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Posted in thread: Substantially bready flavours. on 01-15-2014 at 07:04 PM
Well, as of 1/12, I have changed the fridge where the bottles are at from 72 to 55, and also
put one in the kitchen fridge for 3 days to chill.Opened it today and here's my harsh
self-critique. A bit ...
Posted in thread: Substantially bready flavours. on 01-02-2014 at 06:13 PM
Good grief, I forgot to add when I poured in the 4 lbs. Pale Malt Extract...It was when the
timer was at 20 mins. It was suggested by the proprietor of the Homebrew Supply store to not
add the Pale at...
Posted in thread: Substantially bready flavours. on 12-28-2013 at 06:15 AM
Ahhhhh ok. Many thanks. I am reading several topics that seem adamant that only 2 weeks should
be more than enough, so I thought I had somewhat ruined the batch by doing something silly like
Posted in thread: Substantially bready flavours. on 12-28-2013 at 05:39 AM
I recently brewed my first batch of beer at home based on the Tittabawasee Brown Ale from John
Palmer shown in his book "How To Brew". The All Extract version calls for:Tittabawasee Brown
Ale4 lbs. of...
Posted in thread: First time brewer, open to thoughts on adding nibs (current status with photo) on 12-02-2013 at 07:33 PM
Hello, brewers!I am in the process of brewing my first beer, a basic brown ale.I boiled:5
gallons water7 pounds extract2 ounces hopsI have 3 ounces cacao nibs, yet to be added. I am
planning using the...
Posted in thread: Any known logic to rules of why BevMo won't ship beer? on 11-29-2013 at 10:07 PM
I live in California and am more than just a bit confused on the laws of shipping beer within,
to and from, other states.When Stone Brewing released their Mint Chocolate Imperial Stout over
a year ago...
Posted in thread: Can Cacao nibs replace hops bitterness during boil? on 11-20-2013 at 04:09 PM
Curious if anybody has brewed a brown ale using cacao nibs. I'm interested to see if cacao
nibs, crushed, and thrown in a full 1 hour boil would replace the bitterness that hops offers,
or if it would...
Posted in thread: Hello from Southern California! on 10-28-2013 at 05:42 AM
In Santa Barbara County, very close to Firestone, Figueroa Mountain, Hollister Brewing,
Telegraph and many others, all of them far too inspiring for me not to start brewing! I'm
surprised I held out t...
Posted in thread: Anybody tried Rapunzel Sugar for priming? on 10-28-2013 at 05:37 AM
I've used Rapunzel brand sugar from amazon for awhile at home in my coffees, occasionally in
certain teas, and all sorts of foods. It has a very unique rich taste and I've always wondered
how that fla...
Posted in thread: Confused about general recipe specifics. on 10-28-2013 at 05:26 AM
Many, many thanks all of you! This clarifies all I had in question about the boiling and
fermenting.Only one question remains, as it was a bit vague from several sources, all of them