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Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 05-28-2012 at 12:15 PM
Roasted malts, especially chocolate malt, can vary considerably based on origin/maltster. I
like to use a darker chocolate malt for this recipe. That should help. For the hops, I don't
know why your n...
Posted in thread: Summer Beers to drink according to Time.com on 05-15-2012 at 07:21 PM
Yeah, I also thought their choices were kind of odd for summer. I can't imagine drinking a milk
stout out on the beach ("Milk was a bad choice!"). I would say about half of them were
Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 05-15-2012 at 06:14 PM
I just finally rebrewed this last week following the all-grain recipe exactly as written, but
with a large starter of Wyeast American Ale II. I'm taking a gravity sample today after work
and will post...
Posted in thread: Help with my first clone attempt on 04-29-2012 at 04:08 PM
Here is what I do in general.1. Look at the brewers website for any info already given to
you.2. Contact brewery and ask them. Some will divulge a lot, some not so much.3. Search online
for clone reci...
Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 04-28-2012 at 03:46 AM
I like to add 3oz of Ghirardelli cocoa powder with 5-10 min left in the boil to add a chocolate
flavor that blends really well with my porter. You could try that.
Posted in thread: Goodness...Anheuser makes alot of "stuff" on 04-05-2012 at 06:45 PM
Redbridge is pretty good in my opinion. As they have a partial ownership in Goose Island, I
would say Goose Island makes some pretty good stuff.As far a Lager's go, I enjoy Land Shark
Lager.. If it wa...
Posted in thread: Beer tastes stale even when fresh. Why? on 04-05-2012 at 06:42 PM
If I had to make an educated guess, I'd say you are likely getting a bit of DMS due the lack of
a good, strong boil, which is resulting in the stale off-flavor.That was my guess. Everything
Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 02-21-2012 at 06:52 PM
Its more of a brewing practice to use yeast nutrient, so many brewers who actually use nutrient
don't list it in their recipe. Actually, the word recipe is often misused in the brewing world
- many pe...
Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 02-15-2012 at 05:41 PM
I just drank my last bottle from when I was brewing one gallon batches at the beginning of last
year. It was amazing! That was also when I was learning about flaked barley. A pound goes into
any brew ...
Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 02-14-2012 at 07:05 PM
The Denny's yeast is key. Just sayin. I love it for all stouts/porters.