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Posted in thread: What's the % ABV? on 10-24-2011 at 04:10 PM
I made a very strong beer with 12.2% ABV. I decided to tame it down so I made another beer with
4.2% ABV and blended the two in a 50/50 blend by volume. So equal parts of each beer. I want to
Posted in thread: Good deal on 2-row? on 03-01-2009 at 03:21 AM
I've purchased over 150 lb from them. Good folks, easy to work with and good prices. If you are
close to Portland, it rocks.
Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation? on 02-28-2009 at 03:36 AM
A couple of ideas for your consideration regarding the cause and a course of action but first,
how did you pitch the yeast? Did you create a starter and let it go to a full krausen before
Posted in thread: Good deal on 2-row? on 12-23-2008 at 07:32 PM
Good grain and a good price. Many of the local breweries use Great Western 2-row as their base
malt. Local Home Brew Shops in Portland sell it for between $42-$48 per 50lb bag. What is
shipping going ...
Posted in thread: Hello from Portland, OR, USA on 12-12-2008 at 05:37 PM
Welcome Will. Great forum here with great people and great information albeit a lot to read
(beer in hand helps though).
Posted in thread: Hello from Oregon! on 12-09-2008 at 01:43 AM
Welcome again. You're gonna like it here.
Posted in thread: Brew pubs in Portland, OR? on 12-08-2008 at 08:39 PM
All very good suggestions. I personally think the food at Widmer is excellent and the beers are
good as well. Hopworks is a great place but a smashing success and a bit hard to get into
Posted in thread: Anyone using BeerSmith regularly ? on 12-08-2008 at 03:36 PM
After years of homebrewing I finally decided it was time for a program to help me with the
record keeping. I was surprised to find that Brewsmith has much more and even though I have
only had it a mon...
Posted in thread: Is the water used important? on 12-08-2008 at 03:44 AM
In general, I do not like the taste of chlorine which is why I do not disinfect with bleach.
Good/bad are relative. To me it is about the taste so I try to eliminate what I consider a bad
taste. Hope ...
Posted in thread: Is the water used important? on 12-08-2008 at 03:37 AM
Water is by far the largest component of your beer - either by volume or by weight. The mineral
content of your brewing water as well as the pH have a huge impact on the taste of the product