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Posted in thread: Hydrometer Reading Best Practices? on 01-20-2017 at 02:08 AM
Best way to sample and read a hydrometer is to get pitch it and get a refractometer. For ~$30
you will wonder why you ever fiddled with that stupid contraption...
Posted in thread: Hop Suggestions for Interesting Creamish Ale on 01-20-2017 at 02:05 AM
I tend to be on the hoppy side of life and make a light beer with a similar grain bill. What
you have there is a really good base for anything from a cream ale of sort through to a IPA if
you just cra...
Posted in thread: Is beer a common drink or a special drink for you? on 11-30-2016 at 05:10 PM
I probably drink it more than I should. I have noticed that and plan to cut back some. I will
typically have a beer with supper 3-4 nights a week. On the weekends I will have a couple more.
Posted in thread: Help, wedding brew advice! on 11-28-2016 at 07:48 PM
Can't recommend BierMuncher's Centennial Blonde enough. That is my "house beer" and the BMC
crowd continually raves about it as well as some of the more adventurous palates. That and a
simple cascade ...
Posted in thread: Milled grains on 11-28-2016 at 07:43 PM
What RM-MN said...
Posted in thread: Kegged too early, I fear... on 11-18-2016 at 07:38 PM
Dont worry, it will continue to age and clarify as it sits in the keg. I am famous for making
1/3 of a keg of really good beer. The first two thirds being too green. I just cant wait
sometimes. Also s...
Posted in thread: Christmas/Holiday Ale...when to add spices on 11-03-2016 at 09:58 PM
I like the idea of C also. That way I can adjust to find the right amount.
Posted in thread: How long is BIAB taking you? on 11-03-2016 at 08:18 PM
I would say 4-6 hours is the range. I run an electric induction system so my heating times are
maybe a little slower. I can easily go from "Hey, I should brew beer today" to fully cleaned up
in 6 hour...
Posted in thread: Christmas/Holiday Ale...when to add spices on 11-03-2016 at 07:55 PM
Am looking to do one of these for the holiday season. I am wondering if anyone can comment on
the pro's/con's of adding spices at the end of the boil vs adding them as "dry hop" additions
at after pri...
Posted in thread: Lobster Roll Beer Pairing on 11-02-2016 at 08:16 PM
Lobster roll = New EnglandNew England = American Pale Ale (e.g. Samuel Adams)Next question...