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Posted in thread: just wondering on 02-02-2010 at 02:47 AM
I'm thinking: a little bit to the ferment time, and yes to the alc cont...
Posted in thread: Off flavors at bottling on 02-01-2010 at 04:17 AM
You should be fine...I stopped going out of my way tp taste my beers at bottling time because
of this..they always seem to taste weak-bodied, and just generally not that great, but of
course there is ...
Posted in thread: Hop Utilization on 02-01-2010 at 04:11 AM
My first thought was water profile as stated before. Other things to condsider are, your
yeast-some yeast help to accentuate hop flavorness and bitterness, if possible, you can always
increase your bo...
Posted in thread: I *really* think I ruined my first batch on 09-15-2009 at 12:44 PM
did you areate the wort? yeast need o2 to reproduce and they wont start actively fermenting
until their population is up to a certain ratio.
Posted in thread: Stone IPA Clone on 09-06-2009 at 06:21 PM
I think Edwort made a clone of it, try to find his thread about comparing to a bottle of the
Posted in thread: pumpkin ales... any experience/suggestions? on 09-06-2009 at 06:08 PM
One tip, don't fall asleep in the last 5 minutes of it and then let the boil go on for 3 more
hours...then think that maybe you can just add a ton more malt / sugars to get the PA up to
9%/v to cover ...
Posted in thread: That missing malty flavor on 09-06-2009 at 05:18 PM
I think a simple, inexpensive way to help would be just to toast a bit of your base malt in
your oven. I use great western 2-row as my base and i toast it at different levels to get
Posted in thread: Lager - Racking to Secondary on 03-16-2009 at 05:28 AM
It is so much worrying about exposing the surface of the beer to air (which, btw, should be
minimalized) but moreso worry about areating the beer itself by splashing it around and such.
When you are s...
Posted in thread: Bother with the boil on pre-hopped extract on 03-16-2009 at 01:32 AM
Most people generally agree that you should always boil malt extact, whether you are going to
hop it or not. At least for 15 minutes...I am not sure why, just some beer magic.As far as
Posted in thread: Extract batches taste similar on 03-11-2009 at 01:38 AM
All of my beers had the same flavor before I switched to liquid yeast...before then I was
always using Coopers little 45 cent packet. Once I made the switch to liquid and started
regulating my ferment...