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  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2012 Big Giveaway on 02-11-2012 at 06:29 PM
    replying to a thread is fun - but winning is more fun!

  • Posted in thread: licorice finish? on 12-17-2011 at 08:42 AM
    Since my last post, we've brewed our porter twice again, once with no changes, and once with
    changing the SafAle to liquid yeast. The licorice flavor was still present in the first batch,
    and gone in ...

  • Posted in thread: Sierra Nevada Tumbler Clone - Critique on 09-15-2011 at 01:03 AM
    More updates please! Any other Tumbler clones been sampled yet?

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    Order up!

  • Posted in thread: yeast starter from liquid malt on 02-21-2011 at 10:25 AM
    I'm not sure why no one answered this already or if anyone is reading this thread anymore, but
    in response to your first question, no it's not recommended to use a starter with dry yeast.
    First, the d...

  • Posted in thread: Need help with our porter on 01-28-2011 at 11:12 AM
    Our licorice flavor was strong at the beginning and is subsidin somewhat as time goes on. It
    sounds like those that have had this flavor in their beer and then attributed it to chlorines
    have said tha...

  • Posted in thread: Need help with our porter on 01-13-2011 at 02:24 AM
    This thread has a lot of good ideas including chlorine from my tap water (which I always use):
    in searching "licorice" on this site, it sounds like a lot of folks with this problem have been
    using Sa...

  • Posted in thread: Licorice flavor in beer on 01-13-2011 at 02:12 AM
    My porter has a licorice flavor to it that I wasn't planning on - and I most certainly didn't
    add any brewer's licorice. I've posted our recipe here: figure this out yet?

  • Posted in thread: licorice finish? on 01-13-2011 at 02:09 AM
    My all grain porter has a licorice flavor that is unexpected so I doubt it's the extract twang.
    Any other thoughts?

  • Posted in thread: Need help with our porter on 01-12-2011 at 06:29 PM
    Thanks for the thought Mrk305. You made me think, "yeah, maybe that IS a lot of choco malt..."
    so I checked on some of the winning porter recipes and they all use between .5 and 1lb of
    choco, most tow...