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Posted in thread: A gift of Maris otter and 3 types of hops, help recipe on 02-07-2012 at 01:16 AM
bitter with columbus, flavor/aroma with simcoe, perhaps. Should make a good pale ale. Styrian
Goldings are tasty and will lend a more english style, but I'm guessing they would get pretty
lost if you ...
Posted in thread: Fellow homebrewers, meet my new beer engine . . . on 02-23-2011 at 08:58 PM
Mine is going strong a year+ in--it got a bit gummed up because I didn't clean it well, but
after a thorough take apart and cleaning it's back like a champ.Mine comes out of a corny but
don't see why ...
Posted in thread: My first lager: One packet of yeast or two? on 02-12-2011 at 02:20 AM
even two smack packs is not likely enough for a lager without a good-sized starter, though it
is a fairly low gravity beer. two packs of dry yeast, i have had good results.
Posted in thread: Turbinado, Belgian Candy or Corn Sugar? on 09-08-2010 at 01:52 AM
For something like an IPA, I'd keep sugar under 10%, and maybe stick closer to 5-7%. You will
possibly get a bit more flavor and complexity from the turbinado than the others. Radical
Brewing has a go...
Posted in thread: Wee heavy: Carmelization or adjuncts? on 09-07-2010 at 09:13 PM
I have a wee heavy sort of in the works. My plan was to boil down some of the first runnings. I
may also add some sugar, not sure yet. If you have the book designing great beers, there's a
Posted in thread: Sorachi Ace / cat piss on 09-07-2010 at 05:46 AM
I recently had the brooklyn sorachi ace saison and definitely found it a bit funky (and i like
funky beers). I have a couple ounces of sorachi ace in the freezer. I like the lemony-ness, but
Posted in thread: Quick review of my mild recipe (and some yeast choice help) on 09-04-2010 at 11:27 PM
In the 2 darker session ales that I have done I've used WLP002, English Ale, with great
success.Using a 2000ml starter for this low a gravity should really give you a great
fermentation and super clea...
Posted in thread: Quick review of my mild recipe (and some yeast choice help) on 09-04-2010 at 08:59 PM
This is getting brewed for a pig roast happening in less than 4 weeks. Hopefully I can go grain
to glass in that time. 11 gallon batch, going to do single infusion around 153 degrees, batch
Posted in thread: pig roast and only a month, what to do? on 08-31-2010 at 12:47 AM
thanks guys, looks like a dark mild may be the answer. I've done one before and it was good but
not amazing (it was one of the two beers I've brewed with the Fullers yeast, and I have not
Posted in thread: pig roast and only a month, what to do? on 08-30-2010 at 05:47 AM
a friend is moving away and his wife wants to throw a pig roast before they go. i'd like to
brew a beer, but this is happening first weekend in october and i can brew only this coming
weekend (labor d...