Last Activity:10-06-2015 2:42 PM
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Posted in thread: Why does my LHBS make me feel like a noob? on 10-02-2015 at 05:51 PM
All hail Weezy, master of terminology. Your post didn't say anything about conditioning, just
"moving it off" after 3 days. I was merely pointing out that 3 days is not enough time to get
good beer. T...
Posted in thread: Why does my LHBS make me feel like a noob? on 10-02-2015 at 05:46 PM
(you miss quoted. I didnt say that)It's brutally simple....fermentation is done when
fermentation is done. Period.Some people prefer to just primary for two weeks. Some people
prefer three. Some peopl...
Posted in thread: Why does my LHBS make me feel like a noob? on 10-02-2015 at 05:30 PM
True, but it is going to mature and not taste so hot and young if you give it a few weeks to
relax instead of rushing it into the bottle after 3-7 days of fermentation.No disrespect but
this is an ign...
Posted in thread: Why does my LHBS make me feel like a noob? on 10-02-2015 at 03:34 PM
Please refrain from statements like HBT preaches 3 week primaries, because we don't and we
shouldn't. Fermentation is done when its done, be it 3 days or 3 months, depending on the wort
and yeast and ...
Posted in thread: Help me clone Moonlight Meadery Last Apple on 10-02-2015 at 03:26 PM
Well, I haven't had it so its hard to give any real good guidance. I know that their workhorse
honey is orange blossom.
Posted in thread: Help me clone Moonlight Meadery Last Apple on 10-02-2015 at 02:02 PM
American white oak.You can soak oak cubes in Jim beam. The smarter way is to oak separately
then, before bottling, dose the finished cyser with straight jim beam and taste test it, adding
little by li...
Posted in thread: Cold Steeping Roast Barley on 09-22-2015 at 02:11 AM
As far as the ops question, whats the point? Why are you using roast barley to begin with? Do
you want that characteristic roast flavor? Is a color correction? Both? If you want the roast
flavor but w...
Posted in thread: Historical 1890 'Cheap Beer' recipe on 09-21-2015 at 05:06 PM
Malted barley is cheaper than peas.Cool find! What's the rest of that root beer recipe?
Posted in thread: Low Tech BIAB - No Temp Control - Only Power on 09-21-2015 at 01:14 PM
Heat source + wisk + scientific thermometer = whatever mash temp you want without electronic
Posted in thread: roasting grains covered in maple syrup before mash? on 08-20-2015 at 07:30 PM
I'm not sure you've really gotten across what you're hoping for? Basically maple flavor in the
end beer? I've never used it so I can't say. Adding after a couple days of fermentation is done
makes a l...