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Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale Questions on 08-25-2011 at 04:18 AM
You don't need to bake the Libby's pumpkin mix, just toss it into the boil. 60 minutes is a
good start or even at 30 if you want to save some of the aromatics. The spices can be added at
Posted in thread: Partial Grain Question on 08-14-2011 at 12:31 AM
Yeah. Scrap the instructions and go with your usual brew day. Steep the grains then add the
dme. No problem. The ingredients that came with the kit are no different than what you've used
before. F 'em...
Posted in thread: Regarding bottling.... on 07-12-2011 at 05:29 AM
You'd be okay leaving it in primary. Of course, racking it off into secondary off the yeast
cake may ease your mind a little bit. Either way it will be fine.
Posted in thread: Black IPA Recipe Critique - Am I Going Overboard? on 07-02-2011 at 04:16 PM
However, I only used debittered Carafa 3 in the hot mash for 60 minutes and the amount of color
and flavor that came out was amazing. I think the roast flavor is obviously present but sits
Posted in thread: Simcoe Hops? on 06-26-2011 at 11:52 PM
Posted in thread: Hop in the Dark Clone on 06-24-2011 at 02:04 PM
What if you added them in late in the mash? Or just added the black barley late in the mash?
20-15 minutes or so? The only problem is that a lot of flavor will be left behind due to the
shorter mash t...
Posted in thread: Your Black IPA/Cascadian Dark Ale input on 06-24-2011 at 01:57 PM
+1 on the Sublimely. I just brewed one and it should be ready to go sometime next week but upon
taste testing between transfers I found it pretty nice. I agree though it is hard to reach that
Posted in thread: Citra and Chinook IPA on 06-24-2011 at 01:53 PM
That sounds awesome! Citra is quickly becoming one of my favorite hops to use!How is it as a
Posted in thread: time to play the "can you name this style by the pictures" game. on 06-21-2011 at 03:40 AM
Posted in thread: IPA recipe thoughts on 06-21-2011 at 03:36 AM
Like it was said before, You should add the hops at the start of the boil. What is the AAs on
the Summit, 15+? Just add less than 1oz at 60 minutes if you are concerned about a harsh