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Posted in thread: Chocolate syrup vs cocoa powder on 04-24-2007 at 04:33 AM
Last question... I think.Does anyone know if cocoa powder has any oils that would inhibit any
head retention or carbonation?
Posted in thread: Chocolate syrup vs cocoa powder on 04-24-2007 at 01:24 AM
Thanks for the input everyone. As far as amount goes, will 1/2 # be enough for the flavor to
come through if I put it in the last 5 or 10 minutes of the boil? Too much?Also, does the cocoa
Posted in thread: Chocolate syrup vs cocoa powder on 04-23-2007 at 08:01 PM
The first thing I looked at were the ingredients. High fructose corn looked like instant
headache to me.Any recommended cocoa powders to use?
Posted in thread: Chocolate syrup vs cocoa powder on 04-23-2007 at 07:48 PM
I'm putting together a recipe for a chocolate stout, however, I cannot figure out which is
better for the flavoring. Good ol' Hershey's syrup or cocoa powder??? It would be added to the
last 5 minutes...
Posted in thread: Dry hopped floaters in secondary on 03-27-2007 at 05:50 AM
I've been dry hopping an IIPA in secondary for almost 4 weeks now, after 10 days in primary. I
put in 7 oz of pellet hops for the dry hop and have seen them fall out of suspension and then
return to f...
Posted in thread: Brown Sugar Ale...? on 03-11-2007 at 05:28 AM
I'm attempting to build my first recipe from scratch and am curious about the fermentability
(hopefully that is an accurate term) of brown sugar. I've read all sorts of different opinions
on this and ...
Posted in thread: Yeast expiration? on 01-09-2007 at 08:39 PM
Yes, its a Red Hook ESB clone and I am extremely looking forward to it!!!To clarify though, the
yeast is not a smack pack, it's one of the WL liquid tubes. As long as old yeast doesn't give
Posted in thread: Yeast expiration? on 01-09-2007 at 08:04 PM
I'm going to be brewing up a Red Hook clone this afternoon and just noticed that my White Labs
CA pale ale yeast has a "best by" date of November 2006. I figured I'd pitch it anyways and
give it a day...
Posted in thread: Newbie with 3 general ?s on 12-03-2006 at 11:05 PM
It's good to hear that not all is lost. I'll bring about half inside the house to see any
difference and test the other half with more time in the garage. I'm still pretty hopeful, as
the glass is alw...
Posted in thread: Newbie with 3 general ?s on 12-03-2006 at 04:45 PM
Primed with 3/4 cup dextrose dissolved in 16 oz. I poured this into the sanitized bottling
bucket then racked the beer into it. I bottled on 11/12 and stored them in a large plastic
"tote" type contai...