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Posted in thread: Dryhopping a Robust Porter? on 02-24-2014 at 09:12 PM
Whether or not you choose to dryhop your robust porter is up to you. I have done this a couple
of times and enjoyed the results, but that being said the amount you use to dryhop should
probably vary d...
Posted in thread: How much impact do small additions of caramel malt/specialty grains have on flavor... on 01-10-2013 at 02:07 PM
Great answers! I guess I am primarily interested to the small additions impact when layering
caramel malts or roasted malts in a recipe. In many of my amber and brown ale recipes I tend to
layer some ...
Posted in thread: A sticky situation with carbonation... on 03-20-2012 at 07:42 PM
I wouldn't until you know for sure that you have an issue. A lot of folks think this because
they taste their sweet beer and panic. You'd be surprised how much sugar you really have in the
Posted in thread: A sticky situation with carbonation... on 03-20-2012 at 02:06 PM
I just bottled a delicious batch of pale ale this weekend and thought everything had gone
smoothly until I tasted the last 6 ounces or so of beer that was left beind in my bottling
bucket. The remaini...
Posted in thread: Blichmann 15 Gallon Mashtun and Boil Kettle Equipment Profiles for Beersmith 2.0 on 02-25-2012 at 12:56 PM
I did boiloff rates, dead space measurements etc. But Its at home in my log. I'll try to post
it all later tonight.Thanks! If you could do that at least it will give me a starting point.
What did you ...
Posted in thread: Blichmann 15 Gallon Mashtun and Boil Kettle Equipment Profiles for Beersmith 2.0 on 02-24-2012 at 01:40 PM
Just bought beersmith 2.0 last evening and it looks like it is going to be an awesome tool for
my recipe formulations. After perusing the various features I noticed fairly quickly how
important it is ...
Posted in thread: My Wife Thought She Was Being Helpful! on 02-22-2012 at 03:13 PM
Thanks for the advice I'm just happy to hear that its not going to be a complete waste of time
Posted in thread: My Wife Thought She Was Being Helpful! on 02-22-2012 at 01:44 PM
I brewed up a batch of Pale Ale the other night and my wife decided she wanted to play the role
of assistant brewer. I had filled my brew kettle with the appropriate amount of strike water,
Posted in thread: Founders Centennial IPA on 01-14-2012 at 02:58 AM
FWIW this is an email I got from founders almost 2 years ago now when I asked about centennial
ipa...Hi Todd,Well of course we are flattered that you enjoy our beer enough to make one at
home. Thanks ...
Posted in thread: Founders Centennial IPA on 01-13-2012 at 04:06 PM
Often emailing the brewer works out - Founder's is great for that!For your grain bill, use
around 10% Carapils, 5% Munich, 5% Crystal 50-60, and 2.5% Caramunich 45. Target a 16.5 Plato
OG and it shoul...