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Posted in thread: Why do my wet Cascade hops smell and taste like.....dill pickles?? on 09-08-2013 at 12:50 AM
Nope, no pickle jars were used. I understand they were picked, packed and stored in freezer
bags. No idea, but I will say that I've had the HARDEST time getting the pickle aroma and taste
out of glass...
Posted in thread: Why do my wet Cascade hops smell and taste like.....dill pickles?? on 09-07-2013 at 10:09 PM
I received a pound of wet Cascade hops that someone grew, and was delighted to start crafting
an all-cascade IPA with the help of some dry additions for FWH, so that the wet hops could be
Posted in thread: Identifying an off-flavor, coming up short on ideas on 07-20-2013 at 12:43 PM
Jake, Do you have results on the Altbier experiment yet? I am wondering if the off flavors you
are getting are from underpitching/underareating your yeast, and you are getting Diacetyl
flavors coming ...
Posted in thread: Brewing in Toledo, Ohio on 07-20-2013 at 12:15 PM
Where at in Maumee do you work? My 9-5 is in Arrowhead Park so I can't be too far away! I've
looked at a few locations out here, but nothing is jumping out at me.I work in Maumee (office
in Arrowhead ...
Posted in thread: Brewing in Toledo, Ohio on 07-17-2013 at 01:56 PM
If you just want to buy craft beer, here's where you go:The Anderson'sMarines in
SylvaniaChurchillsThe beer and wine cave---they also have beer on tap and growlers. Most of the
liquor stores are also ...
Posted in thread: Brewing in Toledo, Ohio on 07-17-2013 at 01:52 PM
Does anyone else refer to to Toledo as the dollar beer capital of the US? I have a tough time
finding good beer and food at the same restaurant.I Don't think you're trying very hard,
friend. I have my...
Posted in thread: Identifying an off-flavor, coming up short on ideas on 06-10-2013 at 12:03 AM
Just wanted to give everyone an update; I cold-crashed the carboy of Altbier yesterday in hopes
of getting some of that not-very-flocculent German Ale yeast to settle down.I bottled a case of
Posted in thread: Testing Base Malts with SMaSHes on 06-09-2013 at 07:49 PM
I did an experiment like this, but changed hops instead of malts. I didn't work out as well as
I had hoped, but the experiment was a success in that I hopped the same wort with five
different hop vari...
Posted in thread: Identifying an off-flavor, coming up short on ideas on 06-04-2013 at 11:52 AM
Very true. Also, you don't need to push out all 5 gallons of solution, in fact, there's no need
to make 5-gallons of it. Just make 1-gallon, shake it around for a minute, then apply just
enough CO2 to...
Posted in thread: Identifying an off-flavor, coming up short on ideas on 06-04-2013 at 11:50 AM
Even if it's oilless, Those compressors can hold a lot of nasties. I just think of all the
water that comes out of my tank when I open the valve on the bottom and it makes me cringe
about possibly hav...