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Posted in thread: Recipe Critique - IPA on 04-21-2014 at 12:03 PM
I like it!I'd probably take that .5 oz simcoe at 60 minutes and move it to later in the boil
and make all hops additions about one ounce except for the first 60 minute hop addition.Like
Posted in thread: Breweries in Airports...Awesome!!! on 04-21-2014 at 01:58 AM
So I just recently flew into Portland on my way back to Bend, and I saw they had a Laurelwood
Brewing Co. in my terminal. I asked the bartender if he would fill a growler if I brought one.
His answer ...
Posted in thread: Thoughts about a recipe idea on 04-21-2014 at 01:56 AM
Okay, after poking around a little bit, I think if I switched the black patent out with carafa
I could make a some sort of psuedo schwarz. What do you think?Yes, but I would still use some
Posted in thread: How does a Noob to All Grain learn the Grains? on 04-21-2014 at 01:49 AM
There are a lot more than 4 base grains!You could spend a ton of time on trying them all.
Basically, there are similarities between different "types"- like US two-row is relatively
plain. UK varieties...
Posted in thread: Taking homebrewed beer on a plane on 04-21-2014 at 01:28 AM
best is to not ask.wrap them up in carry on. done it lotsa times.Just careful if you are
shipping them in the winter! - I lost a couple via Purolator in January because they froze
solid. I've never ha...
Posted in thread: emergency recipe adjustment on 04-21-2014 at 01:19 AM
Or, you could have kept what you had, and boiled 15 minutes longer and had 4.75 gallons or 4.5
gallons and had the exact same OG that you wanted without burning up more propane. ( I didn't
do that mat...
Posted in thread: Thoughts about a recipe idea on 04-21-2014 at 12:19 AM
So, I want to make a dark beer, but not a porter or stout. Anyway, I mostly just wanted to do
something simple but different and I thought some of you could give me some opinions on a
recipe I thought...
Posted in thread: emergency recipe adjustment on 04-20-2014 at 10:56 PM
personally i think you're wrecked. you have 2 # of cara to 11# of base when you probably wanted
less than half as much. I think you'll end up with a sweeter version of what you anticitpated.
Posted in thread: emergency recipe adjustment on 04-20-2014 at 09:38 PM
Sparging more, in this context, increases the OG, once the excess water is boiled off. In cases
when a lot of the sugars were extracted in the normal sparging process, further sparging might
not help ...
Posted in thread: Taking homebrewed beer on a plane on 04-20-2014 at 09:13 PM
You can do it without any issues at all. Just packed them well, as the luggage does get thrown
around by handlers. I used some bubble wrap, and then wrapped that in my clothes to help
cushion the bott...