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Posted in thread: floral/rose aroma hop on 10-24-2013 at 05:27 PM
You Wyomingian fishermen get around. I've just returned from flyfishing the Mongolian
wilderness (plenty of double-hauling needed there) and I bumped into an elderly flyfishing
guide from Wyoming at U...
Posted in thread: floral/rose aroma hop on 10-23-2013 at 06:31 PM
Interesting pointers I can look into, thanks. BTW, how's the flyfishing there?No problem.
Please report back post-brewing. NB mentions geraniol - maybe hibiscus has this in it? The
fishing's good - pr...
Posted in thread: floral/rose aroma hop on 10-22-2013 at 02:51 PM
NB re-released their Folly this year and I had it for the first time. It's a great beer and the
only one I've ever had with such a strong rose aroma. they'd be willing to push you in the
Posted in thread: Does d-rest release CO2 from suspension? on 08-30-2013 at 03:41 AM
Colder liquids hold more gas in suspension, so you might just be seeing your beer 'let go' of
some co2. Also, you might have triggered an increase in fermentation by raising the temp. Only
way to know...
Posted in thread: Wyeast Pack Life after swelling on 04-08-2013 at 03:18 PM
I'd make a starter. That yeast has lost a lot of viability since Dec. A second smack pack might
be just as old as the first, so you'd still be under-pitching.Besides, a starter would be much
Posted in thread: Home Brew Things that Sound Dirty but aren't on 03-12-2013 at 03:16 AM
Posted in thread: Is there a fix for a sweet stout that is TOO sweet, or do I dump it? on 01-21-2013 at 02:27 PM
I'd age it on oak. The tannins will balance the sweetness.I just did this with a porter that I
screwed up and it worked well.
Posted in thread: Black Barley on 12-24-2012 at 02:07 AM
I have several pounds of it waiting to be turned in to beer right now. Cool. Would you mind
passing along a recipe or three? I'd be as interested as the OP is. My books don't cover it and
I'm finding ...
Posted in thread: Black Barley on 12-23-2012 at 11:59 PM
Hey OP-Check out Yooper's Oatmeal Stout recipe. She says that the black barley gives it a
unique quality (I'm sure she's right). This is next on my 'to brew' list.
Posted in thread: Frustrated with AG.... on 12-21-2012 at 10:49 PM
Drop a paint strainer bag in there and contain the grains in that. It will be a much finer
filter and keep the grains from going through the false bottom. The bags I first bought had an
elastic top th...