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Posted in thread: average age of a home brewer on 04-23-2014 at 06:04 PM
35, started brewing 3 years ago.
Posted in thread: Coffee stout on 10-28-2013 at 01:33 PM
I bottle carb and have had luck with adding beans to the bottle. Each bottle gets 1 bean,
cracked in half.I make sure to use the least oily bean I can find: went to a local coffee shop,
Posted in thread: Amount suggestions for Briess Cherrywood Smoked Malt? on 10-08-2013 at 12:49 PM
I've used this malt for up to 55% of the grain bill. The result was a nice smokey beer that has
received many compliments. Next time, I'll use it for 100% of the base malt (the recipe also
Posted in thread: Fresh hop ipa on 09-03-2013 at 01:49 PM
I just did a wet hopped House Ale on Sunday, using my first year Cascades. I used the fresh
hops for aroma only, in a ratio of 3:1 vs. what I had used in the past. I wanted to use a 5:1
ratio (based o...
Posted in thread: Do you have a beard? on 07-23-2013 at 01:54 PM
Beard.I didn't see [ame=" link[/ame] in the thread.
Posted in thread: Maris Otter/Cascade SMaSH + Dry Hop Experiment on 07-15-2013 at 02:11 PM
Maris Otter is wonderful in SMaSH beers. I did a 4 beer series of MO SMaSH's with a different
hop in each. They key to that was to keep the BU:GU the same for each. Now to your recipe -
Posted in thread: All Grain Vs BIAB - Pro's & Con's (5 Gal Batches) on 04-21-2013 at 05:14 PM
I BIAB for small stovetop batches (2.5 gal), but for larger (5 gal) batches, I do a combo
outside on the burner. I have a 15 gal kettle and a 7.5 gal kettle. For 5 gal batches, I'll
mash in the 15 (wi...
Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 02-19-2013 at 06:38 PM
7937.5+5.5 IPA+5 Belgian Strong+10 Cream AleNEW TOTAL: 7958 Gallons+5 Jagator Dopplebock+2.5
Rogue Zombie Pale+5 SMaSH; M.O. cascade+2.5 Barleywine+2.5 Ignorant Bastard IPANew total:
Posted in thread: Barley wine advice on 01-22-2013 at 02:45 PM
I used WLP005 last year for a 11.5% English Barleywine. Pitched twice. This year, I'm doing an
American Barleywine. I was planning to use WLP001, but now I'm thinking I may start with Wyeast
Posted in thread: Favorite IPA Hop Combos on 01-14-2013 at 02:56 PM
The last two IPA's I did were: Warrior/Simcoe/Amarillo and Warrior/Simcoe/Galaxy. Both
excellent.For a Pale ale, I like Nugget/Columbus