Last Activity:12-18-2013 9:33 AM
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Posted in thread: Looking for a nice fruity liquid yeast on 12-17-2013 at 09:12 PM
Fruity is American Ale II, London Ales II and III, Ringwood aleFerment them about 69-71 and you
are set for some fruitness. I like them all pretty well
Posted in thread: Special B in a porter on 12-17-2013 at 01:18 AM
crystal 120 is a burnt caramel flavor for me. Special B is more raisin and dark carameldeep
caramel would be crystal 80 in my opinion.Dont be afraid of special Btry like 5 ounces in a
batch and see wh...
Posted in thread: Special B in a porter on 12-17-2013 at 01:10 AM
I love it in my brown ales, brown porters and of course belgian ale of all variety.It adds a
almost raisin like deep flavor. Its a fantastic grain to work with. IMHO
Posted in thread: Diageo and AB-InBev petitioning the government/FDA to regulate homebrewing on 12-16-2013 at 10:23 PM
i pretty much believe this is a load of crap.The reality is those big brewers macro all ya
wantare supporting the craft industry more than ever.No they arent giving up much shelf space
but they arent ...
Posted in thread: Help me get my hubby his Christmas gift! on 12-14-2013 at 07:16 PM
best investment for the kitchen and brewing.
Posted in thread: All grain beer coming out too dark? on 12-14-2013 at 02:16 PM
beer smith has always come out dark for me.Other people dont agree but in my experience it does
Posted in thread: What is the difference between commercial brewers and homebrewer's on 12-12-2013 at 01:29 PM
commerical brewers are obsessed with efficiency.
Posted in thread: What's the difference between base malts? on 12-12-2013 at 01:28 PM
is munich possible to use as a 100% base?Most of what I have read suggest no more than 80%
Posted in thread: Does anyone else think Sam Adam's beer sucks on 12-09-2013 at 02:17 AM
Sam adams makes some damn fine beers.Not all are winners but alot kick major butt.Jim koch is
also now a billionaire and still american owned.I am into craft beer because of him.
Posted in thread: Cascades / Orange Pale Ale on 12-07-2013 at 10:47 PM
I have added an extra ounce and it gave it much more flavor, more to my liking.What about
boiling it longer? I think the recipe calls for a 10 or 15 minute boil, if we put it in at say
30 minutes, wil...