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  • Posted in thread: Should I age my Barleywine in a carboy or keg? on 07-15-2015 at 09:09 PM
    You might be careful and use a shortened dip tube. Having to deal with plugged tubes from the
    compacted sediment is a pita.

  • Posted in thread: Brewing RIS soft water on 07-15-2015 at 09:06 PM
    I used to have very soft water in a previous location, and without adding minerals to the water
    I would end up with dark beers bordering on soy sauce. I think it was when using roasted barley
    more tha...

  • Posted in thread: CDA - Thoughts on Recipe Creation on 07-15-2015 at 08:52 PM
    Ouch!The good part is that somehow these messed up brew days always seem to produce the best
    beers. The bad part is its impossible to replicate!Hope they turn out. :)

  • Posted in thread: CDA - Thoughts on Recipe Creation on 06-24-2015 at 11:11 PM
    My recommendation to take out the dextrose is that if I needed to reduce og I would rather keep
    malt over sugar. I wouldn't expect there to be a problem with 1056 fermenting that down to the
    1.014 ran...

  • Posted in thread: CDA - Thoughts on Recipe Creation on 06-24-2015 at 03:01 AM
    Drop the dextrose for sure. I would probably decrease 2row.

  • Posted in thread: CDA - Thoughts on Recipe Creation on 06-24-2015 at 12:56 AM
    Personally, Id use a more attenuating yeast, If you want an english, id go 1028 or 1098 as
    safer choices. Alternately, you could lower the gravity to 1.080.I think this is good advice.
    You're looking ...

  • Posted in thread: CDA - Thoughts on Recipe Creation on 06-24-2015 at 12:53 AM
    I would leave out the chocolate. Those chocolate and coffee flavors make it more like a stout
    to my taste buds. I like CDAs to taste like a relatively normal IPA... And just be a different
    color.

  • Posted in thread: Dark Strong Honey Ale on 07-16-2014 at 06:37 PM
    I actually didn't brew this until December 2013. So it's at about 7-8 months so far. I need an
    open keg before I can do too much more with it.

  • Posted in thread: Dark Strong Honey Ale on 07-16-2014 at 06:36 PM
    This is actually still in secondary. I ended up brewing this recipe with two different yeasts.
    One with wlp530 and another with the wlp super high gravity yeast. Can't remember the number.
    Both are ag...

  • Posted in thread: BJ's brewhouse funny on 12-19-2013 at 02:51 AM
    ...the dank...Take pity on an old fart, is "the dank" a good thing?Yes.

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