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Posted in thread: American barleywine on 08-21-2014 at 03:38 AM
You said that is an American barley wine?It's missing quite a bit of American hops.That aside,
is this a one gallon batch?I cannot believe you would even have a noticeable bitterness if this
was five ...
Posted in thread: American barleywine on 08-21-2014 at 02:24 AM
Well it would help to know a few things:1) what was your hop schedule (and hop stats)2) what is
your water source and how is it treated? (water softener?)The IBUs inevitably go away with
time, but the...
Posted in thread: Using an electric wood chipper for grinding apples on 08-19-2014 at 01:53 PM
I guess the larger question is, "why?"If you're trying to figure out an easy way to make cider
I think you'll find it tough to recover the juice. In my experience with wood chippers, you can
put just ...
Posted in thread: Using an electric wood chipper for grinding apples on 08-19-2014 at 03:06 AM
"I'll take 'Things you'd like to watch' for a thousand, Alex"Cheers! ;)What is a possible
Emergency Room trip?
Posted in thread: It's finally happened-- bottle bombs! on 08-19-2014 at 03:00 AM
Maybe a stout "should be" 1.7-2.3 volumes of co2, but most people who drink bottled beer (not
cask ales) are accustomed to the higher end of that. 1.7 volumes is pretty flat. While I don't
want a stou...
Posted in thread: It's finally happened-- bottle bombs! on 08-17-2014 at 07:37 PM
Ok I will join in on the exploding bottle chat since I had to clean my entire fermenter freezer
today because of an exploding 22 oz Saison. It is only 8 days in the bottle and fully
carbonated, great ...
Posted in thread: Anyone brew a good 100% Munich (grain) ale? on 08-16-2014 at 04:41 AM
Did you use 2-row Munich or 6-row? I ask because I have made a bock with 6-row Munich and it
came out just like you describe. Sent from my iPhone using Home BrewI assume it was 2 row,
since it was not...
Posted in thread: Used A Muslin Bag During Racking... on 08-16-2014 at 04:33 AM
I have not had the best results with using siphon filters. Cold crashing has worked perfectly,
though.I was going to cold crash by sticking the glass secondary into a bucket of ice water for
a few day...
Posted in thread: Anyone brew a good 100% Munich (grain) ale? on 08-15-2014 at 02:39 PM
I just tried to make a low ABV "bitter" with 100% munich, nottingham, and nelson sauvin. This
was just for fun- not to recreate any particular style. After a 2 hour mash at 152 while I got
my tooth dr...
Posted in thread: What's worse than having your keg kick with nothing on deck?? on 08-15-2014 at 02:29 PM
"Being electrocuted"Any "so I married an axe murderer" fans?Woman...Woah...