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  • Posted in thread: Maple Bourbon Barrel-Aged Barleywine on 01-07-2013 at 04:58 PM
    I was wondering as to how much the Maple comes through? is it a very discernible flavour in the
    finished beer?

  • Posted in thread: Dana hops, any info? on 11-29-2012 at 05:19 AM
    You may end up with a beer that tastes of lawn clippings. :)

  • Posted in thread: Dana hops, any info? on 11-28-2012 at 07:35 AM
    whoops, I didn't report back on the outcome of the Dana Hops. well, very very subtle flavour,
    and a mild bitterness for the AA, in a smash it made a boring IPA.I used it to bitter a
    Cascade/citra IPA ...

  • Posted in thread: Specialty Grain: How should I steep? on 04-27-2012 at 05:15 AM
    Put the steeping grain in when you turn on the flame, take them out when it hits 160f and let
    the liquid drain out. Do NOT squeeze the grain bag as this will add tannins that will not be
    very nice. do...

  • Posted in thread: Dana hops, any info? on 04-26-2012 at 06:54 AM
    Pale malt and Dana hops brew has been in the fermenter for 5 days, it is sat next to my
    Centenial, Columbus and Simcoe 1.070 IPA and they are filling the room with a great smell of
    Beer Futures!the Da...

  • Posted in thread: My first brew is this weekend - anyone have suggestions for me? on 04-25-2012 at 08:54 PM
    Make sure your sanitation is done properly and you will end up wth beer. sanitation is the no.1
    important thing on brew days. oh and relax, and (soon) have a home brew!

  • Posted in thread: Need a good ipa recipe on 04-18-2012 at 06:35 AM
    If you know the estimated OG then try and "match" it with IBU's so OG 1.060 = 60 IBU. This
    pretty much creates a balanced IPA and is how I start all my IPA and IIPA recipe designs then
    refine them. Ju...

  • Posted in thread: HOPS to strain or ferment? on 04-18-2012 at 06:24 AM
    I use one of my BIAB Bags so they swim free in the Wort then at the end of the boil I just take
    the bag out (and give it a squeeze for extra hop goodness).I made my bags out of window netting
    so they ...

  • Posted in thread: Dana hops, any info? on 04-17-2012 at 06:32 AM
    Yeah I was thinking the same djfriesen, just wondered if anyone could weigh in before I place
    my spring hop order, if they are any good I could grab a few bags.

  • Posted in thread: Balance and going hop heavy on 04-17-2012 at 06:26 AM
    I now just aim to hit a 1.00 BU:GU ratio with my 60 minute addition and disregard any of my
    15-flamout addition IBU contributions. I'm much happier with the results using this method, but
    of course YM...