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Posted in thread: Suggestions for a blonde ale on 04-18-2014 at 01:20 PM
My main question is about the hops. Because I am going for a low bitterness and little aroma,
does it make sense to do one charge at 20 minutes? It looks like this gives me around 25 IBU,
and I would ...
Posted in thread: Irish red recipe advice on 04-18-2014 at 12:28 PM
Thanks Eric. I did some tweaking on it. Replaced the chocolate with roasted barley and adjusted
the IBUs a bit.I looked at the other recipes, they didn't match the advice so I was a bit
Posted in thread: Irish red recipe advice on 04-18-2014 at 06:01 AM
I would drop the chocolate for RB. about 2 oz or so. Color and roastiness. Like someone said,
adjust the hops down some to 20 IBUs. Maybe only .5 for the second charge.
Posted in thread: Just starting to appreciate saisons. on 04-16-2014 at 01:17 PM
I made the petit Saison kit last year just because it was on sale at local NB store, didn't
know what a Saison was. Not really impressed with how it turned out.Sent from my iPhone using
Home BrewThen ...
Posted in thread: Am I a homebrewer? NO! on 04-16-2014 at 12:05 AM
As American heroes? :DHahahaha!
Posted in thread: Just starting to appreciate saisons. on 04-15-2014 at 08:25 PM
I bet if it is dry, then 3 vol would still be bright and effervescent. But that is probably
pushing it for regular (or old, very used) bottles.
Posted in thread: Just starting to appreciate saisons. on 04-15-2014 at 01:55 PM
Temperature is key. All the yeast by-products that you usually try to avoid - you want them.
High 70s or even 80s. Someone can correct me on this, but I think the yeast produces the most
esters and ph...
Posted in thread: Am I a homebrewer? NO! on 04-15-2014 at 01:43 PM
Hey, don't be too hard on PBR. Afterall, if it weren't for beers like that, I might not be here
right now trying to brew REAL beer! :)Oh, I'm not bagging on PBR at all. It is real beer, and
it's my fa...
Posted in thread: Am I a homebrewer? NO! on 04-15-2014 at 11:50 AM
Yeah, yeah, yeah. Go back to the cellar. I'm finding these responses to be very entertaining
and enlightening. Conclusion? Yep, I'm really old and out of touch with "modern" America. Still
having fun ...
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 04-14-2014 at 06:54 PM
I don't think adding the extract early will cause a sour taste. A more bitter taste with the Mr
beer extract being hoped but not sour. I use unhoped extract for full boils with no sourness. I