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Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 01-14-2014 at 11:18 PM
I'm bringing extract back for a series of SMaSH beers to test out new hops. Each will be about
1.050 OG and about 50 IBUs (mostly late additions). 1/2 gal batches w/ MO extract.Hops to try
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 01-14-2014 at 10:16 AM
Interestingly even non-German cities had them (...Munich...).? This ;)
Posted in thread: Conversion in Less Than 1 Hour? on 01-13-2014 at 10:15 AM
I'm using pale malt from Rahr and I've been getting way too low FG and it doesn't seem to
respond to higher mash temps. I'd like my beer to have a little maltiness left in it but lately
all my beers h...
Posted in thread: Conversion in Less Than 1 Hour? on 01-13-2014 at 10:09 AM
I mashed a couple days ago at 157f. We'll see the side by side results of a similar grain bill
at 152f with similar ibu's.Hilts, was the base malt all domestic 2-row?
Posted in thread: NHC 2014 - Limit of 6 Entries on 01-13-2014 at 01:08 AM
It's impressive but at the end of the day it's a club only competition.Perhaps. But the biggest
club in the world.I can't believe all the whining about this... as if TANSTAAFL was a new
Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 01-10-2014 at 01:27 AM
rack it with a cup I corn syrup this is a new one for me. What gives?
Posted in thread: Ideas to "unsweeten" my beer... on 01-10-2014 at 01:23 AM
Given that, I would do my blending beer as follows:95% MO, 5% sugarMash 147-148F for 90
minHopped to 40 IBUsCal ale 001/1056Bone dry, same base malt to preserve flavor, same IBUs to
prevent diluting b...
Posted in thread: Who prefers bottling over kegging? on 01-09-2014 at 10:19 PM
Contentious? You can have my kegs when you pry the tap from my cold, dead hands!That said, I am
going to start bottle conditioning some special/big beers so they can age well.
Posted in thread: Homebrew hangovers on 01-09-2014 at 10:12 PM
I don't get headaches from drinking a lot my beers or most craft beers, but I do get poor sleep
and my brain doesn't work very well for a few hours when I get up.
Posted in thread: Ideas to "unsweeten" my beer... on 01-09-2014 at 10:00 PM
blending is indeed an art, but the "art" portion really comes into play when you're trying to
create something magical. creating something where the whole is greater than the sum of the
parts.in the O...