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Posted in thread: I have these hops, what should I brew? on 03-13-2014 at 09:06 PM
Any recipe recommendations?I don't have a good extract recipe but if you search for a good
extract Amber Ale recipe and then dry hop it with 3 ounces of hops for each 5 gallon batch you
will end up wi...
Posted in thread: I have these hops, what should I brew? on 03-13-2014 at 08:24 PM
American Amber with lots of dry hop! That's my favorite spring beer and Citra/Amarillo/Cascade
pair really well!
Posted in thread: So, I can control my fermentation temps, now what? on 03-13-2014 at 06:03 PM
It depends on the yeast strain. If you want to use a specific strain, do a search on this forum
and elsewhere online for information on that yeast and you will find it. Generally though most
Posted in thread: Shirlington, VA Spring Brew Fest - Sat 4/26 on 03-13-2014 at 05:44 PM
Nice! Sounds like a winner. So I take it you have been to their fall fest? Some brew tastings
I've been to are lame in that you get like 5 tastings with your ticket and have to buy
Posted in thread: I'm supposed to pick my wedding attire. What should I wear? on 03-11-2014 at 07:44 PM
Whatever you do. Make sure she approves it well before the week of the wedding! Women FTFO
(Freak The F Out) the week of the wedding so you don't want anything you were supposed to do
not meet her app...
Posted in thread: I'm supposed to pick my wedding attire. What should I wear? on 03-11-2014 at 07:34 PM
I don't know if this is a serious thread or not, but the best thing I did for my wedding was to
do the black suit route. No tux rentals, just told the groomsmen to wear a black suit and white
Posted in thread: Heaven IPA (First timer!) on 02-27-2014 at 07:35 PM
Sounds good to me. I actually am drinking a malty amber IPA this month. I brew it like this on
purpose, to have the body of an Amber Ale with the bitterness of an IPA and it's a fine
drinking ale! I u...
Posted in thread: I want to like hops on 02-21-2014 at 07:13 PM
You need to start with a nice hopped up amber or American Pale Ale. It is definitely an
acquired taste in much the same way that your first beer (probably some light beer back as a
teenager) tasted ho...
Posted in thread: Substitute for Belgian Candi Sugar? on 02-21-2014 at 06:46 PM
I would just make a simple syrup from table sugar and then heat it do the proper range with a
candi thermometer for a medium candy syrup. It adds more than just fermentables, a nice toffee
Posted in thread: My First AG Recipe- your thoughts? on 02-21-2014 at 06:42 PM
1. That's gonna be super bitter! :) 2. With AG there is almost never a reason to add sugar to
the fermentables. If you want a drier beer just mash at a lower temp (148-150) and mash at
152-155 for a m...