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Posted in thread: Brazilian Pepper Berries - Unprecedented Experiment on 03-13-2013 at 05:50 PM
First thing that comes to mind would be tannins from such large contact with pureed skins and
seeds. this link there is mention of malic acid in plants in this family and also mention of
Posted in thread: First time brewer question on 06-29-2012 at 02:38 PM
since nobody has mentioned this.... You really don't need to go to the secondary for most
beers. You can just leave it in the primary for an extra week unless you have some pressing
reason for transfe...
Posted in thread: Making a wit - only have ground Coriander on 06-29-2012 at 02:36 PM
The biggest difference I've found in my research is actually in the origin of the ground
coriander. Many of the cheap supermart ground corianders are where people are getting the
"hotdog" or "ham" fla...
Posted in thread: Building a Pumpkin Spice Ale Recipe on 06-29-2012 at 02:25 PM
You would def get a malty flavor profile out of it. Anything that is approx 11% of your grain
bill will contribute a significant amount of flavor. With that being said you could alter your
recipe if y...
Posted in thread: Need help making this recipe less bitter on 06-28-2012 at 03:37 PM
Lower the roasted barley and potentially use Pale Chocolate as an alternative to the regular.
More actual choco flavor and less roast in my experience. And I second lowering your IBU's as a
way to low...
Posted in thread: Building a Pumpkin Spice Ale Recipe on 06-28-2012 at 03:33 PM
In addition I would be careful of using the Vienna in a steeping method. It being a relatively
lightly modified base malt you may need to actually perform some sort of PM to get the
fermentables out t...
Posted in thread: Building a Pumpkin Spice Ale Recipe on 06-28-2012 at 03:28 PM
Looks relatively similar to a recipe we've used recently to good results. While we are doing AG
brews we had a similar ideas of an Oktoberish beer as the base. My concern with your recipe
would be tha...
Posted in thread: My First Wit- AG on 06-12-2012 at 12:39 PM
You've certainly got a lot of conflicting feedback on this thread... Here's a bit more. We've
been trying to hone in a wit recipe as well. Using a microplane we actually zest in 2 lemons at
Posted in thread: What to name the beer storage room? on 06-01-2012 at 12:39 PM
Sud Sanctuary, Brew Bastion, Ale Arena... Alliteration anyone?
Posted in thread: Sour Wit? on 06-01-2012 at 12:27 PM
OK. First of all the cherry idea sounds awesome. One thing to keep in mind is that fresh
cherries are going to bring a certain amount of tartness on their own. In addition, my
experience with the FF y...