. on 02-25-2015 at 05:34 PM
Beer thats 30 years old? Its going to be gross. beer doesnt last that long, not even sours or
barelywines. Also there will be oxygen in the beer if it really is that old. Caps don't seal
100%. there w...
Posted in thread: Toppling Goliath pseudoSue - Can you clone it? on 02-19-2015 at 02:01 PM
I totally disagree. Maris Otter will yield a completely different beer. Not saying it will be a
bad beer, as many of my pales/IPAs/barley wines use maris otter. Just different. More body,
more color, ...
Posted in thread: Toppling Goliath pseudoSue - Can you clone it? on 02-12-2015 at 08:04 PM
I brew extracts. Would Maris Otter be a good substitute for Golden Promise, or is the flavor
too different? Would use 1/2 MO and 1/2 pale lme/dme work?That should work well. I do a 5.5-6%
pale base th...
Posted in thread: Belma's Lovely IPA on 02-10-2015 at 06:05 PM
^Agreed on using it for those mentioned styles instead of an AIPA.I combined it with different
variations of Citra and Amarillo in a couple American IPAs and did not enjoy it.ya, it does
Posted in thread: Belma's Lovely IPA on 02-10-2015 at 03:45 PM
Yeah, my problem isn't with the brewer. This seems like a good recipe. My problem is with the
hop. Like you, I also bought a pound of Belma, which I had to use. And to me it almost tastes
like some va...
Posted in thread: 1940s-1950s recipes? on 02-09-2015 at 03:24 PM
My grandma gave me an old recipe that called for "1 amber beer kit" and 3 lbs of cranberries.
It instructed doing an open fermentation - or I think leaving the lid on the bucket cracked. I
Posted in thread: please critique my APA recipe on 02-06-2015 at 06:41 PM
I would probably quadruple the late addition hops, at least - not the 20 minute though. I think
expanding on the malts isn't a bad idea either. I make my apas without any caramel though so I
Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 02-05-2015 at 10:10 PM
Water pH - 4.3TDS - 1584Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm - 2.64Cations/Anions, me/L -
36.6/20.6**ppmSodium, Na - 25Potassium, K - 802Calcium, Ca - 110Magnesium, Mg - 113Total
Hardness, CaCO3 - 746Ni...
Posted in thread: Barleywine opinions on 02-05-2015 at 09:08 PM
I'll also second this. Forgot about nutrient and oxygen. :smack:Those two factors are going to
be just as important as the number of cells pitched. If you don't have enough of any of those