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Posted in thread: drinking while brewing, now help me estimate O.G. on 10-07-2010 at 01:58 PM
if your using a strong ale yeast you could see a drop from 1.083 to 1.072 in 12 hours, it just
depends on how warm or cold you were storing it at. the fact that you used a starter also makes
me think ...
Posted in thread: I Love Lager on 01-31-2010 at 05:45 AM
man do i love winter..... at least as far as beer making goessince i have a dedicated "beer
room" i can crank down the heat in it and lager perfectly. and my first lager beer is now 3
weeks aged and m...
Posted in thread: Lagers on 01-31-2010 at 05:39 AM
I am going to make a bold statement. Most of the ones I have tried taste, bitter as in harsh,
metalic, plasticy, and skunky. I prefer a coors or bud light over most other lagers because
they at least ...
Posted in thread: How long does it take to become educated? on 01-31-2010 at 05:32 AM
the only thing that brings knowledge in brewing is the number of batches under your belt. my
recomendation is to go to 2 2.5 gallon batches instead of 1 5 gallon. each beer has its own
Posted in thread: First batch in the fermenter on 01-31-2010 at 05:18 AM
i let my beer tell me when to brew, the day that i decide to bottle my beer, i also brew my new
batch. i sanitize everything at once, and since i do a partial mash, i have an hour of
conversion and an...
Posted in thread: Wasabi beer? on 01-31-2010 at 05:06 AM
apparently somebody was doing it right have a supposedly good wasabi pale ale, my guess is
that the hops is affecting the flavor of the wasabi in the hightly hopped ipa. i think im going
to just drop...
Posted in thread: Wasabi beer? on 01-27-2010 at 06:44 AM
ive been thinking of doing a 5 grain high gravity ale. ive already got a recipe, i think ill
try that with the wasabi. thanks for the help
Posted in thread: Wasabi beer? on 01-27-2010 at 06:04 AM
i must say, i love my wasabi. im thinking just mix up a little dme with some water till i get
the right starting gravity then slowly add wasabi paste till i get the right burn. sound like a
Posted in thread: Fermenter Suggestions on 01-27-2010 at 06:00 AM
that is definitely brass, I know my metals, but then again bronze may also cause interactions
with the beer, but since bronze is corosion resistant it should be ok.
Posted in thread: Wasabi beer? on 01-27-2010 at 05:51 AM
ok, i havent read alot of beer posts, but as i sit here munching wasabi peas and drinking my
most recent brew, a pilsner lager:mug:, i wonder why not try a wasabi beer. i know that people
have made ch...