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Posted in thread: Help with yeast selection alternative on 06-06-2010 at 03:27 PM
I am currently using a selection of Wyeast for a dark wheat beer that is of German or Belgian
origin. It lends itself to medium phenolic and banana/clove like flavors and aromas. However, I
have come ...
Posted in thread: Is it wrong to not like German styles? on 04-20-2010 at 03:26 PM
I love beer. Love my ales especially. English, American, Scottish, Irish, hell even Welch, you
name it. If it's an an ale, I'll drink it. And lately I noticed, as any beer lover/brewer
would, the beau...
Posted in thread: Ideas and Suggestions for a Summer Beer? on 03-23-2010 at 08:45 PM
Thanks all for the awesome replies. :)
Posted in thread: Ideas and Suggestions for a Summer Beer? on 03-23-2010 at 05:21 PM
Great. I can't believe the idea of a wheat didn't register in my brain. For some reason I kept
picturing a lager, but a wheat ale works just as well. The next step is finding a good recipe.
Are any of...
Posted in thread: Ideas and Suggestions for a Summer Beer? on 03-23-2010 at 04:08 PM
As summer approaches, I will begin to ready myself for a batch of something light and session
worthy. Normally you would insert a standard lager or pilsner recipe, but unfortunately,
there's a 95% cha...
Posted in thread: Judge my IPA please!! on 03-09-2010 at 09:00 PM
Thank you! Yeah as far as I can tell from tasting during fermentation, the beer is infact very
bitter. I was aware that we'd have a very high IBU count so I'm ok with this (love me a bitter
ipa). As f...
Posted in thread: Judge my IPA please!! on 03-09-2010 at 08:41 PM
I'm reposting thius to see if anyone has anything constructive to say. Sorry if you've seen it
in the Beginner's forum.My roommate and I wrote this without any real help besides our own
research and c...
Posted in thread: Check out my IPA recipe. Tips or pointers? on 03-09-2010 at 04:17 PM
My roommate and I wrote this without any real help besides our own research and
calculations.It's still a work-in-progress but this is our second time brewing it and we've
adjusted a few things and so...
Posted in thread: HELP! Did I ruin my beer? on 02-26-2010 at 11:08 PM
thanks guys. I guess I just wigged out. I tasted the beer though. It's an IPA. Somewhere near
100 IBU's with a badass hop flavor and oily mouthfeel. Got it near 1.017 from 1.065. I think a
Posted in thread: HELP! Did I ruin my beer? on 02-26-2010 at 10:51 PM
I was just taking a gravity reading to see how soon until racking to the seconday for clearing.
I was putting the bung back on with the airlock already on it. I didt realize there was still a