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Posted in thread: Generic hello thread on 01-30-2014 at 11:23 AM
Welcome DrDon from a fellow scientist across the Pond.
Posted in thread: Can my lager warm up without hurting it? on 01-25-2014 at 12:11 PM
I dry hop my IPAs by throwing pellets into the primary after fermentation. After a week, I
siphon from the bottom and the beer is clear. I have never used a bag for the hops or siphon
but do use a hal...
Posted in thread: first brew...small batch kit on 01-14-2014 at 11:54 AM
Personally, I would wait 3 weeks in your carboy and 2 weeks in the bottles. I know the
directions say otherwise, but if you can be patient, you'll usually end up with better beer.
Since you don't have...
Posted in thread: Last hop on earth!!!!!! on 11-24-2013 at 03:16 AM
Ya, simcoe for me too. It is one of the only hops my unsophisticated noise could pick out of a
Posted in thread: Early morning brews on 11-16-2013 at 12:07 PM
Congrats. Hopefully someday I'll be able to do that. With a 3-year-old and 8-week-old, I'd need
to get up at 3am!
Posted in thread: My First Attempt on 11-16-2013 at 03:41 AM
The inner microbiologist in me is screaming to brew with wild yeast. After lurking around on
here and a few other blogs, I've decided on the following plan:85% German pils10% Wheat5% Acid
Posted in thread: What commercial beers are in your 'fridge? on 11-06-2013 at 11:13 AM
Picked up a 4 pack of dog fish head Olde School barley wine. Way too young. A bit of metallic
taste. I'll let the rest age.
Posted in thread: Am I tasting tannins? on 11-06-2013 at 02:20 AM
Thanks all. I believe I used Wyeast 1010 for this one and I ferment in a swamp cooler with ice.
I didn't monitor temperature so it may have gotten a bit high. Possibly it is fusel alcohols.
The beer i...
Posted in thread: Am I tasting tannins? on 11-06-2013 at 01:03 AM
Hello. From time-to-time, I get an off taste. The best description is when you burp hours after
eating burgers grilled on charcoal with too much lighter fluid. You know the taste? Most
recently I brew...
Posted in thread: 13 hop QIPA (AKA Plinyfish Heady 120) on 10-14-2013 at 11:32 AM
Wow, that's an expensive 6 pack. Let us know how it ends up.