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Posted in thread: Tips on Wood Aging. on 03-24-2012 at 08:40 PM
I'm actually not looking for smoked character, but the only thing I can find that is maplewood
is designated for smokers. Thanks for the tips everyone!What do you expect to get out of the
maple? I wou...
Posted in thread: Tips on Wood Aging. on 03-24-2012 at 08:39 PM
There was a recent article in ASBC's newest journal that demonstrated the difference between
American MT and French HT oak chips on a beers flavor. It just so happened that the HT in both
Posted in thread: Using gelatin for fining on 02-08-2012 at 06:25 AM
"I then pour the gelatin mixture into my sanitized keg and rack the finnished beer on top. I
then seal and shake the keg for a bit then carbinate as usual."Do you notice the beer getting
cloudy when t...
Posted in thread: Spruce/Pine Ale help on 08-05-2010 at 05:32 AM
Just made a beer with torrey pine resin, 1/2 oz in 5 gal. It is turning out quite interesting.
It adds a full, warming quality, and the flavor is hard to place, but nice.
Posted in thread: Chicha on 07-26-2010 at 05:24 AM
Right now im working on seperating the sugar from the outside of the berries of schinus molle,
peruvian or california peppertree. Removing the skin, boiling to get sugar into solution, then
Posted in thread: Resinated Beer? on 07-23-2010 at 09:34 PM
I've been to Greece and had the retsina there. Rest assured, the stuff in Greece is also
crap!!!Have you had it's red counterpart? Might be more relivant, but probably not.
Posted in thread: Resinated Beer? on 07-23-2010 at 05:00 PM
wow, it's that bad? Its a 35 gal. batch, so i can spare a little. My prelim. tests seem to have
a mild, fragrant character, not pine-sol like. The aroma is stronger than the flavor, and the
Posted in thread: Resinated Beer? on 07-23-2010 at 06:06 AM
I thought it was used to seal earthenware amphoras?The way I was planning to use was in small
amounts, as in a substantial hint. I take it retsina uses a lot? Most of the things I could
find said that...
Posted in thread: If you're in La Mesa, CA... on 07-23-2010 at 05:57 AM
Posted in thread: Resinated Beer? on 07-22-2010 at 08:45 PM
Recipe Type: All GrainYeast: wlp001Batch Size (Gallons): 35Original Gravity: 1.050Final
Gravity: 1.010IBU: 40Boiling Time (Minutes): 60Color: 24 srmPrimary Fermentation (# of Days &
Temp): 1 week 70fS...