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Posted in thread: I want piney hops on 02-10-2012 at 05:52 PM
Thanks guys! I think I'll go with a chinook/simcoe combo with something citrusy for balance. My
last brew (now conditioning) had a lot of simcoe so I'll see how that one comes out first.I
like the tre...
Posted in thread: I want piney hops on 02-08-2012 at 07:11 AM
What are the piniest hops? I want piney hops for aroma. I like citrusy flavor hops but I want
the aroma to be like sap from a christmass tree. What say you?
Posted in thread: Bumping up a yeast starter on 07-18-2011 at 12:41 AM
Sounds good guys. That's what I'll do. Cheers.
Posted in thread: Bumping up a yeast starter on 07-17-2011 at 10:29 PM
I was supposed to brew today and didn't get the chance. My next opportunity would be in 5 days.
I'm brewing a 1.074 saison with wyeast french saison yeast. Yesterday I made a 2000ml starter.
Since I h...
Posted in thread: Allagash White Clone "secret spice" on 05-19-2011 at 11:19 PM
I think the secret spice is pepper. I brewed this recipe a couple months ago and I'll be
brewing it again this weekend. I used 20 black pepper corns, cracked them and added at flame
out. It made the b...
Posted in thread: First Extract Wit on 04-25-2011 at 11:59 AM
Never mind- your FG was in your first post.
Posted in thread: First Extract Wit on 04-25-2011 at 11:57 AM
I didn't boil the hops in water alone. I had steeped the flaked wheat and oats first so there
were some proteins and sugars I suppose (not much though). I'm new to this so I don't know a
whole lot abo...
Posted in thread: First Extract Wit on 04-23-2011 at 04:25 PM
Just started drinking this one a few days ago- came out great!I did a 3 gallon boil and added
the malts late.Steep .5 lb flaked wheat and .5 lb flaked oats for 30 minutes in enough water to
cover the ...
Posted in thread: First Extract Wit on 04-23-2011 at 04:09 PM
Sorry to hear that you're not loving your witbier. A couple thoughts:I've had success with late
extract additions. From my understanding this lessens the chance that malt will caramelize in
Posted in thread: Removing labels from beer bottles. on 03-17-2011 at 01:09 AM
Regardless of the method used, I can tell you that Samuel Adams labels are very easy to remove.
I do it with just warm water and a sponge for the glue, which comes off very easily.