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  • Posted in thread: Crystal 60 Percentage of the Grist on 10-19-2014 at 06:43 PM
    The mash temp is 148 (I like my IPAs and APAs very dry and crisp, hence this thread) and the
    yeast is WLP001 in a one liter starter on a stir plate. I may end up either using Crystal 20 or
    40, or just...

  • Posted in thread: Crystal 60 Percentage of the Grist on 10-18-2014 at 05:33 PM
    Awesome, thanks for the responses! MindenMan, I've been finding that its too malty. Not so much
    caramelly, since I have a hard time tracking down that particular flavor in beer, but it's more
    just a s...

  • Posted in thread: Crystal 60 Percentage of the Grist on 10-18-2014 at 03:06 PM
    Hey, everyone. I'm tweaking my "tried and true" IPA recipe. I figured out why I wasn't
    completely happy with my IPAs: too much crystal malt! Here's my recipe I like to use, I'm
    really only wanting to ...

  • Posted in thread: Guava induced wild fermentation on 09-26-2014 at 02:27 PM
    Thanks, guys! Adding dregs sounds like a great idea... I think the vinous qualities cone from
    the other fruit that I added. The guava was not at all the main source of flavor, just the main
    source of ...

  • Posted in thread: Guava induced wild fermentation on 09-25-2014 at 04:54 PM
    Update! For those still interested. I know it's been awhile, seeing as it's now September.To
    answer the question, I just cut them in quarters and dropped them in the fermenter. Now I
    bottled this earl...

  • Posted in thread: Could I bottle in this? on 07-11-2014 at 05:13 PM
    Ah, that's okay. Thanks for the input. It's very thick, and actually is Nalgene brand. It'll
    serve well as a water bottle. :)

  • Posted in thread: Could I bottle in this? on 07-11-2014 at 02:54 PM
    I was wondering if I could safely bottle in this. I got it from a friend who is a local brewer.
    It's a two liter bottle that holds yeast, pitchable for 5-7 bbls. If it holds yeast under
    pressure, woul...

  • Posted in thread: Whats your Profession? on 06-12-2014 at 04:35 AM
    I put beer on the shelves at grocery stores. Miller Coors baby!

  • Posted in thread: Common Room ESB on 03-15-2014 at 09:52 PM
    Brewed this beer, came out fantastically!! I added 12 oz. of Biscuit Malt...yum. Drinking this
    right now! So malty, a nice break from hop bombs. Thanks for the recipe! I took this beer to a
    local brew...

  • Posted in thread: I don't like Belgians, Sours, or Hefs. Am I alone? on 02-11-2014 at 10:11 PM
    I am the same exact way! I love IPAs, pale ales, stouts, porters, etc...English and American.
    But anything fermented with a Belgian yeast leaves a taste in my mouth that tastes like plastic
    was boiled...

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