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Posted in thread: Stone "Go To" IPA on 04-10-2014 at 12:49 PM
Just had one yesterday, in fact. I didn't get nearly as much citrus as their regular IPA. I
would agree, tim: it's all right, but I would buy Founder's All Day instead.
Posted in thread: Hop Ramen on 04-08-2014 at 01:30 PM
Instant ramen is fried, but traditional ramen noodles aren't.I don't know about instant ramen
noodles, but traditional ramen are alkali noodles, which creates some very distinctive flavors.
Posted in thread: 3 in 1: Yeast comparison, quick lager method, and R&D on 04-08-2014 at 01:23 PM
Just add a colon after the "http" in the posted link. Like so.
Posted in thread: How to add bitterness on 04-01-2014 at 06:51 PM
You don't just suddenly hit a wall at 100 IBU; the chemistry's more complicated.You can try out
dissolving a small amount of gypsum in a glass of beer to see if you like the effect. (Scale
Posted in thread: Estimated og on 04-01-2014 at 06:47 PM
Post-boil.Roughly, OG + batch size + grain percentages determines grain bill. If you know your
efficiency for the boil size and rough OG you're after, it's good. (Longer boil means more
sparge water, ...
Posted in thread: Couple of questions after 1st 5g AG batch on 04-01-2014 at 04:31 PM
I wouldn't add water at any stage, unless at the end of the boil you discover that your volume
is way too low and your gravity way too high. Better to get a good sense of how the volume
changes over t...
Posted in thread: Stone "Go To" IPA on 03-25-2014 at 09:15 PM
The Enjoy By 2.14? I'm on the east coast and didn't get any onion from that. (Likewise with the
Enjoy By 4.20, but that came out a week ago, not a couple of months ago.)Haven't tried the Go
To. I'll b...
Posted in thread: Water adjustment sanity check on 03-25-2014 at 09:12 PM
I batch sparge (with a single sparge) and had the impression that acidification of sparge water
was not necessary in that case. (Which is good, because I do not have liquid acid. I really
Posted in thread: Water adjustment sanity check on 03-25-2014 at 04:45 PM
Well, adjusting with lactic acid directly should give the same flavor effect as with acid malt,
no? The acid malt is just malt with lactic acid on it, as far as I know. I have been
Posted in thread: What commercial beers are in your 'fridge? on 03-25-2014 at 03:22 PM
Stone Enjoy By, a random hoppy Dogfish Head I'd not had before, various beers from Ithaca Box
of Belgians, some of everything from Sierra Nevada's 4-Way IPA box, some Bell's Porter...and a