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  • Posted in thread: Anyone try randy mosher's Christmas ale? on 11-18-2012 at 02:11 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.
    Good luck!

  • 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
    to secondary...

  • 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...