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Posted in thread: 12 Beers of Christmas 2013 Edition! (Need Brewers!) on 09-30-2014 at 12:34 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 06:42 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
Posted in thread: How long is too long in secondary? on 03-10-2014 at 08:17 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
Posted in thread: How long is too long in secondary? on 03-10-2014 at 04:14 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 04:04 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
Posted in thread: Phenomenal example of malt vs hop bitterness on 03-10-2014 at 03:57 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 03:44 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 03:26 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 03:15 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 02:51 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...