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Posted in thread: How to Fix the IPA on 07-09-2014 at 04:49 AM
Sweetness and fat are simple flavors, immediately and quickly detected by our taste buds. It is
in our biology to seek out these flavors because they were signs of nutrient-rich foods. Bitter
Posted in thread: How to Fix the IPA on 07-08-2014 at 08:34 PM
I have never tasted anything I'd describe as cat piss, and I've never put anything in my moutht
that smelled like cat piss, so I don't know what flavor some people are talking about.I've had
Posted in thread: Am I gonna need a blowoff? (Nottingham) on 07-08-2014 at 02:46 AM
How do you clean a blowoff?I'm thinking I need to buy tubing in 'bulk', whatever lengths they
sell it in, and just cut off pieces when I need it. I've been getting 6' lengths at LHBS and I
just need a...
Posted in thread: Am I gonna need a blowoff? (Nottingham) on 07-07-2014 at 10:47 PM
Brewed an English IPA yesterday, pitched a rehydrated pack of Nottingham at 10pm. Pitch temp
was about 62-63, OG is 1.065, volume in fermentor (6.5 gal glass carboy) is right at 5 gal. I
have it in a ...
Posted in thread: FastRack - FastFerment Giveaway - Open to all! on 07-03-2014 at 11:43 PM
Hello new fermentor!
Posted in thread: HBT official World Cup thread on 07-01-2014 at 05:35 PM
I heard the Belgian prime minister offered to make a wager with Obama, betting a collection of
Posted in thread: Brew Bottles on 06-30-2014 at 11:38 PM
You shouldn't.You can crimp a cap onto a screw-top, but it may not seal completely. Some people
maybe try it and maybe they work, but if you want to know as well as you can that your bottle
Posted in thread: some people can't drink on 06-30-2014 at 04:28 PM
So I was with my wife yesterday at festival that had a beer garden. The beers were provided by
local brew clubs. It was pretty cool; you got a small glass (probably 5 oz) and went around to
Posted in thread: California UnCommon on 06-30-2014 at 03:10 PM
It has been a week since mine started actively fermenting (krausen forming, motion in the
fermentor, airlock bubbling slowly).Temp set at 62, fermentation was vigorous for 3-4 days,
started to slow on...
Posted in thread: How many original recipes have you brewed? on 06-27-2014 at 11:16 PM
I've been brewing only for about 18 months, all grain for a year. I did a few recipes from this
site, then a few from books, then I started making my own. I brewed maybe 20 recipes and I