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  • Posted in thread: 12 Beers of Christmas 2013 Edition! (Need Brewers!) on 09-30-2014 at 01:34 AM
    Trying some of these christmas beers. Yes, I've left them in a dark closet all of this time. I
    grabbed a random one and ended up with the Spiced Cherry Dubbel:AROMA - 9Medium toasty
    maltiness, strong ...

  • Posted in thread: 12 Beers of Christmas 2013 Edition! (Need Brewers!) on 03-24-2014 at 07:42 PM
    Yeah, I hope nobody is holding their breath to get these brews. I'll post something on the
    front to make sure he doesn't enter any exchanges in the future...Sent from my iPhone using
    Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: How long is too long in secondary? on 03-10-2014 at 09:17 PM
    I might be alone on this, but after repeatedly testing it, I have found that 1 second is too
    long in secondary. My opinion is that it's completely a waste of time and space, and leads to
    potentially e...

  • Posted in thread: How long is too long in secondary? on 03-10-2014 at 05:14 PM
    I had a Belgian strong dark sit in secondary for 3 months or so. Tasted fantastic. Some brewers
    worry about leaving beer on a yeast cake for awhile, but with healthier yeasts nowadays you
    don't even h...

  • Posted in thread: Better beer on 03-10-2014 at 05:04 PM
    I will also repeat others: ferm temp! Even before going all grain. When refining a recipe, it's
    pointless to spend time/effort on all grain until you dial in your fermentation. Sent from my
    iPhone usi...

  • Posted in thread: Phenomenal example of malt vs hop bitterness on 03-10-2014 at 04:57 PM
    Hop and malt bitterness are different, but the quality of the bitterness(something you
    commented on) is controlled by the water, in either case. Using only 2 beers with likely very
    different water pro...

  • Posted in thread: Phenomenal example of malt vs hop bitterness on 03-10-2014 at 04:44 PM
    it's an interesting topic. advocates of FWH claim a 'smoother bitterness.' i've never
    understood that. advocates of skimming the brown krausen say the same thing. in the case of
    removing the brown kra...

  • Posted in thread: Phenomenal example of malt vs hop bitterness on 03-10-2014 at 04:26 PM
    what is 'malt bitterness?' like the bitterness of coffee/black malts?Yes, the bitter
    chocolate/coffee flavors. Also roasted malt.Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: Hydrometer reading before or after settling of wort on 03-10-2014 at 04:15 PM
    It depends. :)I'm assuming you're cooling your sample before measuring? Or converting based on
    temp? Just making sure.To me, the most accurate would be after things have settled. Surprised
    you got suc...

  • Posted in thread: How could bottling day go poorly? Here's how! on 03-10-2014 at 03:51 PM
    Time to upgrade to kegging :)I've had bottling days like that. In-line filter? Man that's
    fancy! I do my best to avoid trub, but if I get some I don't fret. It falls out in the bottle
    most of the time...

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