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Posted in thread: Recipe for an Imperial Red on 12-31-2014 at 06:24 PM
I would second pretty much everything in here. The C-120 is going to leave you with too many
sugars that will not ferment, I would be concerned with it being cloyingly sweet both from the
Posted in thread: Labeling some Sours on 12-30-2014 at 03:51 PM
Thanks a lot guys. This was a fun experiment and all of the feedback has been positive so far.
Posted in thread: How to get the most flavor out of your fruit additions? on 12-30-2014 at 03:49 PM
10lbs of raspberries in how many gallons? I only have experience with raspberries being added
to sour beers, but I used a ratio of 2.5lbs of raspberries per 1 gallon of beer and it produced
Posted in thread: Storing Hops in Vacuum Jar on 12-30-2014 at 03:42 PM
1 - Yes.2 - I have not used that product but I do use regular mason jars with a vacuum sealer
to store my hops. I have hops that are 3 years old that still produce great IPAs.3 - They can
Posted in thread: Labeling some Sours on 12-17-2014 at 11:55 PM
Back in January 2013 I brewed my first sour beer. Last month I finally got around to bottling
it. I had split up the 12 gallons into 2 gallon batches with different fruit added. This is
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout recipe critique on 10-15-2014 at 12:44 AM
I think your recipe looks good. Its pretty close to the %'s I use for my RIS. I use 75.2% Base
malts, 14.1% Roasted/Chocolate Malts, 7% Crystal Malts & 3.5% Flaked. It comes out pretty dark,
Posted in thread: How long will my hops last in the freezer? on 09-17-2014 at 11:46 PM
I have pellet hops in my freezer that are 3-5 years old. I keep all of my hops in either vacuum
sealed bags or vacuum sealed mason jars - both with silica gel oxy absorber packs inside. I buy
Posted in thread: 1gal Strawberry Wheat on 07-12-2014 at 01:31 AM
I would also choose the citra. Next time though, get some el dorado hops and you will
supercharge the strawberry flavors.
Posted in thread: Firestone Walker Easy Jack on 07-12-2014 at 01:25 AM
I just listened to the Firestone Walker Holiday show on the brewing network where Matt talks
about Mandarin Bavarian being the dominant hop in this beer - I also purchased a bit of it and
through it i...
Posted in thread: E-Herms Build on 07-12-2014 at 01:20 AM
Im not sure if I mentioned it in this thread or not, but the corkboard thing didnt work out
like I had hoped. The unfortunate thing is that there is always going to be liquid making its
way out of the...