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Posted in thread: cluster hops for a stout? on 09-26-2016 at 01:50 AM
I've used them in a few beers for bittering and flavor. I agree with your description of them.
I wouldn't fear using them in a stout. Let us know what happens.
Posted in thread: Adding molasses or Belgian candi sugar in secondary on 09-26-2016 at 01:33 AM
I don't use a secondary. I have added candi syrup in primary after the initial ferment. It
fires right back up. I haven't used molasses.
Posted in thread: What to do with 2lbs orange peel? on 09-26-2016 at 01:29 AM
Fruitcake?Bake one, that is.
Posted in thread: First time using a Smack Pack, do I need to make a starter? on 09-19-2016 at 12:40 PM
And if it is without flaws, he'll still be wrong?It didn't just reach final gravity, it reached
it quickly. The yeast companies are not scamming us. Try to relax.
Posted in thread: First time using a Smack Pack, do I need to make a starter? on 09-19-2016 at 02:21 AM
Then it definitely was not an under-pitch. Glad it worked out.
Posted in thread: Fundraising idea NEEDS HELP!!! on 09-15-2016 at 11:46 PM
See if you can get a local brewery involved.Best wishes to your friend.
Posted in thread: So Tomorrow, I Cold Hop on 09-14-2016 at 09:32 PM
JohnSand, I am humbled by your work here, and I apologize for not recognizing it properly
sooner. Sheer, cold hopped poetry.I will repeat an excerpt for the benefit of the community:
"...remove the te...
Posted in thread: "Pumpkin Pie Spiced Ale" need recipie help on 09-13-2016 at 01:18 AM
I have not added chocolate to a recipe, but a recipe with pumpkin spice and chocolate might be
a bit much. I make small batches when I experiment. You could make five gallons of wort and
split it, add...
Posted in thread: First time using a Smack Pack, do I need to make a starter? on 09-13-2016 at 12:58 AM
I follow the directions on the yeast pack. If it says "direct pitch for five gallons of wort
under 1.060" or words to that effect, then use it as is. Do check the age of the yeast.
Posted in thread: Every wonder if you could make a water tight square keg? Check it out! on 09-12-2016 at 01:54 PM
I would bolt them all the way through to seal the joint at the adjacent side too.