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  • Posted in thread: Mosaic IPA on 05-22-2014 at 10:46 PM
    I'm definitely going to up the hops in the next batch. But before another standard batch I'm
    going for the Rye IPA below.11 lb.- 2-Row Pale Malt3 lb. - Rye Malt (15 L)1.25 lb. - Crystal
    Malt (60L)1/2 ...

  • Posted in thread: What is your favorite local beer (besides Homebrew) on 05-15-2014 at 10:33 PM
    Toppling Goliath - Dechora, IANot really that local, but still from Iowa and gets distributed
    down to Des Moines. Ridiculously great beer, have loved every single one of their Hop Patrol
    Series. My fa...

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate coffee stout help on 04-24-2014 at 03:22 PM
    Molasses sounds good. I never started it Sunday as I was waiting for Intel on the situation.
    Thank you for the input.I would stay away from any kind of sugar such as dextrose or molasses
    on this beer....

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 01-20-2014 at 01:24 AM
    +5 Chimay Blue clone = 1799.5+5 gal Black IPA= 1804.5 gallons

  • Posted in thread: All-grain first time mistakes? on 01-09-2014 at 12:56 PM
    Make sure all valves are closed!!!Luckily never happened to me, but had a friend the other day
    lose most of his first runnings when draining to kettle from his mashtun. I finally caught it
    and after s...

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate Coffee Stout Questions on 01-08-2014 at 11:02 PM
    My advice: take careful notes! Only you will be able to judge the results based on what you
    like. Your next try will be even better.I haven't tried coffee, but if you are adding at
    bottling time, you ...

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate Coffee Stout Questions on 01-08-2014 at 06:51 PM
    Thinking about doing a chocolate stout next. Only going to do a 2.5 gal batch since this is the
    first time using coffee or chocolate. I can post the whole recipe if needed, but I am shooting
    for an OG...

  • Posted in thread: DIY fly sparge! on 01-07-2014 at 10:45 PM
    Very clever. But is batch sparging that inefficient?I batch sparge and know others that do. I
    have heard about 70-80% is pretty common. I personally get about 75%.When you get down to
    around 60% you m...

  • Posted in thread: My first Chocolatey Oatmeal Stout on 12-27-2013 at 02:25 PM
    Please see aboveSorry, my question was to Thadass. Yours does look very good though and might
    give a try sometime this winter. Cheers!

  • Posted in thread: My first Chocolatey Oatmeal Stout on 12-23-2013 at 10:57 PM
    It might. The FBS recipe I mentioned had an OG of 1.082 so I don't in any way want it to seem
    like it'll be the same.. more so just to not be surprised or disappointed if it comes out
    higher than 1.02...

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