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Posted in thread: Dry Hop and Clarity on 04-26-2010 at 07:22 PM
Whoever told you 3 days max on a dryhop is flat out wrong. The "grassy" flavor monster is way
more fiction than fact, and depends on several different factors. The MINIMUM I would dry hop
is 5 to 7 da...
Posted in thread: Dry Hop and Clarity on 04-23-2010 at 09:38 PM
Hello all, Just a bit of background info, I brewed an extract Gumball Head clone on 4/10 and it
had an OG of 1.063 and on Tuesday 4/20 I nailed my target 1.012 FG. I read here that it was
fine to dry ...
Posted in thread: What is your fav. way to clear your palate for next type of beer? on 02-26-2010 at 06:36 PM
I actually find that a very small amount of scotch (Johnnie Walker Black Label) takes care of
that pretty well. Its like hitting the reset button
Posted in thread: Beer Make You Healthier? on 02-26-2010 at 06:33 PM
I have to agree with the OP, I have the same exact situation. My 2 kids get sick then the swmbo
follows soon after, but somehow it always skips me. This is an excellent thread, I have been
Posted in thread: How many beers do you drink a day? on 02-26-2010 at 06:12 PM
I gave up drinking on weekdays for lent. Never have I wanted a homebrew, micro brew.... even
BMC on a random Tuesday.I should have thought of that....I gave it up completely for lent.
Maybe because I ...
Posted in thread: Kegging AND Bottling? on 10-23-2009 at 10:36 PM
I have never ever bottled, but would like to have a sixer for a "rainy day". So now I have a
carbonation question regarding both methods. I know that if you bottle, you need to add the
priming sugar t...
Posted in thread: Imperial Stout Recipe on 09-22-2009 at 06:24 PM
Thanks for the link, I'll read into it. I'm headed down to the LHBS to pickup the items I need
for this batch.I don't have a 40qt kettle, but I do have a 30qt, might be cutting it close for
a full boi...
Posted in thread: Imperial Stout Recipe on 09-22-2009 at 06:04 PM
High OG worts can stress yeast cells. Going with a big starter and aeration would be my
suggestion.The recipe calls for an Irish Ale yeast, what is the best way to prepare a big
starter for something ...
Posted in thread: Imperial Stout Recipe on 09-22-2009 at 04:26 PM
Hey guys, had a couple of questions regarding this stout recipe....Imperial Bastard Stout.This
will only be my second attempt at brewing (the first was a canned Cooper's IPA, hey, it was
free when I b...
Posted in thread: Cooper's IPA kit on 09-21-2009 at 08:49 PM
Thanks for the response, i will test again on Thursday and compare.