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Posted in thread: Hoppy Vodka? on 12-12-2008 at 01:37 AM
Wow. I've always thought about shooting the left over, used brew-flavored vodka, but never got
up the nerv. I commend you! How does it taste?Generally not very good but this may be because I
use the f...
Posted in thread: Hoppy Vodka? on 12-08-2008 at 03:04 AM
As many others, I fill my airlocks with vodka. Depending on my mood, I'll drink the shot after
I rack to secondary or during bottling. I'm always surprised how much hop flavor is in the shot
Posted in thread: Grolsch Gaskets on 04-21-2008 at 02:14 PM
Thanks HBer, but I've tried bending the wires and had little success. Now I only use flip-tops
that have a ceramic stopper and haven't had any problems.
Posted in thread: My flip-top bottles aren't full sealing... Help! on 12-06-2007 at 08:06 PM
I agree with brewtOOl, first test the seals.I have always had trouble with the flip-top bottles
that have a plastic stopper that I got from my LBS. Despite changing the seals (I tried both
Posted in thread: Centarillo IPA on 12-02-2007 at 03:23 PM
Excellent read on late additions Beerrific. Thanks! However they do say, "In beers with
significant bitterness (50+ IBU), you might still want to add a charge of high alpha hops early
in the boil." So...
Posted in thread: Centarillo IPA on 12-02-2007 at 01:55 PM
what i would do is eliminate all of the extra hop charges and go for 1-2 ounces when it first
reaches a boil, then the last 15 minutes, add 1/2-1 ounce of each for flavor and the same for
aroma at the...
Posted in thread: Centarillo IPA on 12-01-2007 at 11:35 PM
Please critique my IPA recipe. I'm still new to the game and I don't have alot of experience
with either hop. I assume that centennial and amarillo will mix well. This (or something
similar) will be b...
Posted in thread: A Thing of beauty. on 11-25-2007 at 03:36 PM
How about some beer stats orfy?I don't see the usual line defining what is head and what is
pure liquid. Is this just the camera playing tricks on my eyes?Towards the bottom of the head,
it almost loo...
Posted in thread: Chocolate Espresso Stout on 11-14-2007 at 01:58 PM
Nestle cocoa powder. (unsweetened, baking chocolate)
Posted in thread: Chocolate Espresso Stout on 11-10-2007 at 12:57 PM
Looks delicious. I'm brewing this up tonight.