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Posted in thread: Oak'd up Porter on 11-04-2008 at 03:37 PM
I ordered a recipe for a plain jane Porter which I will be modifying slighty in either two
ways:Dry hop with oak chips and add a pint or fifth of bourbon?Dry hop with Jack Daniels
flavored smoking chi...
Posted in thread: Smoking Grain on 05-06-2008 at 12:56 AM
I made a Hickory Brown Ale and was told to use liquid smoke along with smoking grains. I used
half LS of what was suggested and it was still overpowering and artificial flavored. Im sure
someone has m...
Posted in thread: water for full boils on 05-05-2008 at 04:56 PM
My Bad. It absorbs heat faster not boils faster.
Posted in thread: Cocoa Powder in Primary? on 05-05-2008 at 03:49 PM
I would think add to the secondary then transfer. I've never done it but it sounds like it will
incorporate and dissolve better.
Posted in thread: water for full boils on 05-05-2008 at 03:46 PM
+1Everything I have ever seen says to start with cold water. (cooking and brewing). Plus, It
sounds crazy, but the boil time is either the same or cold is faster.
Posted in thread: Don't Fear the Foam on 05-05-2008 at 12:25 AM
[QUOTE=Hawgbranch;664946]So, to sanitize my 6.5 gal. carboy I only need a quart of water? How
much starsan do you add?A couple drops or 1/2 teaspoon should be pleny.
Posted in thread: Air Bubbles in the Siphon Hose on 05-04-2008 at 05:56 PM
When I transferred this morning, I noticed an air bubble in the hose that was sloshing the beer
passing through. I know you are suppose to prevent the beer from splashing when you transfer.
It was jus...
Posted in thread: American Pale Ale on 04-16-2008 at 03:17 PM
sounds good, thanks
Posted in thread: American Pale Ale on 04-15-2008 at 06:45 PM
Thanks, I'll adjust some things a little and we'll see what happends. Like i said, its been a
while and i've kinda forgotten my brewing ratios.
Posted in thread: American Pale Ale on 04-15-2008 at 06:16 PM
Ok, Its been a while since my last brew and just wanted to post this recipe and make sure
nothing sounds odd or off kilter. Please feel free to comment or add suggestions. I am wanting
to do an Americ...