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Posted in thread: Tapped on 02-12-2013 at 11:00 PM
Posted in thread: Holy Grail Ale Clone on 01-26-2013 at 10:04 PM
I had Blacksheep's Holy Grail Ale from a keg once and I really liked it, although I wouldn't
say it knocked my socks off. I needed another WY1469 beer to go with some others to get mileage
out of the ...
Posted in thread: Is it bad to check beer often? on 01-26-2013 at 02:34 PM
Six months ago I would have said opening the lid is a sure path to a raging wild yeast
infection. I had one once when I first started that I blamed on peeking at the time. Lately I
have been fermentin...
Posted in thread: Back to Brewing! on 10-01-2012 at 10:16 PM
Call me practical, but I'd go for something with low color, low ABV, and no weird ingredients
SO IT WILL BE READY TO DRINK SOONER!!! Think about a small bitter or a blonde. Or a smallish
Posted in thread: Mash Tun Issue on 09-30-2012 at 09:05 PM
I am using a round keg--with a single loop of soft copper w/hacksaw cuts on the bottom. It has
Posted in thread: All grain set up decisions on 09-23-2012 at 02:26 PM
I can't imagine trying to maintain a steady mash temperature in a metal pot, aluminum or
stainless, without an automated RIMS or HERMS system. Use the cooler for MLT.I mash in a
converted keg with a l...
Posted in thread: Trying for plummy Aroma in Eng. Bitters on 09-17-2012 at 12:49 AM
I bet it's in the yeast. The most "English" results I have ever obtained were from a basic
English grainbill and tortured manipulation of pitch rates and fermentation temperature.
Posted in thread: Special/Best Bitter on 02-10-2012 at 11:09 PM
I don't know about biscuit, but if it's anything like amber, I would use less. i am drinking a
bitter right this very moment with 8% amber in it, and I found it to be too much. Too heavy,
Posted in thread: Parti-gyle on 01-22-2012 at 12:19 AM
Is there any reasoning as to why you wouldn't want to mash in with the total boil volume of
your big beer? I would think that this would give you the advantage of having a thinner mash,
which would le...
Posted in thread: Parti-gyle on 01-21-2012 at 01:29 AM
No problem. Partygyling is awesome, and I am its disciple.