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Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 11-16-2013 at 08:02 PM
Bottled 4 bombers of a cider experiment and brewed a partigyle batch: an IPA at 1.058 and an
IIPA at 1.094 from 20lbs of grains (plus a little corn sugar).
Posted in thread: Eat the mango or not? on 05-05-2013 at 04:27 AM
I made a mango mead once granted my fruit sat alot longer than 2 weeks but it was not good.
Mostly a texture thing it was pure mush.Thanks for the heads up. Mango mead sounds great. Tried
a piece and ...
Posted in thread: Eat the mango or not? on 05-05-2013 at 03:58 AM
I'm about to bottle my Mango IPA and am wondering if it's safe to chow down on some of that
delicious fruit that's been in the secondary for the past 2 weeks. Anyone tried this and
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2013 Big Giveaway! on 02-21-2013 at 08:40 PM
Please add me to the list!
Posted in thread: Methods for bumping up ABV on 12-17-2012 at 01:12 PM
+1 for adding sugar.I typically add 1 lb of corn sugar to all of my IPA recipes to bump up the
abv and to lighten the body of the beer. Adding to the boil is simple. I've added during
Posted in thread: Types of Honey on 08-04-2012 at 01:58 AM
Check out the honey at Trader Joe's if you have one nearby. I haven't brewed with it but they
sell large-ish containers of natural honey that looks crystallized in the container.Of course,
Posted in thread: Hoppy but less bitter on 08-04-2012 at 01:51 AM
Exactly. Anything within 0-20 minutes of the end of the end of the boil will bring out the
flavor of the hops rather than the bitterness. Most of my IPAs use 6-8 oz of hops but the
majority are added ...
Posted in thread: BIAB Temp Control on 03-05-2012 at 02:27 PM
I just did a batch yesterday in a 10 gallon stainless steel pot (I used a different BIAB set-up
previously).I fashioned Reflectix wrap (thanks to other posts for the idea) so that there were
4 layers ...
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 03-05-2012 at 05:42 AM
Babysat my exploding starter and am in the middle of brewing a Belgian Tripel.
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 03-05-2012 at 05:41 AM