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Posted in thread: adding a bit of Hoegaarden to an all-wort beer kit? on 03-15-2012 at 07:02 PM
Or I suppose I could freeze a couple oranges and campden them up, then just make a coriander
Posted in thread: adding a bit of Hoegaarden to an all-wort beer kit? on 03-15-2012 at 07:01 PM
Hey folks, looking for suggestions on what to add to a 23L (5gal) wheat beer kit to give it a
bit of a Hoegaarden profile. It's a full-wort bag kit so I'd assume to make a 'tea' containing
Posted in thread: Ruined My IPA? on 12-16-2011 at 04:57 PM
p.s. this is exactly why a friend (and very successful award-winning home brewer) doesn't drink
during brewing!:)His, very honest, reasoning is that he's heard numerous examples of just plain
Posted in thread: Adding coconut flavour / aroma? on 12-16-2011 at 04:55 PM
I've made a pineapple mead that essentially has finished almost down to 1.000 because I was
away for a period and forgot about it.So it will have very little pineapple left to it; I
suppose I could so...
Posted in thread: When to stop stirring the CO2 out after staggered nutrient addition (SNA) on 10-28-2011 at 02:51 PM
Hi, second-time mead maker here (and first was... 20 years ago so I don't count that);Just did
my 5 days of SNA with stirring vigorously. Do I still keep stirring daily now or just let it
sit and go t...
Posted in thread: Chlorine for sanitation: any input on this? on 08-16-2011 at 07:40 PM
Personally, I have a chlorophenol paranoia for my beers and, therefore, use no-rinse
sanitizers. If you really wanted to, bleach the snot out of it if it makes you happy, rinse
rinse rinse rinse, then...
Posted in thread: Sparging vs large, full mash-tun on 08-01-2011 at 03:53 AM
Getting a bit off-topic but another couple guys just usually aim for 15 degrees above their
needed mash temp for their strike water addition; I guess once you've got your system figured
out well enoug...
Posted in thread: Sparging vs large, full mash-tun on 08-01-2011 at 03:20 AM
Very true, Beezy. Thanks for the input. I like to sparge, too, because I like to (try--he says
in brackets) get to proper mash out temperature but seem to fail at that often.
Posted in thread: Sparging vs large, full mash-tun on 08-01-2011 at 12:52 AM
Thanks for the info. I've tasted the one guy's beer before and have no complaints. Yep that
would be the way to go, heatable. But these are just picnic coolers. Loss of heat / raise to
mash out--yeah ...
Posted in thread: Sparging vs large, full mash-tun on 08-01-2011 at 12:35 AM
Curious as to how many out there are using large mash tuns and filling with all/the majority of
the water they need and therefore using a really thin mash. I've seen a couple guys do this but