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Posted in thread: Gruit recipe on 06-04-2015 at 09:56 AM
Hey all, Just an update for gruit fans out there. My Belgian inspired gruit came out with a
little too much going on. I got bold with some new herbs, and also picked up some secondary
Posted in thread: Summer recipe challenge on 05-15-2015 at 07:37 AM
I like bobbrews recipe above! :mug:Remember to use rice-hulls when mashing so much wheat to
avoid stuck mash/lauter. Also, mash low (148F - 150F) to keep it very fermentable! With WLP001
or US-05, you...
Posted in thread: Hoppy American Pale Recipe Critique on 04-17-2015 at 04:45 AM
Looks delicious!My only question is about using the Summit hops at flame-out as opposed to
using them for bittering. Its a high-alpha, low-cohumulone hop .. and you have so much good
flavor combos goi...
Posted in thread: Recipe Review: Dark Rye 'Braggot' on 04-15-2015 at 07:18 AM
Buckwheat honey is known for a strong flavor. Although I've not tried it myself, the reports
make me think it may be too 'out there' for your brew... unless you really want to go crazy!
:)If you alrea...
Posted in thread: Cleaning/Sanitizing Question on 03-13-2015 at 07:31 AM
B-Brite is an oxygen based cleaner. I looked around and most of them do recommend to rinse
after use, although One Step says it is non-toxic and leaves no residue.There is a thread here
on rinse vs. n...
Posted in thread: The HomeBrewTalk 2015 Big Giveaway! on 03-13-2015 at 02:35 AM
I'm in! Awesome!--LexusChris
Posted in thread: Peach Wheat Recipe on 03-10-2015 at 07:40 AM
First off, Congrats & welcome to homebrewing! :)I've not heard of or tried a peach wheat beer,
but it does sound tasty! I've not brewed one, but I have brewed several American Wheat beers.
Posted in thread: Old Ale w/Hibiscus ..thoughts? on 03-04-2015 at 08:35 AM
Thanks for the suggestion DeathBrewer. I had not thought about that aspect of the dried
hibiscus flowers.To check it out, I measured out 4g of flowers for 4oz cup (approx. strength of
suggested 4.4 oz...
Posted in thread: Amount of hops to use on 03-04-2015 at 08:24 AM
Those lighter beers do not need a lot of hops at all. I see that the BJCP guide for Light
Lagers is 8-12 IBU ... which sounds good to me! :)The boil time is used to isomerize
alpha-acids in hops to cr...
Posted in thread: Liquid Yeast Beers Always Seem a Bit... Well, Not as Good as Dried Yeast on 03-04-2015 at 07:56 AM
Interesting thread with lots of great comments!Initially, I would just assume that dry or
liquid yeast would not make a big difference. How you take those delivery mediums and turn them
into 'happy he...