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  • Posted in thread: Emptying out the pantry: help me come up with something intersting! on 03-05-2011 at 07:24 PM
    Looking to make something weird (but hopefully drinkable):Here's what I have1# DME2# corn
    sugar.5# dark honey5# juice oranges4 blood oranges1# belgian cara (don't have a grain mill,
    though)wyeast 4632...

  • Posted in thread: We no need no stinking beer gun... on 06-11-2010 at 05:34 AM
    i had a broken cane (that i intended to use for the bmbf) and a good cane sitting in a bucket.
    after sampling a few from the keg i guess i grabbed the wrong one and started cutting an angle
    into the e...

  • Posted in thread: Clogged dip tube? on 03-19-2010 at 11:28 PM
    so how do you take the dip tube out? i'm the exact same problem with....the exact same
    beer!:drunk:

  • Posted in thread: Schlafly ESB (2009 winter seasonal) clone...any ideas? on 01-28-2010 at 12:33 AM
    I think so. I forgot my last hop addition...I think the Schlafly has a bit more of a spicy
    aroma balanced with very subtle chocolate. If anything, I would make 1% of the grain bill
    chocolate and I'll ...

  • Posted in thread: Schlafly ESB (2009 winter seasonal) clone...any ideas? on 01-27-2010 at 11:50 PM
    Highly recommended!

  • Posted in thread: Schlafly ESB (2009 winter seasonal) clone...any ideas? on 01-20-2010 at 04:28 PM
    Brewed this last weekend...hit a slightly lower gravity then expected (I still tend to mess up
    my water calculations). Super fast fermentation! Used a blow off tube and ended up with very
    highly flocc...

  • Posted in thread: Apfelwein yeast question on 01-02-2010 at 08:44 PM
    I don't blame you for not reading through the 3,000 pages in the original apfelwein
    thread...but you'll find people were reacting very much the same. It really is amazing how the
    apple flavor just rea...

  • Posted in thread: Schlafly ESB (2009 winter seasonal) clone...any ideas? on 01-02-2010 at 01:10 AM
    FWIW, finished another 12 pack of schlafly esb this week... definitely going to go with
    dragon99's reco. on using the WL dry english ale yeast. There really is very little residual
    sweetness in this.

  • Posted in thread: Schlafly ESB (2009 winter seasonal) clone...any ideas? on 12-10-2009 at 04:11 AM
    awesome! thanks for looking into that Dan! His description of the malt bill seems pretty right
    on (although I was initially thinking Carapils was contributing to the foamy head...i guess it
    could be t...

  • Posted in thread: Schlafly ESB (2009 winter seasonal) clone...any ideas? on 12-04-2009 at 07:59 PM
    For starters I'm thinking of tweaking biermuncher's ESB, but replacing the 1# of Cara with 2#
    rye flakes. Then balance out the malts (and hops, in turn) to hit ~6.5% ABV.

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