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Posted in thread: coffee Toddy? on 11-18-2013 at 08:47 PM
I think it depends how much you steeped with. I did 5oz because I wanted a strong coffee flavor
but didn't think it'd be THAT strong.
Posted in thread: coffee Toddy? on 11-18-2013 at 08:23 PM
Yep, just add the filtered cold press coffee to the beer. I just did an Espresso Imperial Stout
and what I did was steep 5oz coarse ground coffee beans in the keg for a day. This made the
Posted in thread: Cooler System Efficiency on 11-18-2013 at 06:53 PM
+1 on preheating the cooler. When I started out AG last month, I had a huge temp drop from a
168* strike that went to 152* (aiming for 156*) when adding it to the grain. So I heat up my
sparge water f...
Posted in thread: Fruit Beer - Will I ever get it right? on 11-15-2013 at 05:48 PM
I did wonder about the Oregon Fruit, I see loads of them around here but was worried about
sanitation. I'll give that a try. So basically you use extract just to add a bit of flavor to
taste prior to ...
Posted in thread: Fruit Beer - Will I ever get it right? on 11-15-2013 at 02:54 PM
Last night, I tasted the marionberry smoked porter and realized that the vinegar taste went
away and now I'm tasting a bit of smoke. I suspect that brew is just teasing me.I like the
fruit beers that ...
Posted in thread: Fruit Beer - Will I ever get it right? on 11-14-2013 at 10:28 PM
I know, RHAHB but it's getting frustrating. Every time I try to make a fruit beer, something
goes wrong. I've tried:Puree - I boiled 8 lbs of frozen peaches, chilled, and pureed them.
Added it to a a ...
Posted in thread: The original Lager thread.. Everything you ever wanted to know or ask on 06-14-2013 at 02:31 PM
I should add that the bottles have been around 65 and ther is no sediment at all.Either it's
not ready yet or the beer needs to be warmed up a few degrees. I'd move half the batch to a
warmer spot, gi...
Posted in thread: New Member With a Question on 06-06-2013 at 06:04 PM
I made a blood orange wit a while ago, what I did was take 5 oranges medium sized blood
oranges, zested all of them, and then sliced the pith off the oranges. Give it a rough chop.
Don't do a fine cho...
Posted in thread: Party Tap leaking on 05-27-2013 at 09:57 PM
I figured this out. The party tap itself was not screwed on fully so I tightened it up and
Posted in thread: Party Tap leaking on 05-26-2013 at 09:06 PM
First time kegging, ever. I got some kegging equipment for my birthday a couple weeks ago and
in perfect timing, my IPA and Porter were ready to be kegged.Cleaning and sanitization - no
issues, no lea...