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Posted in thread: SMaSH-Pale Ale-Cascade on 02-13-2016 at 09:27 PM
Maybe dry hop an ounce? I like to dry hop IPA's and APA's.
Posted in thread: When is it too cold to brew outside? on 02-13-2016 at 11:17 AM
Yeah, when it's this cold in MI, I kind of prefer beers where you just have one hop addition,
watch for the kettle for 5 minutes to ensure no boil over, and then run back inside to play
video games fo...
Posted in thread: When is it too cold to brew outside? on 02-13-2016 at 01:00 AM
Wasn't going to brew 'till St. Patty's, but Monday should be 35 or so and I'm a teacher so I
have the week off for mid-winter break. Made a starter with harvest Bry-97 for an IPA tonight.
Now it's jus...
Posted in thread: Brewing Beer, Drinking Beer and Managing Beer Gut on 02-13-2016 at 12:55 AM
Running is pretty polarizing I think. You either can get to the point where you feel like it's
not even exercise - like your brain just zones out for 30 minutes and it's 'cheap therapy' or
Posted in thread: Brewing Beer, Drinking Beer and Managing Beer Gut on 02-12-2016 at 09:45 PM
Saw a great shirt at Founders Brewery last summer - I should have bought it, but I thought it
was overpriced - still it spoke the the truth that works for me: "Run, Drink, repeat."Hate
doing weight tr...
Posted in thread: Bry-97 not doing anything on 02-11-2016 at 03:49 PM
To be fair, if you look up the data sheet, the manufacturers do recommend 1g/L, so by their
standards you under pitched by 50% (assuming you made 5 gallons). I too have found that if you
repitch the s...
Posted in thread: Things I learned after my 1st "real brew" on 02-11-2016 at 10:17 AM
In regards to no. 3 - they do call it a 'Brew Day' - you will learn, through experience, how to
do things in a certain order or what to do while other steps are happening in order to save
time, but ye...
Posted in thread: How many of you have moved to no-secondary? on 02-10-2016 at 11:13 PM
I rack all my beers basically. I think I'm in the minority, but I just do it. I know there is
probably not a real reason for it, but I do anyway. I guess old habits die hard...
Posted in thread: Munton's Nut Brown Ale partial mash recipe feedback please on 02-10-2016 at 09:09 PM
I've had success adding honey at flameout on both nut brown ales and wheat beers. I always add
it at flameout, but I've like the flavor profile in those instances.
Posted in thread: Munton's Nut Brown Ale partial mash recipe feedback please on 02-10-2016 at 07:05 PM
I know Notty is the default dry on NB's Nut Brown ale and when I made it with Notty, I was not
pleased. ACtually got a replacement kit 'cause NB rocks big time. Whenever I've used 1098 I've
loved it. ...