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  • Posted in thread: Dunkel for Oktoberfest on 07-25-2012 at 11:46 AM
    That looks pretty good to me. I brew a more "domestic" if you will version of a Dunkelweis
    quite ofter. I always skip the decoction. Great Beer, very well balanced and if your trying to
    introduce the ...

  • Posted in thread: Denver CMC group grain buy #6 on 03-01-2012 at 06:35 PM
    Keep me posted. I'm due for at least 150 lbs (depending on price and timing).

  • Posted in thread: Saflager vs Safale yeast-- what to expect? on 01-18-2012 at 10:31 PM
    I normally ferment my lagers on the lower end, say 45-48 degrees F. I just brewed a light
    american lager using S23 at those temps. I can attest to the fact that S23 does not like to be
    that cold. Afte...

  • Posted in thread: kisses from a Belgian craft brewer on 11-14-2011 at 02:35 PM
    Welcome to the forum. Hopefully this forum can be a resource for you. Likewise, thanks for the
    offer of help from across the pond.

  • Posted in thread: Tips for Brewing in Winter on 11-11-2011 at 12:51 PM
    Another aspect that is important to consider..IMHO is cross ventilation. I brew in my garage
    all year long. I have a back door to my garage that I leave open and I leave the big garage
    door open 1/3 o...

  • Posted in thread: 1 bbl system on the cheap on 11-09-2011 at 04:10 AM
    One of our local breweries dosent use a traditional HLT at all, they use an "instant" hot water
    heater system. At first I thought it sounded crazy but if you think about it its brillant. It's
    got to b...

  • Posted in thread: Brewing my first batch tomorrow, last minute advice and encouragement? on 10-14-2011 at 05:05 PM
    Don't brew with friends around, it gets really distracting and your far more likely to make
    mistakes. My first step (for all grain) is to start heating the water first, then start
    measuring and cleani...

  • Posted in thread: Bittering Hops on 10-10-2011 at 04:10 PM
    Thank you for your input everybody!I'm going to try Magunm as a bittering hop. Prost!

  • Posted in thread: Oaked Irish Red Ale on 10-07-2011 at 04:53 PM
    Yep. Oak lends a nice complexity to the beer. However, I think you will want to let it sit more
    than a week. I'd suggest two weeks. Alternatively, how long does a keg last you? Consider
    putting the oa...

  • Posted in thread: Rising Sun Farms ,AC Goldens Colorado Native GABF award on 10-07-2011 at 04:51 PM
    That is one of my favorite domestic beers! I am a little Colorado biased but that is a great
    product!What hops do they use in it out of curiosity?

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