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Posted in thread: German Hops cause subtle off flavors? on 08-13-2015 at 04:54 PM
Thanks for the reply.I suppose my plastic ferm buckets just aren't getting clean anymore. Might
be time to upgrade to glass!
Posted in thread: German Hops cause subtle off flavors? on 08-13-2015 at 11:18 AM
Guys & Gals, just a general "feeler" to see if anyone has noticed anything when using german
noble hops (I used Hallertauer) in german-style lagers. I brewed an Altbier and a Helles and
both came out ...
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