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Posted in thread: Ginger Ale - 3rd place 2009 HBT BJCP Comp on 02-02-2013 at 03:09 PM
I'm drinking a Crabbie's right now. Not sure if I like it or not. It's not the sweetness that
I'm at odds with. It's something in the ginger character that's kind of... cough drop like. I
dunno. I kee...
Posted in thread: don't like pilsners - why? on 12-18-2012 at 12:52 PM
I tend to ecuate that flavor to the actual process of lagaring. I've tasted fermented lagar
wort prior to lagaring and have enjoyed it. Afterwards however, it has that "cold, crisp"
flavor. The last A...
Posted in thread: Ginger Ale - 3rd place 2009 HBT BJCP Comp on 12-17-2012 at 06:31 PM
ok, I think I'm going to try this.A few questions, to show my utter ignorance:1. Is it ok to
ferment this at a slightly warmer temperature (maybe at 70-71 degrees max)? With the heat on
now where I li...
Posted in thread: don't like pilsners - why? on 12-15-2012 at 10:55 PM
hmm, ok, i wish some of these breweries would post their recipes.. ha.I can't think of many of
them off the top of my head right now, but the main one that I've repeatedly tried to like is
Posted in thread: Ginger Ale - 3rd place 2009 HBT BJCP Comp on 12-15-2012 at 10:24 PM
I've been thinking about trying to make a ginger beer. I'm trying to find a recipe that is
basically a refreshing clean beer with a nice blast of ginger. For comparison purposes, I had
Posted in thread: SWMBO vs. Homebrew on 12-15-2012 at 07:17 PM
I guess I'm in the minority but it was my idea to start home brewing and my husband is kind of
just along for the ride (and to help with the heavy lifting). I'm the one who spends hours
reading and re...
Posted in thread: don't like pilsners - why? on 12-15-2012 at 06:58 PM
So, every pilsner I've tried (which is only a few, since I don't like them) has this strange
(to me) aftertaste that I only encounter when I drink pilsner. I wish I could describe it
better, but I thi...
Posted in thread: 4 Day full fermentation??? on 11-24-2012 at 03:47 PM
I'm new to this homebrewing stuff too but I think they mean de-gas (to spell it a bit
differently) - which I think means they are wondering if you made sure there were no bubbles in
the sample you tes...
Posted in thread: More questions about Festa Brew wc IPA on 11-18-2012 at 12:12 PM
OK, thanks a lot for the reply, maybe in another week (or two) when we start thinking about
testing the gravity again to see if we can bottle I'll get a different reading. It was hard to
read, I used ...
Posted in thread: More questions about Festa Brew wc IPA on 11-17-2012 at 12:06 AM
Ok, posted this at the end of a thread but deleted it from there and made a new thread.
Slightly edited because I did a ton more research since I posted it.I'm brewing the Festa Brew
West Coast IPA (f...