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Posted in thread: Deschutes recipes on 05-05-2011 at 03:58 AM
I find it hard to believe that Mirror Pond is brewed with ONLY cascade hops...
Posted in thread: carbonating cider on 10-20-2010 at 11:19 PM
No. If you cork a wine bottle the CO2 will still get released. Also, I feel like you'd lose a
lot of carbonation in the transferring process. Carbonating ciders in fancy bottles that pop
Posted in thread: IPA recipe on 10-20-2010 at 11:16 PM
If the N hop is Newport, it sounds fine. Seems like It should be about 60 IBU, maybe a little
on the less bitter side of the spectrum as far as IPAs go. I might add 1 more oz of cascade for
Posted in thread: First fruit beer- re-pitch yeast? on 10-18-2010 at 05:28 PM
I did take my OG gravity before I pitched my yeast- It was about 1.052 at 73 degrees- so I
guess ultimately that makes the gravity closer to 1.055. Still making the beer pretty low ABV-
Posted in thread: First fruit beer- re-pitch yeast? on 10-18-2010 at 09:19 AM
About 9 days ago I brewed my first to-be fruit beer. The beer is a raspberry porter that I had
made to start with a gravity of 1.050 and end at about 1.010. The beer had a vigorous ferment
for about t...
Posted in thread: My first brew progress on 06-20-2010 at 02:36 AM
No problems there!
Posted in thread: beer gets sweeter and sweeter in bottles on 06-09-2010 at 09:11 AM
Hefeweizens lose their bittnerness as they get older- this is why people often say drink them
when they are young. A fresh hef will have have a lot sharper flavors than an older one. This
may be what ...
Posted in thread: amount of priming sugar on 06-08-2010 at 08:41 AM
NEVER WEIGH OUT SUGAR IN CUPS. How dense you pack the measuring cup can alter how much sugar
you are actually putting in and if you undershoot you'll have flatish beer. Use a scale- 4 oz
per 5 gal of ...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Question on 06-08-2010 at 08:38 AM
Haha, moldlike. If it were mold it would not grow in minutes. Definitely krausen. Let it
ferment until the foam on top of the beer goes away- then secondary OR bottle/keg that thing!
Posted in thread: Brew now for great tasting winter brew. on 06-08-2010 at 08:31 AM
Working on my pumpkin ale recipe...