Black Island Brewer
Last Activity:08-03-2015 1:08 PM
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Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 08-02-2015 at 04:22 AM
I made this and followed the recipe to the letter. While it has an intense lemon flavor it
tastes what I can only describe as flat and watery. No mouth feel or bite. I think it would be
Posted in thread: Hops used the most? on 08-01-2015 at 03:02 AM
I keep a supply of Amarillo, Centennial, Cascade and Chinook on hand always, and I love single
hop Citras, but when I'm brewing paler beers like cream ales, blonde ales, kolsches and the
like, I am ve...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 07-31-2015 at 06:58 PM
So question here. I'm on my second 5 gallon batch of edwort's apfelwein and I want to try
SkeeterPee. I'm going to order some yeast nutrient and energizer and for the tannin I'm just
going to use a te...
Posted in thread: Help! My wort changed color! (pics) on 07-30-2015 at 10:31 PM
The cause of the darkening is oxidation. It starts from the top (where it's exposed to oxygen)
and works down. It's noted to do that with light colored beers especially, and wines and ciders
as well. ...
Posted in thread: The "Dear" , "Sincerely" thread on 07-30-2015 at 10:18 PM
Dear legs,I'm sorry. Sincerely,Fat guy trying to pedal off the pounds. Or earn more beer.
Definitely earning more beer.Dear Earning More Beer,You'll never outrun your fork (or pint
glass). Eat less, a...
Posted in thread: Hops choice for biab smash beer on 07-29-2015 at 03:18 PM
Sampled a munich (10L) mosaic smash recently - quite tasty!
Posted in thread: HomeBrewSupply Amcyl Brew Kettle w/ 3-Piece Ball Valve Giveaway! on 07-27-2015 at 07:02 PM
i'll take the 15 gallon, thankyouverymuch!
Posted in thread: HBT ONLY extention of July sale. on 07-20-2015 at 09:18 PM
I too would like the code!
Posted in thread: Bottom drain vs dip tube keggle MLT on 07-20-2015 at 09:15 PM
I use a side draining MLT with a dip tube. My main reason for doing so is that I direct fire my
mash tun, and recirculating while heating through a bottom drain would scorch the wort.
Posted in thread: Is just Starsan okay? on 07-19-2015 at 10:52 PM
Basically, I think that typically just that rinse will do, but every few batches now I do a pbw
soak and quick bottle scrub before bottling day. It's a little extra work, and I really don't
think it n...