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Posted in thread: Specialty Irish Stout Ideas? on 02-21-2016 at 11:00 PM
The Irish are fun, but their beer and food is boring. (although a full Irish breakfast is
pretty intense)Irish stout is a great style, but it is simple and doesn't really lend itself to
well to thinki...
Posted in thread: When is it too cold to brew outside? on 02-13-2016 at 01:12 AM
In Buffalo, NY as well!!I do half batches on the stove, BIABDoing a 3 gallon batch of oatmeal
stout as we speak.
Posted in thread: Boulder "Shake" Chocolate Porter on 02-10-2016 at 08:53 AM
(kidding...)The thing I notice with Boulder Shake is the carbonation from the lactose (it's
pretty "lasting" and doesn't go away quickly after you drink it). I'm wondering actually if
they even use mo...
Posted in thread: I always find something i don't like about my beer on 02-10-2016 at 05:58 AM
It's normal. You are being hyper critical.Just like when I give someone a beer and they say
"Thanks, the beer was good"I want to rip my hair out. Good? Good how? What did you think of the
Posted in thread: Cocoa powder + nibs? on 02-10-2016 at 05:48 AM
Yes, you can, and should use both to get the best of both worlds.For the cocoa powder:-I will
heat up a small amount of water in a sauce pan and then slowly add the powder while whisking
until I have ...
Posted in thread: Schell's Bockfest and Caramelizing your beer! on 02-10-2016 at 05:45 AM
Not weird or new.We Germans call it Stachelbier.What you call the poker is the Stachel.Could
you please elaborate? I searched it but everything is in deutsche.
Posted in thread: Triple Chocolate Milk Stout - Chocolate Lovers Only! on 02-04-2016 at 09:01 AM
No roasted barley?Not really digging the color.
Posted in thread: Boulder "Shake" Chocolate Porter on 01-29-2016 at 12:48 AM
You're crazy to think there isn't chocolate flavoring added to this beer
Posted in thread: Shock top twisted pretzel wheat on 01-05-2016 at 05:01 AM
lolShock TopAnything other than the basic white type beer is just a wheat beer pumped full of
Posted in thread: Cold steep chocolate malt post-ferment? Adding chocolate flavor.. on 12-17-2015 at 11:11 AM
Are you looking for chocolate flavor/aroma? If so, steeping chocolate malt ain't gonna do
it.Since you can't get nibs, boil a bit of water then simmer and stir in 4-5 oz cocoa powder
until you have a ...