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Posted in thread: Barleywine: Why the Champagne Yeast? on 05-24-2014 at 12:48 AM
Thanks for the input. Insurance, I guess. Unless I was running a 1.10 or higher brew it seems
to be insurance. I'm cool with that.
Posted in thread: Your best kit on 05-23-2014 at 02:17 AM
Midwest's Bourbon Barrel Ale. Worth the 9 month wait. Even more worth the longer wait when it
ages in the bottle.
Posted in thread: The Great Hydra Giveaway! on 05-23-2014 at 02:12 AM
A Hydra has got to be better than what I have. IN!
Posted in thread: Barleywine: Why the Champagne Yeast? on 05-23-2014 at 02:11 AM
So I'm making up Midwest's "Bigfoot's Barleywine" and I have a question about the use of
Champagne yeast, particularly the timing. The instructions state that I should brew as directed
then add the al...
Posted in thread: My first "On my own" IPA on 03-16-2014 at 07:48 PM
That's strange. I thought it was a lot of hops but beersmith has me at around 100 IBUs (away
from my home computer so no beersmith right now.I'll plug it in again under a new template and
Posted in thread: My first "On my own" IPA on 03-16-2014 at 01:36 PM
I meant that rye is a base malt, and to get anything from it you need to mash - not that you
need the extra fermentables as it's plenty big already as mentioned. If you're not going to
mash I'd just l...
Posted in thread: My first "On my own" IPA on 03-15-2014 at 10:50 PM
This is exactly the feedback I'm looking for. Thanks. I'll have difficulty (due to lack of
proper equipment) to do a partial mash so I'll look into the corn sugar substitution. As for
the hops, I had ...
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 03-15-2014 at 03:11 PM
Sign me up!
Posted in thread: My first "On my own" IPA on 03-15-2014 at 02:12 PM
I've been doing kits for as long as I've been brewing. Sometimes I've modified the recipe a
little bit and called it my own but I'm branching out. I bought Beersmith and took a look at
some hop charts...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-06-2014 at 07:01 PM