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  • Posted in thread: ahhh... Vacation. on 09-27-2016 at 09:35 PM
    Oh, I always keep a roll of tin foil in my pocket to enjoy an IPA outdoors in proper (ok,
    halfway decent (ok, just...)) glassware without it struck by the aforementioned light. I took
    it off for the p...

  • Posted in thread: ahhh... Vacation. on 09-27-2016 at 09:19 PM
    I thought I'd share a family photo of my fall vacation. This is a great one of my wife and son
    playing in the beach...

  • Posted in thread: Nailing Down An IPA on 09-21-2016 at 03:12 AM
    Dry hopping adds a definite mouthfeel. I've experimented with kegging a gallon un-dryhopped,
    and serving it side-by-side with a well dryhopped batch. Aside from flavor and aroma, the
    non-dryhopped bat...

  • Posted in thread: English Barleywine Woes on 09-17-2016 at 02:50 AM
    I wonder if it's from miallard reactions. I did one English barley wine, and had something
    similar. I wouldn't have called it anise / black licorice, a bit more like amaretto, maybe. But
    definitely a ...

  • Posted in thread: Aging and Conditioning on 09-15-2016 at 01:13 PM
    +1I'd bottle now, and set the bottles aside to age and condition.

  • Posted in thread: Ordinary Bitter on 09-11-2016 at 03:03 AM
    +1 to subbing the Special B for a bit less of something more mid-range, preferably Brittish in

  • Posted in thread: didn't sanitise spoon, stirred during whirlpool on 09-11-2016 at 02:11 AM
    It's totally ruined. Ferment it out, and ship me the bottles. I'll dispose of them for you.

  • Posted in thread: 100% Vienna Malt in Munich Helles? on 09-07-2016 at 03:36 AM
    For what it's worth, I just did a 95% Vienna / 5% Dark Munich. 2 days bubbling. SRM is too low
    to be "in style" for a Vienna, and at 1.054, it's also a bit too big. I'd still call it a
    Vienna, I guess...

  • Posted in thread: Dipa very boozy on 09-01-2016 at 03:02 AM
    My local just tried to serve me a "session DIPA" at 6.5% ABV, but couldn't explain why it
    wasn't just an IPA.Haha! Was it bad? I bet it was bad, because that's how you tell the
    difference.A session IP...

  • Posted in thread: Oak flavor question on 08-30-2016 at 03:48 AM
    How do you prime your bottles?If you use priming tabs and siphoned directly from the carboy, I
    could see the beer siphoned from the bottom being oakier than the rest. If the beer was batch
    primed, thr...

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