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Posted in thread: Conan Yeast Alternative? on 05-14-2015 at 04:25 PM
gigayeast product has the benefit of being a much higher cell count, too, so you're getting a
great value from them.
Posted in thread: IPA and mosaic hops on 05-14-2015 at 04:24 PM
citra and mosaic may have some similar qualities, but i don't get any of the citra problems -
catpee, sweat, BO, whatever you prefer - in mosaic.
Posted in thread: Vanilla bean sanitation? on 03-13-2015 at 06:53 AM
should be good!
Posted in thread: Vanilla bean sanitation? on 03-13-2015 at 06:41 AM
i like doing 1 bean/2gal beer. i find that this is a mild but noticeable contribution. this has
been with good, fresh vanilla beans, so YMMV with others. i have also allowed as many as two
Posted in thread: another "how's it look" recipe thread on 02-12-2015 at 06:18 AM
good questions and i like your experimental nature. some breweries, when trying to learn a new
malt, will make a 90/10 2row/specialty malt blend. while it probably doesn't result in a lot of
Posted in thread: When scaling down AG recipes to BIAB+DME, do I need to scale other grains as well? on 01-21-2015 at 06:19 AM
think about specialty malts, for the most part, in terms of ounces/gal wort. think of base malt
as achieving gravity.two beers with the same amount of specialty malts and same OG but made one
Posted in thread: Porter help on 01-05-2015 at 06:42 AM
that would be closer to a brown ale in terms of the roast profile even if the color is in the
porter range. i am guessing here but that's what i would expect from those malts.i'd go at
least .75lb cho...
Posted in thread: Roasted Barley - how much is too much in an Imperial Stout? on 12-27-2014 at 04:49 AM
i would recommend tasting some of the different roasted barley options available to you. some,
like briess', will not feel like a pile-on of ash and astringency. others, like baird's, are
Posted in thread: Sourcing Cacao Nibs on 11-12-2014 at 03:43 PM
many whole foods sell them with bulk spices for ~$1/oz.
Posted in thread: Think this will be too muddled on 10-31-2014 at 07:22 AM
i have used all three. i'm fairly sensitive to black patent, which can come across to me as too
much like soy sauce if used in large quantity. a modest amount like 8oz in an imperial stout
adds a touc...