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  • Web Designer, Mastiff Owner, Tattoo Enthusiast and lover of fermented beverages.
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  • I bought "mr. beer" and while I liked what I got out of it...I drank it all in an evening thinking boy that sucked, now I'm brewing with better equipment and the whole process is much more fun.
  • Looking at creating different smoked meads after having a scotch blended mead that was fantastic
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  • Posted in thread: Smokey Mead on 05-29-2012 at 11:05 PM
    Summer 2012 UpdateI added no chips...mainly because I think starting off with so many flavors
    is kind of crazy and makes it tougher to know exactly where the flavors were coming from. This
    batch is a ...

  • Posted in thread: Smokey Mead on 03-03-2012 at 06:02 PM
    I haven't responded to this thread in forever...I made a tincture with my smoked apples and
    added them to 2 gallons of mead, it smells fantastic and is taking on a great color. I have
    some smoked oak ...

  • Posted in thread: Smokey Mead on 06-28-2011 at 09:12 PM
    You know I actually bought some smoked tea from the Stash Tea people since there are close to
    me, the smoked darjeeling was garbage it was so weak but for mead...who knows.

  • Posted in thread: Smokey Mead on 03-30-2011 at 07:58 PM
    You know I think peated malt can be used in brewing but super sparingly. I made an imperial
    porter and used 3 lbs of cherrywood smoked malt and half pound of the peated and the smoked
    flavor was super...

  • Posted in thread: Smokey Mead on 03-30-2011 at 07:52 PM
    I smoked 2lbs apples and they taste fantastic, used applewood chips and apple juice in the
    liquid tray. I cored and cut the apples into 8 pieces. I think I left them in there for 4-5
    hours. I also smo...

  • Posted in thread: Coffee Beans in the Secondary on 03-30-2011 at 07:34 PM
    Do you guys have any idea how much residual sugar might be in coffee beans? I transferred the
    beer to the secondary (once bubbles were between 90-120 seconds apart) and added a half pound
    of coffee be...

  • Posted in thread: Smokey Mead on 03-22-2011 at 06:26 PM
    I'm buying some american oak cubes this weekend and 2 lbs of granny smith apples and right now
    the plan is to use applewood to smoke them with since that's what I have, any other
    suggestions. I'm goin...

  • Posted in thread: Hitachino Nest Red rice ale and Koji? on 03-22-2011 at 04:39 PM
    Hey guys, love this thread.Could you take the process used to make sake and instead of using
    rice, use grain? I don't really know a lot about Koji other than it breaks down starches.I'm
    also curious t...

  • Posted in thread: Sake Techniques applied to Grain Brewing on 03-22-2011 at 03:59 PM
    No I haven't even heard of that. I think Great Divide makes an all rice beer as well. Thanks
    for the reply.The basic premise of my question I guess is that would adding Koji to grain work?

  • Posted in thread: Sake Techniques applied to Grain Brewing on 03-22-2011 at 04:59 AM
    I'm a big fan of Sake, I live about 5 miles from the only Sake brewery in America. I love the
    smooth/creamy texture and started to wonder if you could apply the same techniques with
    grains.Obviously i...

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