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Posted in thread: Anyone try randy mosher's Christmas ale? on 11-18-2012 at 01:11 PM
Thanks for sharing! I have only tried his Belgian single recipe so far. I really enjoyed it. I
need to start brewing some of the others.
Posted in thread: Craziest thing you have put in a mash or boil on 10-24-2012 at 12:52 PM
I'm surprised no one has tried a bacon and molasses combo. Maybe that should be my next
Posted in thread: brewed Jamil's American IPA recipe today on 10-22-2012 at 12:51 PM
I had similar issues when I started and I just adda pound to the base grain each batch and I
hit my target OG. You might just have lower efficiency. Around 60-65% is my guess. It will only
cost you an...
Posted in thread: Culturing yeast from a bottle, my Experiences on 10-10-2012 at 03:04 PM
Thanks for the write up. I am harvesting yeast from Bells two hearted ale right now. Stepping
up the starter in anticipation of brew day.
Posted in thread: Anyone try randy mosher's Christmas ale? on 10-08-2012 at 02:54 AM
I never got around to brewing it. Let me know how it turns out! As to the priming I would add
the normal amount of priming sugar unless there is frrmentable sugars in the liquor potion.
Posted in thread: Sparkling ale recipe on 09-04-2012 at 12:39 PM
I don't have the book in front of me, but Randy Mosher's book radical brewing, I think that's
the name, has a couple of sparkling ale recipes. Never tried them though.
Posted in thread: Big Beer, When to Bottle? on 08-30-2012 at 02:54 PM
I would also add that Brew Like a Monk recommends a cold conditioning period of a couple of
weeks (I think it is that long) at lager temps (30s-40s) after primary fermentation and racking
Posted in thread: Decoction brewing : Does it change the taste of beer a lot ? on 08-28-2012 at 11:07 PM
Check out Denny Conn's website. He talks about experimenting with it and not tasting a result
with the extra effort. However, other people I have heard swear it makes a difference. I have
never done i...
Posted in thread: Hop extract question? on 08-27-2012 at 03:53 PM
Thanks for sharing. I only use jpp pellets. It is interesting to read your results. I read that
Pliny the elder uses hop extract to reach the target ibu without getting too much vegetal
Posted in thread: Lager Fermentation Question on 08-26-2012 at 06:04 PM
Sounds OK except your starter sounds a bit unorthodox. I think most people use light dme,
myself included. Do you use a stir plate or any other method to help your starter along? I
usually use a 2L st...