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Posted in thread: Explanation of the different stages of the boil on 01-25-2012 at 02:08 PM
It's lower than it would be if you used malt to achieve that same original gravity.
Posted in thread: Explanation of the different stages of the boil on 01-25-2012 at 01:52 PM
-So adding 1oz of hops at the start of the boil of a high alpha acid hop (magnum) is for
bittering purposes, correct? Yes. Essentially, the longer the hop sits in boiling liquid, the
more bitterness y...
Posted in thread: Beers with long ferment times on 01-22-2012 at 09:49 PM
Make a sour! Get some bugs!
Posted in thread: where to drink in Tarrytown, NY? on 01-19-2012 at 01:11 PM
...this is what I was afraid of. I read about Brute on 9 and the Bridge View Tavern. But other
than thought, not much. Bummer.
Posted in thread: where to drink in Tarrytown, NY? on 01-18-2012 at 06:35 PM
Hello all... Making a trip out to Tarrytown, NY soon. Looking for places to eat/drink. Going to
stop in at Captain Lawrence Brewing a bit north and Peekskill Brewery a bit further north as
Posted in thread: East Coast Yeast 03 Farmhouse Brett on 01-09-2012 at 11:53 PM
Good to hear it's coming along well. I'm going to take a stab at this soon. No rye, though.
Does anyone know what strains of Brett are in this?
Posted in thread: East Coast Yeast 03 Farmhouse Brett on 01-09-2012 at 07:44 PM
Any updates on this beer? I have some ECY Farmhouse Brett. Brewing in a couple weeks. Any more
Brett character come through with time? I know Brett can take a while to develop...
Posted in thread: RyePA Critique on 01-07-2012 at 08:24 PM
I'll tell you that I just made a beer with 25.5% rye. Pale Ale. Way too much rye if you ask me.
I'd knock it back to 20% or even 18%. That's just me, though.
Posted in thread: Beer Alchemy User Guide on 01-06-2012 at 09:49 PM
I hear ya. But it's not that hard to figure out what your numbers will be. If you're brewing in
a (relatively) controlled environment and you use the same equipment, you should be able nail
it down pr...
Posted in thread: Beer Alchemy User Guide on 01-06-2012 at 06:53 PM
You'll have to determine what you want your preboil volume to be based on what you boil-off. I
have a high boil-off rate in my kettle. I start with 9g for a 60-minute boil and 9.75g for a
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