Last Activity:10-24-2014 10:31 PM
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Posted in thread: Fresh Squeezed IPA (Deschutes Inspired) on 10-26-2014 at 01:29 AM
Deschutes House yeast is Ringworm.....Ringwood
Posted in thread: What's Your Winter Brew Name? on 10-23-2014 at 08:54 PM
Ichabod's Revenge, my Imperial Pumpkin Ale.
Posted in thread: Jaded Brewing Hydra... call me impressed on 10-21-2014 at 08:48 PM
What did shipping costs come to?
Posted in thread: Santa Rosa, CA Breweries / Pubs / Stores? on 10-20-2014 at 01:51 AM
I was just there two months ago. From a recommendation on here, I went to Beercraft in Rohnert
Park. Excellent bottle shop!
Posted in thread: Why wait until secondary for oak chips? on 09-27-2014 at 04:16 PM
Why move to secondary? Just wait for primary to be done or close to. No need to move the beer
and risk infection/oxygenation.
Posted in thread: Why wait until secondary for oak chips? on 09-27-2014 at 03:49 AM
I think it's more that you want the chips in there for a predictable amount of time, to avoid
over-oaking. Time to complete primary is not always predictable. Hence, you want primary done
before you o...
Posted in thread: Carbing an Oatmeal Coffee Stout on 09-24-2014 at 11:22 PM
Or, instead of water to make the priming syrup, use coffee. I have heard bad things can happen
to flavors if you get the coffee hot, which just sounds odd.Do not boil coffee.
Posted in thread: Organic food coloring used during bottling? on 09-23-2014 at 01:46 PM
What about doing another cold steep now, before fermentation is done?
Posted in thread: Crabapple "Lambicky" Ale Help on 09-15-2014 at 02:37 AM
guy wrote the book (literally).#1: your recipe looks fine, except lose the late hops. They'll
just fade with age.#2: MF actually favors a hotter mash, leaving more residual sugars for the
Posted in thread: Using pumpkin in the mash... Mix it all together? Cubes? on 09-13-2014 at 03:09 PM
I have successfully made a pumpkin ale with real pumpkin every year for the last three years.
Here's my method:Slice pumpkins into quarters and roast with brown sugarUse a potato masher to
press down ...