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Posted in thread: Nelson Sauvin hops in secondary on 07-19-2013 at 03:43 PM
Ok, I'm been dying to try the Nelson Sauvin hops, and while I'm just using extract, I want to
use them as first wort, and then again in the secondary. The place I now buy from said to use
an American ...
Posted in thread: Any brew clubs in Northern Lake Co? on 05-23-2012 at 12:52 AM
Libertyville is fine by me. I go to Perfect Brewing to get my supplies.
Posted in thread: Any brew clubs in Northern Lake Co? on 05-22-2012 at 08:28 PM
I'm in Lake Villa, and looking to learn, drink, ask, and drink. Any clubs up North?
Posted in thread: Seeking help on a recipe on 03-02-2011 at 02:13 PM
I've not added vanilla bean into the boil before, only post fermentation... Figured someone
with more experience with it would chime up there. :D I would probably avoid soaking the bean
in anything to...
Posted in thread: Seeking help on a recipe on 03-02-2011 at 02:12 PM
the new brewery who is making this recipe, made a paste with ancho chilis and cinnamon, but I'm
sure added nutmeg and other spices. From what I've read, people often make a paste using spices
Posted in thread: Seeking help on a recipe on 03-01-2011 at 09:22 PM
A new startup brewery in my area is making a Mexican Hot Chocolate style Porter. All I know is
they're using cocao nibs (for a week in the secondary I believe), and vanilla beans..Any idea
what I woul...
Posted in thread: New from St. Louis, MO on 02-22-2011 at 10:13 PM
Hefe turned out so good I forgot to snap the picture till I was half way through the first
beer! I also manned up and brewed an IPA, actually my own recipe. I'm getting a bubble per
second right now...
Posted in thread: New from St. Louis, MO on 02-09-2011 at 02:31 PM
Thats what I did too. I took the recipe for the Blood Orange Hefe, and substituted Mineolas.
Couldn't find the blood oranges, and I like Mineolas, so I figured, why not?Mine too started
Posted in thread: First brew-tasting as they age on 02-06-2011 at 04:34 PM
It's a tangent, but to clarify: For most beers you want to avoid the yeast/sediment at the
bottom of the bottle. The main exception is for German hefeweizens, for which including the
yeast is actually...
Posted in thread: First brew-tasting as they age on 02-06-2011 at 04:13 PM
Unlikely that there is a significant difference between the two, but there may have been a few
confounding factors. Was the carbonation level the same? Presumably not. During the first
couple weeks, b...