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Posted in thread: Honey wheat ale on 08-12-2012 at 11:30 AM
I've used honey in a few recipes and found that adding it at 5 minutes left in the boil or at
flameout have worked best.I made a honey basil ale with 1 pound at 5 minutes and I get lots of
Posted in thread: Reusing Coopers carb drops on 08-12-2012 at 02:43 AM
they're meant for thatWell there you go. Thanks for the tip.
Posted in thread: Reusing Coopers carb drops on 08-12-2012 at 02:16 AM
I can't easily find a previous thread to answer this question, so if you'd be so kind to
indulge me...I use Cooper drops when I bottle and have a handful of packages with leftover
drops I've kept in m...
Posted in thread: brewing with oatmeal on 08-05-2012 at 09:40 PM
I've been interested in brewing a stout and using oats to give a fuller body. I brew extract
only, so is there an ideal way to get the benefits of oats without doing all grain or is
Posted in thread: Ice cold distilled water to rapid chill wort?? on 08-05-2012 at 09:27 PM
I've been curious about this. I wondered if it'd be easy to throw a bunch of ice in the wort
after flameout to try and lower the temp quickly. The heat of the wort would kill off nasties
and the ice w...
Posted in thread: Secondary fermentation phase on 08-05-2012 at 09:24 PM
I like to transfer, mostly to clarify but I also often add something to the process. I always
throw on a normal airlock just like primary.
Posted in thread: What do you consider a Sam Adams Noble Pils? on 07-05-2012 at 11:40 PM
Thanks, all. Was just a fit of curiosity on my behalf - no particular rationale.
Posted in thread: What do you consider a Sam Adams Noble Pils? on 07-05-2012 at 04:58 PM
On their description of Noble Pils, Sam Adams says the brew is a "traditional Bohemian
pilsner," however they use all five kinds of Noble family hops in the batch. Some basic
research I've done on Boh...
Posted in thread: How much fresh raspberries? on 07-01-2012 at 04:16 PM
Spaceman - thanks, that's helpful. I should've noted that I'm brewing a wheat beer base and
then the blueberries in secondary. When you smashed your berries, did you do anything
additional to sanitize...
Posted in thread: How much fresh raspberries? on 07-01-2012 at 11:49 AM
I'm going to piggyback off this - I'm planning a fruit beer myself (blueberry) and wondering
what the best method everyone prefers to add fruit to tue secondary.Many threads say to pitch
the fruit fro...
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