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Posted in thread: Irish Car Bomb Stout on 02-03-2013 at 01:03 AM
Hey All, OP here.Gonna brew an updated recipe tomorrow...FERMENTABLES:5 lb - Liquid Malt
Extract - Light (50%)1.5 lb - American - Chocolate (15%)1 lb - American - Caramel / Crystal 60L
(10%)1 lb - Ame...
Posted in thread: Back after 2 years! on 04-28-2012 at 05:04 AM
Hello!I joined this forum over 2 years ago when I was first starting my home brew (and beer in
general) adventures! Thought I'd reintroduce myself and see how this place is going.I've come a
long way ...
Posted in thread: Irish Car Bomb Stout on 04-28-2012 at 01:25 AM
Hey all!I've been away from this forum for a few years, amazed to see some people have tried my
recipe! So it's great to here such positive reactions from folks!I currently work at Magic Hat
and will ...
Posted in thread: My Chocolate Rye Porter Recipe on 04-28-2012 at 12:49 AM
I've been away for a while, found a new brewing partner and we're looking to start brewing
again on a regular basis. Here's a recipe we're creating, would love some comments and
suggestions, since we'...
Posted in thread: First Brew First Taste: Vinegar/Sharp/Turned Cider taste. on 03-14-2010 at 04:41 AM
So, how long on average do you let your beer condition or age in the bottle before chilling and
Posted in thread: First Brew First Taste: Vinegar/Sharp/Turned Cider taste. on 03-13-2010 at 05:37 AM
Okay, so we gave it another 2 weeks and tried one warm today to see if it was worth chilling
the batch.Most of the cider taste had gone, but it lingered a little. There was more
carbonation, but the h...
Posted in thread: First Brew First Taste: Vinegar/Sharp/Turned Cider taste. on 02-28-2010 at 12:32 AM
I tried 2 and they both tasted the same. I have a plastic bucket for fermenting, so I couldn't
see if there were any signs of infection. I did try some warm when bottling and it tasted fine
Posted in thread: First Brew First Taste: Vinegar/Sharp/Turned Cider taste. on 02-27-2010 at 11:42 PM
So I opened up my first brew. It was supposed to be an irish stout, but a few mistakes in the
brewing process yielded more of a brown ale. Firstly, I didn't realize that steeping grains
don't add ferm...
Posted in thread: First Brew: Much lighter color and OG than expected... on 02-06-2010 at 02:44 AM
Bumping this with a follow up question.If I had used a base malt in my steeping process, would
the enzymes in say, 2-row, helped to convert my other grains (choco and crystal) into
Posted in thread: First Brew: Much lighter color and OG than expected... on 02-01-2010 at 01:44 AM
Thanks for the replies!I crushed the choco and crystal, but the flaked oats came next and I
didn't have to crush those, so when I bagged my barley at the store, I totally forget to crush
them. Ooops! ...