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Posted in thread: Sample when racking to secondary bland and bitter. Thoughts? on 01-23-2014 at 06:36 PM
I hope I'm not confusing the bitterness with sourness. That would be a bummer.:(You're just
doing what all of us did in the first couple brews and overanalyzing things. :mug:
Posted in thread: Would this work on 01-23-2014 at 06:12 PM
Toast about 20% of your grains (roughly 15 minutes @35 on a baking sheet then let it mellow for
a week or so - plenty of info on the web) and make a very simple dry pale ale with it. One of
Posted in thread: Sample when racking to secondary bland and bitter. Thoughts? on 01-23-2014 at 06:07 PM
When you are just getting started, its very difficult to really judge your beer until you get
to the finished product. Unfinished beers will often taste sweet or dry, or bland, or whatever
but you jus...
Posted in thread: Into: brewer in Los Angeles on 01-23-2014 at 06:03 PM
Posted in thread: Dry hop in Primary? on 01-09-2014 at 11:24 PM
And three weeks of dry hopping at anything close to fermentation temperature is begging for a
vegetal bomb...Cheers!Good point, you can't package your beer until it completes fermentation,
so you'd be...
Posted in thread: Dry hop in Primary? on 01-09-2014 at 10:58 PM
I dryhop in my primary all the time (I almost never use a secondary). However, I wait until
fermentation is complete or almost complete, I personally wouldn't add them until after the
yeast have dropp...
Posted in thread: 007 vs 004 in an Irish Red on 01-09-2014 at 10:56 PM
Both would produce excellent results. 007 is probably my favorite strain, but both will give
you a dry character, and 004 is obviously "irish" so it fits with the Irish red concept for
what that's wor...
Posted in thread: Southern/northern Brown on 01-09-2014 at 10:42 PM
a little molasses goes a long way. You really have a lot in there.
Posted in thread: Holiday Ale - Secondary or Bottle on 12-18-2013 at 11:57 PM
awesome, that sounds like a typical progression for most beers that aren't hop-forward, at
least by my experience. I remember reading someone post on here awhile back that if your last
beer was the be...
Posted in thread: will this ferment properly on 12-18-2013 at 10:34 PM
As mentioned above, technically speaking it should all convert. You do have a whole lot of
adjunct/specialty grains though.