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  • Posted in thread: Rogue Dead Guy - Which Yeast? on 07-13-2014 at 03:32 AM
    Sorry... Just re read the opIf you want to brew a maibock, you need to use a lager yeast and
    noble hop. I like dead guy a lot (probably the beer that got me into craft beer), it's not a

  • Posted in thread: Rogue Dead Guy - Which Yeast? on 07-13-2014 at 03:23 AM
    Dead guy is a hybrid style. It's malt profile is made to resemble that of a maibock, but it's
    hopped more aggressively, like an ale, and fermented with pacman yeast (an ale yeast)Why they
    do this? I'm...

  • Posted in thread: Beginner's Q #2: Why add sugars to bottles when I can simply add unfinished beer? on 07-04-2014 at 01:14 PM
    "You will need to stop the fermentation when the gravity is 1,004 OG or 1 šP above the expected
    final gravity"This is the problem. "Expected final gravity" is only an estimate unless you've
    brewed the...

  • Posted in thread: Hop pellet help on 07-03-2014 at 02:34 AM
    Shouldn't make a difference. I just throw the pellets into the boil. The hop debris will settle
    and be left behind with the trub. Worst case (which isn't bad) is that it will transfer to your
    primary ...

  • Posted in thread: Brewing water on 06-29-2014 at 04:21 PM
    Add salts to strike water and sparge water Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: Brew Pubs in the Bay Area?? on 06-24-2014 at 04:43 PM
    I'm visiting the area this weekend. Going to Russian river tomorrow. I'm so excited I may not
    sleep tonight. Today we are off on the napa valley wine train. There are a bunch of great craft
    beer bars ...

  • Posted in thread: Testing Hops on 06-19-2014 at 01:52 AM
    How about looking for commercial brews that feature only one hop?Many breweries have done this,
    you just need to look around for them. I know Sam Adams is doing a 12 pack of ipas with a

  • Posted in thread: Color is WAY off. Reasons??? on 06-13-2014 at 01:48 AM
    Is the color you're seeing the color of the beer in a glass or in the fermentor? Often times
    when you see it in large quantities, the color looks much darker than when in the glass. The
    malts you list...

  • Posted in thread: Who are HomeBrewTalk's Most Experienced? on 06-09-2014 at 08:04 PM
    I love the posts on this thread. Such great advisors being very humble in their responses. In
    comparison. I'm new to homebrewing but have learned an immense amount, both directly and
    indirectly from t...

  • Posted in thread: Crystal malts and associated ABV. Not OG, but ABV on 06-08-2014 at 07:56 PM
    I apologize that I'm on my phone so I can't give you exact numbers but what you need to look up
    is the "ppg" of the malt you want. This is points per gallon of the malt. Once you find the
    ppg, you can...