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Posted in thread: American Amber recipe critique - Using homegrown hops on 04-30-2015 at 03:45 PM
I ended up with a lot of homegrown nugget and cascade hops last year that I'd like to use. The
problem is that I'm not a hop head. In general, I prefer beers at the lower end of their IBU
range. I do ...
Posted in thread: Chocolate Brew on 12-30-2013 at 02:37 PM
My related question is where to get dutch process cocoa at a good price. I have a hard time
finding it in grocery stores, and online the prices seem a bit steep. Is there a place people
get it for a r...
Posted in thread: Recipe question in Brewing Classic Styles on 12-26-2013 at 09:57 PM
[)QUOTE=Sir-Hops-A-Lot;5764868]I'm curious to know what recipes you've liked from the book. I
have made the Belgian wit, Belgian Saison, Belgian Dark Strong, and the English IPA. The only
one I can I ...
Posted in thread: Recipe question in Brewing Classic Styles on 12-24-2013 at 01:45 AM
I've been using the all-grain recipes in "Brewing Classic Styles" for a few brews, and several
weeks ago I brewed the Black Widow Porter (pg 156). I cracked open my first bottle tonight.
While I liked...
Posted in thread: Blackberry Wheat recipe review on 05-02-2013 at 11:46 PM
I'm still wondering about that hop schedule. Anyone have any ideas?
Posted in thread: Blackberry Wheat recipe review on 05-01-2013 at 09:16 PM
The rye is an interesting addition - did it have a bit of a pepper-y kick?We're hoping this
will be an easy-drinking summer beer, and the spicy addition of the rye has me intrigued.If you
could post t...
Posted in thread: Blackberry Wheat recipe review on 05-01-2013 at 04:21 AM
One of my brew buddies wants to do a blackberry wheat, and after some research came up with the
following recipe, mostly pilfered from "Brewing Classic Styles". Do you guys think this will
turn out ok...
Posted in thread: About to can AG yeast starter - any words of wisdom on 04-08-2013 at 09:34 PM
Wife was getting pissy.My wife cans a ton of stuff from her garden every year, so buying
another flat of quart jars was no big deal. Aside from using for wort, I don't know exactly
what we'd do with ...
Posted in thread: About to can AG yeast starter - any words of wisdom on 04-08-2013 at 09:21 PM
Get 1/2 gallon mason jars. 11.50 at wally world.Yeah, I was torn about this. I opted for a
flat of quart jars instead because "Brewing Classic Styles" occasionally has recipes that call
for X.5 packs...
Posted in thread: About to can AG yeast starter - any words of wisdom on 04-08-2013 at 06:39 PM
I'm doing it for cost and convenience. I can get 3 gallons of starter for around $6, which
would be much more expensive with DME. The time to mash and can isn't much more than the time
to get individu...