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Posted in thread: American Rye Ale? on 04-26-2012 at 05:54 PM
I really like the taste of rye beers. I was thinking of doing a rye session beer. The BJCP
style guidelines lists an American Rye Beer along with American Wheat. Does anyone have any
experience doing ...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 03-17-2012 at 01:15 AM
The only way that it should still be bubbling is if you have a cool spot for it to sit, low
60's or lower. The lower temps slow it down a lot, but leave it with more flavor when the
ferment is done.It...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 03-16-2012 at 01:58 AM
I brewed my first batch of apfelwein on 2/4/2012. I basically brewed it exactly according to
instructions, with 2# of corn sugar and the montrachet wine yeast. I still have intermittent
Posted in thread: Mash tun capacity question on 02-21-2012 at 02:41 PM
Is there a particular type of foam that I should use? Or would any rigid foam insulation work?
Posted in thread: Mash tun capacity question on 02-20-2012 at 11:26 PM
So, it looks like I might be able to get away with the 70 quart as long as I batch sparge. I
may also want to get a piece of foam and cut it to fit the cooler to reduce that massive head
space. Is tha...
Posted in thread: Mash tun capacity question on 02-20-2012 at 05:02 PM
For Christmas, I asked for and received a cooler that I hope to convert into a mash tun for my
foray into all-grain brewing. Anyway, the cooler I received is the Coleman 70-Quart Xtreme
Cooler.I got i...
Posted in thread: American IPA recipe -feedback? on 09-28-2011 at 02:51 AM
Per style guidelines it is more like an over-hopped APA (below IPA OG, and over IBUs for an
APA). That said, I don't really care about guidelines and usually shoot for a good beer, which
I think your ...
Posted in thread: American IPA recipe -feedback? on 09-28-2011 at 02:23 AM
I've really been enjoying reading the forums and finally found a reason to post. I'm trying to
put together an American IPA and here's what I came up with for a recipe:Malts: 6lbs 10oz Light