Last Activity:03-12-2014 8:00 PM
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Posted in thread: MoreBeer Firestone Walker Pale 31 kit on 03-08-2014 at 01:30 PM
So, I brewed this up and my 1098 starter didn't take, so I pitched a pack of notty. It ended up
drier and more prickly than I was going for. I am going to do a rebrew soon, but use a
different yeast (...
Posted in thread: Need a Yeast Recommendation! on 03-08-2014 at 12:53 PM
If you are having trouble maintaining temps try an alt, kolsch or california lager yeast--they
should work fine.
Posted in thread: California Common/Steam Beer--Hop Subs? on 03-03-2014 at 08:21 PM
Hey all,Pretty much every recipe I have found for a California Common/ Anchor Steam style beer
has Northern Brewer Hops in it. Yes, I know its because Anchor is really the benchmark for the
Posted in thread: American Sour Beer – Book! on 02-26-2014 at 07:52 PM
Pre-ordered mine a few weeks ago! Looking forward to it!
Posted in thread: Simple Higher Alcohol Extract Brew On A Budget on 02-24-2014 at 08:08 PM
My belgian saison comes in at 1.078 and drops to about 1.005 with 3711. No steeping grains,
25-30 Ibus. I use a combo of white and brown sugar to boost the gravity. I have made it a
number of times wi...
Posted in thread: Adding Vanilla extract and bourbon to kit on 02-24-2014 at 07:55 PM
Personally, I would add in a secondary or at bottling.
Posted in thread: Lambic (BOS, 3rd BOS and Two Golds) on 02-23-2014 at 09:26 PM
After 1 month, transferred to glass. Its pretty sour, but the initial funky brett quality of
the Bugfarm isn't there anymore. The dominant aroma is subtle black olive brine. The gravity
now is 1.013--...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping on 02-15-2014 at 08:10 PM
Ive done both primary and secondary. They both work. My favorite method is to use 2 charges. So
half your hops for 3-4 days and the other half for another 3-4.
Posted in thread: My take on EdWort's Stone IPA/BYO Stone Clone on 02-15-2014 at 08:07 PM
Hope your 1968 doesn't stick, but if it finishes out it should clear pretty well so you could
do it in the primary (keep it in there like 3+ weeks). If you want Stone IPA, maybe try chinook
Posted in thread: My HB gives me bad hangovers on 02-15-2014 at 07:53 PM
RM-MN is right on...I am guessing that you make higher gravity beers (over 5%) and drink them
in copious quantities? Also, you aren't making beer from potato skins or banana peels are