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Posted in thread: First Sour Beer Attempt Advice Needed on 12-08-2016 at 05:51 AM
Go buy a few bottles of sours that have live dregs. Jolly Pumpkin works really well but there's
so many out there. Pour into a glass, don't drink from the bottle. Anything you like, prop up
the dregs ...
Posted in thread: Mash Temp question with BIG RIS's on 12-08-2016 at 05:39 AM
Nottingham is an excellent choice; it has a high alcohol tolerance and will chew through so
much sugar as to render the mash temp question moot.
Posted in thread: What styles of beer would this water be best for? on 12-08-2016 at 05:36 AM
The pH of your water isn't important, the buffering capacity is. Your water has a lot of
carbonate. You can dilute that or precipitate it or use as is. If you choose to use as is,
you'll need a decent...
Posted in thread: Dark color beer using only Maris Otter on 12-08-2016 at 05:27 AM
Brewers caramel, or maybe candi syrup? Of course, MO is a strain of barley that could be
toasted to make it darker.
Posted in thread: Quick turnaround stout recipe on 12-08-2016 at 05:20 AM
I've bottled and drank 1.080 stouts in a month, and they were quite good. Follow all the usual
best practices, but if you brew and ferment properly you shouldn't have to age the beer for an
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1318 London III - recommended style on 11-08-2016 at 07:25 PM
Washed or unwashed, the hops and other things have already given up whatever they have to give.
I reuse unwashed yeast frequently with no noticeable carryover flavor. The harvested yeast
isn't in prim...
Posted in thread: Using grape juice in wort? on 11-08-2016 at 06:56 PM
I made an Oud Bruin-ish beer with Shiraz juice that turned out great, so a dubbel with grape
juice would be somewhat similar. Grape juice is very acidic and the skins are very tannic,
which may not be...
Posted in thread: TxBrew's Yuuuge Giveaway on 04-09-2016 at 03:13 AM
I will sneak her into the Siebel Institute in Chicago and get her picture taken with one of
their professors in front of their brewing equipment. Though I've never been to the Siebel
Institute and don...
Posted in thread: Mystery Hop Use on 04-09-2016 at 02:32 AM
If you have 5 lbs of one hop, then Moops has an excellent plan. I might use a known hop to add
at 60 to get the IBUs you're targeting, but either way you'll have beer and an appreciation for
Posted in thread: Can you Brew It recipe for Stone Arrogant Bastard on 04-09-2016 at 02:21 AM
Looking for something to brew with WLP644, Brett-Trois (and for those who don't know, it is not
a Brett strain, so lets not have the discussion about Brett in the beer). I was wondering how
the basic ...