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Posted in thread: Group Buy in Chicago #8 on 04-27-2013 at 03:11 PM
Group C today, best of luck to everyone on the special versions!
Posted in thread: Group Buy in Chicago #8 on 04-16-2013 at 06:06 PM
See above, be sure to email your home brewing friends as well!Edit: well it really was above
when I started writing. Anyway, see Gothic/Ghoti post and this link:
Posted in thread: gravity reading is off on 04-14-2013 at 05:41 AM
I would divide the idea of "secondary" and "aging" The term secondary tends to be used for
non-carbonated beer in a non-serving vessel. A lot can be said on the topic but the gist is
that pitching sta...
Posted in thread: Group Buy in Chicago #8 on 04-12-2013 at 02:07 AM
Hooray, more grains. Thanks Bill for arranging this again. Aren't fuggle and centennial sold
out this year per the catalog? there are splits up for them.
Posted in thread: Chocolate - secondary on 11-16-2012 at 04:59 AM
A great article on the topic from those west coasters:
Posted in thread: Spices in Pumpkin ale on 11-16-2012 at 04:57 AM
I second the spice extract method. A lot of spices have insoluble oils so it makes sense that
you would have irregular flavoring if you bottled with cinnamon. Plus it might negatively
effect your head...
Posted in thread: Founders Breakfast Stout clone, one week past bottling on 11-16-2012 at 04:50 AM
1) The coffee will die down with time, that is a beer that needs at least 6 weeks or more in a
bottle to reach its prime.2) Between all the roasted malts and the lactose that's a pretty
Posted in thread: How do you fine tune your recipes? on 11-14-2012 at 04:05 AM
I agree with the sentiment that people are putting forth here. Tweaking a recipe with purpose
requires that you have the tasting skills to understand where the flavor you want to change is
and where y...
Posted in thread: Group Buy in Chicago #6 on 11-04-2012 at 09:31 PM
Hey pol, you mentioned that you had some experience with a ZD clone? I'm planning on brewing
one up once my 2012 citra preorder comes in. I based it off the recipe on HBT but I didn't do
the first wor...
Posted in thread: Group Buy in Chicago #6 on 11-03-2012 at 05:58 PM
Here bill, you around?