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  • Stephen Cook
  • AHA, Cloudy Town Brewers
  • Brewed my first batch in 1981 and was very active until about 1984. Between grad school, marriage, kids and moves only brewed occasional until fall of 2010. Now back at it with a passion.
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  • Posted in thread: Putting 13/16" Holes in My Kettles - What's the Best Option? on 01-06-2017 at 04:35 PM
    I found a local restaurant supply company. They did it with a hole punch for -$25. This kind of
    equipment modification is what they do all the time.

  • Posted in thread: Which yeast for a bock and dopplebock - Wyeast Bohemian or Bavarian Lager? on 11-22-2016 at 01:52 PM
    These are German / Bavarian styles so 2206.

  • Posted in thread: Marmalade and Beer on 11-20-2016 at 05:20 AM
    It is my wife's favorite. The only thing is to drink it fast. It doesn't age well at all.

  • Posted in thread: Marmalade and Beer on 11-19-2016 at 07:21 PM
    Typically a Wit is 50/50 ish unmalted wheat and Pils malt. I usually add some carapils and some
    flaked oats ~ 5-10 percent each. SG 1.045 to 1.050. Spiced with 1 tsp ground INDIAN coriander
    and bitter...

  • Posted in thread: Marmalade and Beer on 11-17-2016 at 12:13 PM
    Doing a one gallon test batch. 1lb malted wheat, 1lb malted barley, 2 giant spoonfuls of
    marmaladeI'll be interested in learning how this comes out. This is roughly a wit grist and 2
    Tbs of marmalade ...

  • Posted in thread: Marmalade and Beer on 11-15-2016 at 03:55 AM
    Does it say "gelling agent, pectin" or "gelling agent pectin." Pectin wouldn't be a problem but
    the gelling agent - who can say. I wouldn't worry about it.

  • Posted in thread: Marmalade and Beer on 11-11-2016 at 12:58 PM
    Let me know how it turns out

  • Posted in thread: Marmalade and Beer on 11-11-2016 at 05:10 AM
    At that rate in a wit it gives a different bitter orange flavor and aroma. It complements the
    coriander. I still have the end of my most recent keg, about 3 months old. The orange has faded
    as has eve...

  • Posted in thread: Marmalade and Beer on 11-09-2016 at 11:08 PM
    I use marmalade instead of dried bitter orange when I make a wit. I put it in at end of the
    boil. 1-2 tablespoons in 5 gals of the highest quality marmalade you can fine gives noticeable
    but not overw...

  • Posted in thread: Will GFCI breaker protect a 3-wire downstream line? on 11-01-2016 at 10:35 PM