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  • Posted in thread: What do you do with your fractionally left over hops? on 08-26-2015 at 02:15 AM
    I vacuum seal all leftover hops and when I have a big collection of them I brew an IPA or pale,
    bitter to where I want it at 60 and then dump all the hop remnants in at 15, 0, and dry hop.
    Usually tur...

  • Posted in thread: Firestone 2015 Helldorado on 08-12-2015 at 07:27 PM
    Haven't had this year's release yet, but since you only got one, go ahead and drink it now.

  • Posted in thread: Anyone here use Garetz? on 08-07-2015 at 06:34 PM
    I don't think using any one of the IBU calculators over the others is necessarily an advantage.
    What matters is that you use the same scale always. If you know what 15, 30, 75, etc. IBUs
    tastes like o...

  • Posted in thread: Is it P-lynn-y or P-line-y??? Pliny the Elder Pronounced! on 08-06-2015 at 04:35 AM
    Just because the brewer didn't know how to pronounce it doesn't mean his way is the right
    way.:ban:Means his way is the right way to pronounce the beer. It's his product.

  • Posted in thread: Is it P-lynn-y or P-line-y??? Pliny the Elder Pronounced! on 08-05-2015 at 05:17 AM
    The people that brew and serve it pronounce it pline-y. Historical pronunciation is irrelevant.

  • Posted in thread: What's your beer choice for Shotgunning a Beer? on 08-04-2015 at 04:51 AM
    I have also never shotgunned a beer and don't aim to start now. In my "drink to get drunk" days
    I pounded rum and cokes to oblivion and killed cases of Coors Light in a sitting. These days
    I'll sip a ...

  • Posted in thread: what's with commercial IPAs? on 07-27-2015 at 08:07 PM
    I live in Florida and the VAST majority of west coast IPA's suck here. Bitter and otherwise
    flavorless - little or no hop aroma, etc.Sierra, Lagunitas... even the Stone IPA at the local

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewSupply Amcyl Brew Kettle w/ 3-Piece Ball Valve Giveaway! on 07-27-2015 at 07:52 PM
    I'm in!

  • Posted in thread: I just bottled chocolate/PB Imperial Stout but I don't like the taste on 07-26-2015 at 06:21 PM
    Cocoa by itself is very bitter. Did you use PB powder? It's difficult to get good flavor
    extraction out of that and it's easily overwhelmed by other flavors.

  • Posted in thread: SUPER STRONG Grain smell flavor good or bad in beer? How on 07-21-2015 at 05:31 AM
    My initial thought was that they must have "dry-hopped" with grain to get that unfermented
    fresh from the grain mill malt smell.That's a good way to infect your beer with lacto, I really
    doubt that's ...


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