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  • Posted in thread: Good Idea to Dry Hop a Tripel IPA? on 06-07-2010 at 11:07 PM
    I dry hopped mine with centenial. It's almost ready to drink and has to be one of the best
    beers I have made.I am already thinking 10 gallons wasn't enough.

  • Posted in thread: 2 weeks on Brett L 1.014 to 1.012 on 05-26-2010 at 12:00 PM
    Yes, it is that slow. Give it a month, preferably 3.

  • Posted in thread: Long day, first all grain, not happy on 05-01-2010 at 11:56 PM
    Aw man that sucks - i have a had a few holy %^$#%^# days myself. They get easier. What improved
    my mashing (I have a crappy tun also) is overestimate your dough-in temp by at least 15F. if
    you start t...

  • Posted in thread: Should I eventually transfer into a secondary or not? on 04-25-2010 at 11:23 PM
    You want yeast autolysis in a lambic to feed the bugs. If you transfer, transfer the trub in

  • Posted in thread: Lambic Marathon on 04-12-2010 at 01:34 PM
    You don't really "primary/secondary" a lambic. You want to leave it on the yeast cake so the
    bugs have something to munch on. If you do rack it, steal a bit of slurry and then rack the
    rest into the s...

  • Posted in thread: Beer/Food Dinner on 04-06-2010 at 12:47 PM
    I was thinking a sherbert also for dessert. SOmething with a lower fat content to balance the
    richness of the stout. Maybe a raspberry with a thin slice of pound cake. You could even do a
    very small a...

  • Posted in thread: Beer/Food Dinner on 04-05-2010 at 09:19 PM
    Are your friends casual beer drinkers? If so, I don't think they'll like the gruit too much.
    I'll admit, I love beer and will try anything anybody offers, but gruit is just a little too
    out there for ...

  • Posted in thread: Beer/Food Dinner on 04-05-2010 at 08:30 PM
    This is my first go at this sort of thing, and this is exactly the feed back I am looking for.
    Keep it coming, I am taking notes.Perhaps some sort of fruity/fluffy/light desert with the
    stout? I am no...

  • Posted in thread: Beer/Food Dinner on 04-05-2010 at 06:09 PM
    I am hosting a beer/food evening for some friends. What do you all think of this menu and
    pairings? AppetizerA cheese plate of asiago, soft goat and feta served with Pale JuniperGruit
    Ale (very acidic...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2010? on 03-27-2010 at 11:12 PM
    +10 Coffee Vanilla Gruit Ale (heather and yarrow instead of hops)+10 IPA+10 Vienna Lager+10
    Juniper Pale Gruit (no hops)+10 Oatmeal Stout w/ Bog Myrtle and Willimete+10 Dubble-Gruit (Bog
    Myrtle, no ho...