Last Activity:11-25-2013 2:45 PM
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Posted in thread: Here's what I did - Any advice for next time? on 11-25-2013 at 08:07 PM
From what I've seen and done, typical way to add ME is DME at the beginning of the boil and LME
at flameout. I doubt you'd want that kind of a caramel flavor addition though.I have my doubts
Posted in thread: Here's what I did - Any advice for next time? on 11-25-2013 at 07:07 PM
Brewer preference, but I have found that adding the LME at flameout/end of boil keeps the wort
from getting darker and can prevent the extract "twang".I've noticed some of that too, though I
Posted in thread: Here's what I did - Any advice for next time? on 11-25-2013 at 07:02 PM
I'm pretty sure nothing would happen if you squeeze the bag. You seem to have the grain wrapped
real tight there..I usually loosen it up to allow as much water to pass through and get the
Posted in thread: Couldn't get beer to boil on 09-23-2013 at 05:08 PM
Less water next time, or mostly cover the pot with the lid. (less heat escapes) Can even cover
it completely to let it boil as it's probably a little easier to maintain temp than raise it.
Posted in thread: Kona Brewing Koko Brown Ale on 09-21-2013 at 09:40 PM
re-brewing this like, right now. Coconut smells amazing. I'm also making chocolate munchkins at
the same time. those smell good as
Posted in thread: Planning first brew on 09-12-2013 at 03:01 PM
I'd avoid the twist offs, but if you're tight on bottles save a couple to use last. I've
accidentally capped a few and I was able to turn them over and shake them without anything
leaking out so they'...
Posted in thread: Kona Brewing Koko Brown Ale on 05-25-2013 at 05:59 AM
sounds good to me! The version I made (a while back now) had that creamy coconut undertone, but
I think i overdid it with the roasty/coffee type malts so it got obscured a bit. keep meaning
to make it...
Posted in thread: Going to Germany on 10-15-2012 at 03:09 PM
Went to the Chech republic for a couple days too :hI enjoyed Czech beer more than the German
Posted in thread: Going to Germany on 10-15-2012 at 02:15 PM
Pilsner Urquell!Been a crazy week so far but I thought I'd share these pics. Poured right off
the barrel... The old fashioned way. It doesn't get much fresher than this. It was unfiltered,
Posted in thread: Triple 777 Brewery in Las Vegas on 10-12-2012 at 02:32 PM
Vegas seems to be picking up in terms of beer at least. Holsteins in Cosmopolitan had a pretty
surprising selection when I was there. Didn't get to check out 777, but went to the Freakin'
Frog which w...