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Posted in thread: Boulder "Shake" Chocolate Porter on 11-03-2014 at 12:36 AM
Bump on a dead thread for a hope of a recipe coming outSent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Help building a recipe using experimental hops on 10-04-2014 at 04:16 PM
I thought about a single hop batch, but I live in an apartment and don't really have the
space/equipment to have that many batches. These were kind of a surprise and are vacuum packed
so I'm a little ...
Posted in thread: Help building a recipe using experimental hops on 10-04-2014 at 03:53 PM
I've come upon a first world home brewer problem and could use some help. I have a friend of a
friend that runs an organic hop farm out here in Oregon and just received about 6ozs of
Posted in thread: Issues with first AG Mash on 11-25-2013 at 12:29 AM
This is why I always heat up an extra couple gallons of water for whatever step I'm on, plus an
extra gallon or so boiling on the stove for heat emergencies.Your volume shouldn't be a
problem. As long...
Posted in thread: Issues with first AG Mash on 11-24-2013 at 11:36 PM
Took the plunge and am in the middle of my first mash, using a 10 gal igloo cooler for a mash
tun. Based on the online calc I used heated strike water to 167 to hit a mash temp of 155. I
put some wate...
Posted in thread: Belgian Trippel (2006 World Beer Cup Gold Medal: Dragonmead Final Absolution clone) on 08-22-2013 at 10:09 PM
I just bottled a batch of extract I brewed on Memorial Day. I had enough left over for a couple
glasses after filling all my bottles. Even flat it's good. Fantastic nose, bananas and other
Posted in thread: Belgian Trippel (2006 World Beer Cup Gold Medal: Dragonmead Final Absolution clone) on 08-15-2013 at 06:08 PM
It's to late to add sugar when you bottle because fermentation will be complete. By adding to
much sugar once you bottle you run the risk of over carbbing and creating bottle bombs as well.
Posted in thread: 21%+ Barleywine on 06-12-2013 at 03:35 PM
Forget the dry hop, you are going to have to age that for so long to mellow it out, you won't
even notice it.
Posted in thread: Crafting All Extract Barleywine help on 05-30-2013 at 07:50 PM
I would say skip the dry hop, with the length you'll need to secondary, you'll lose anything
the dry hop brings to the table. Instead use those hops somewhere in the last 15 minutes
Posted in thread: Belgian Trippel (2006 World Beer Cup Gold Medal: Dragonmead Final Absolution clone) on 05-29-2013 at 05:07 PM
Mark me down for 5 gallons brewed this weekend. Went with the wyeast instead of the white labs,
hoping for a slightly higher pitching rate, but of course I screwed up and didn't smack one of
my two pa...