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  • Posted in thread: Scottish 80 Problem on 07-03-2016 at 01:21 PM
    Going to do the beach towel method for the rye ale I'm making soon. And it's mostly pale, a
    little dark crystal and the peat. I know two of those aren't traditional to the style. I also
    added some boi...

  • Posted in thread: Mitch Steele to Start New Brewery on 06-22-2016 at 01:38 AM
    One would have to guess IPA, but who knows...It's either going to be IPA's, or the exact
    opposite of IPA's, which is probably white IPA's and black IPA's.

  • Posted in thread: bottle refermentation on 06-20-2016 at 09:28 PM
    You should probably be fine. Most homebrewers just roll with what they have, and the bottle
    conditioning goes fine.Pro brewers, OTOH, usually add yeast at bottling, from what I've read.
    Here is a powe...

  • Posted in thread: Terpene IPA on 06-02-2016 at 07:44 PM
    There are terpenes in hop extract. Myrcene is a terpene; I'm sure there are others in hops. I
    would just stick with myrcene-rich hops.

  • Posted in thread: Competitions, take em with a grain of salt? on 05-31-2016 at 03:36 PM
    I've given low scores / overall impression to beers that were really good, but out of style for
    the category they were entered in. You've got to remember that they aren't (supposed to be)
    judging the ...

  • Posted in thread: Priming Sugar Question on 04-21-2016 at 07:37 PM
    It's easy enough to remove carbonation by pouring hard or swirling if you think you have a
    little too much, but a lot harder to put CO2 back in the beer. I say go 2.3.

  • Posted in thread: The 2016 NHC - Results/Speculation Thread on 04-21-2016 at 03:26 PM
    As long as they're brewing it on their homebrew systems, I'd say it's fair game. I did a pro-am
    with a local brewery last year. All the pro-brewers I talked with there still home-brewed and
    some regul...

  • Posted in thread: The 2016 NHC - Results/Speculation Thread on 04-18-2016 at 07:34 PM
    Received my scoresheets from Denver on Friday via snailmail.Three entries:Munich Dunkel,
    36Belgian Dark Strong, 35Alternative Grains American Blonde Ale, 33. Got docked 5 points for
    failing to specify...

  • Posted in thread: Brewing with Walnut Wood on 04-14-2016 at 02:50 AM
    If you decide to pass on the walnut, I hear that toasted Hemlock can be quite nice in a porter.

  • Posted in thread: Why Lager Over Ale on 04-11-2016 at 05:24 PM
    I'm not sure that making lagers on a large scale is that much more expensive than ales. You
    basically just need more tank space, which is an up-front cost but doesn't carry on so much
    during productio...