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Posted in thread: No Hop Brewing on 07-07-2013 at 07:58 PM
Just cut off some leaves of one of my yarrow plants after mowing to try as a tea. As mentioned
earlier it seems to have a little bit of a medicinal flavor with a hint of lemon. Does anyone
know for su...
Posted in thread: Copper ale darkened in secondary on 03-10-2013 at 08:11 PM
I tend to think that beer darkens as it clears. The thing I would be most concerned about with
exposing it to light is it picking up a skunky smell from the hops interaction with UV light
(much like t...
Posted in thread: IPA recipe help on 02-20-2013 at 05:55 PM
ApotheCary - I've upped the 60 min addition to 1 oz (50 IBU), and then combined my 20 and 30
min additions and moved it up to 10 min. And upped my Belma to 1 oz. The flame out I will do .5
oz at flame...
Posted in thread: IPA recipe help on 02-20-2013 at 02:39 AM
Alright here goesAll grain single infusion (assume 65% efficency (what can I say it is my 3rd
AG))Batch Size: 5.00 gal Boil Size: 6.00 galEstimated OG: 1.062 SGEstimated FG: 1.012 Estimated
Posted in thread: IPA recipe help on 02-19-2013 at 06:13 PM
I have a half a pound of Belma and Cascade so I can play around with those. I've only dry
hopped once and I ended up with a gusher infection so I will heed your advice and add at flame
out. I think I'...
Posted in thread: IPA recipe help on 02-19-2013 at 05:40 PM
I am going to try and brew an IPA in March and I would like to sort out the recipe so I can get
all the ingredients. I would like to use BELMA, Cascade, and possible Cenntenial or Citra.
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 12-31-2012 at 02:20 AM
I just went to a brewery yesterday and they are proud to say that they brew based on German
brewing purity laws. The first few things I saw on their menu was a Dunkelweizen and an oatmeal
Posted in thread: BDubz hates homebrew, lol on 12-01-2012 at 02:11 AM
Little hot to pitch Sour Kraut isnt it? I usually pitch mine around 72F. YMMVYour right, I was
getting some off flavors. Must've been my pitching temp.
Posted in thread: BDubz hates homebrew, lol on 12-01-2012 at 02:04 AM
Brat-beer? Can you post that recipe?:DThis is the extract versionSteep 30 min at 150F1#
mustard.5# caramel 60L1#carapils Add6# Brat extractBoil 90 minPitch 1# sour kraut once the temp
cools to 80F
Posted in thread: have you ever intentionally made a "bad" beer? on 11-03-2012 at 11:18 AM
I still am unintentionally making my mistakes. The first PM batch last month ended up being
gushers :(. Some people are trying to ferment with wild yeast/bacteria, consider that no
problem for me :-).