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Posted in thread: Oskar Blues Old Chub clone from BYO on 02-23-2013 at 08:25 PM
Does this have a lot of smokey flavor from the smoked malt? I didn't think old chub had much
smokey flavor to it. Any comments in regards to this from anyone who brewed it?I'd just try to
keep the IBU...
Posted in thread: Milled grains on 01-30-2013 at 03:29 AM
Well - there are a range of opinions on this! I have to go along with how I treat coffee that I
grind. I try to use it as quick as possible and tend to throw it out after if I don't brew it
soon. I th...
Posted in thread: Need Advice on Hitting OG on 01-20-2013 at 07:03 PM
Thanks! I'll add that to my list of notes of 'to-do's for my next batch. And yes, this was my
first AG batch.
Posted in thread: Need Advice on Hitting OG on 01-20-2013 at 06:34 PM
I brewed a Best Bitter based on a Jamil Zainasheff recipe with slight alterations:7lbs 9oz
Maris Otter8oz Crystal 1208oz Amber Malt4oz Special RoastBittered with 1oz Northdownused East
Kent Goldings a...
Posted in thread: Milled grains on 11-16-2012 at 03:49 AM
Think of Quaker Oatmeal. It's a milled grain. It keeps well for months in the dry cupboard. No
refrigeration needed for it. Your milled grains should be good for a long time if kept dry and
Posted in thread: Milled grains on 11-15-2012 at 03:14 AM
Thanks for the info. I had been considering a vacuum sealer, but had not thought about it for
this reason. I guess the other answer is to brew more!
Posted in thread: Milled grains on 11-14-2012 at 10:38 PM
I'm getting ready for my first all grain batch. It'll be Tire Biter Bitter from Radical
Brewing. I was wondering how long milled grains will stay fresh? How should I store the
leftover milled grain? A...
Posted in thread: First batch is fermenting on 09-23-2012 at 11:05 PM
Hello all - I'm another new home brewer here in Houston, TX. A week or so ago I bought the 1
gallon starter kit from Northern Brewer with the Irish Red Ale. Everything went fine during the
brew day ye...