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Posted in thread: too much specialty? on 11-19-2014 at 09:47 PM
I can't drop the crystal all together since I want that malt sweetness. My goal is to just
imperialize a standard American amber and make it a little more on the red side. After looking
at multiple am...
Posted in thread: too much specialty? on 11-19-2014 at 05:58 PM
This is my first attempt at a 100% made up recipe so a little help would be appreciated. I'm
currently stuck on if I have too much specialty grains. I am going for an imperial American
amber/red. The ...
Posted in thread: Lagering an Alt- in secondary or bottles? on 12-10-2013 at 05:51 PM
I am getting ready to brew a German Alt and in order to get the beer to stay very clean I plan
on lagering it for 4 weeks. After the primary I will transfer to a secondary and let it finish
Posted in thread: beer tastes/smells like a fruit salad. on 04-27-2013 at 03:06 PM
I tapped my Rye Pils last night and it smells/tasts like a fruit salad. I am wondering if the
off flavors may have came from fermentation or an infection. It fermented in a temp controlled
Posted in thread: First Shoots of The Year!!! on 02-25-2013 at 09:33 PM
Oh man reading that people in Oregon and Washington have growth already scare me. I live in
Texas and I don't have any kind of growth yet. If they didn't make it through the winter it's
not because it...
Posted in thread: Did beetle kill my plant, they are the top off. on 05-17-2012 at 03:38 PM
My Nugget has been getting eaten alive by beetles. I have caught two in the act, one got away
and the other is trapped under a glass for his buddies to watch him die. I got home yesterday
to find that...
Posted in thread: How to save the rest of my yeast on 02-12-2012 at 04:15 PM
For Christmas I got a book of 1 gal. recipes, in the recipe it calls for a half packet of
yeast. Is there a way for me to save the other half, I don't want to just dump it out? Oh and
the yeast I'm us...
Posted in thread: Full sun or partial on 01-25-2012 at 09:21 PM
if you have the option, why not try both and see what works best? try planting one or two per
location, test it out, then plant any additional hops wherever works best.also, there are
Posted in thread: Full sun or partial on 01-25-2012 at 07:13 PM
So I am a noob at hop growing, I live in the Dallas, Tx area and if this summer is anything
like last summer it's going to be tough but I am up for the challenge. My question is, since I
live in a pla...
Posted in thread: Homebrewtalk Carboy Cleaner Giveaway on 12-01-2011 at 08:14 PM
I need a REAL Carboy Cleaner because I recently purchased a cheap knock-off and the plastic
stem already broke and the pads were barley long enough to reach the sides of the carboy.