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  • Posted in thread: Summer Saison Recipe Critique on 06-11-2014 at 02:31 AM
    You want the saison to be dry, so you should be fine without the carapils. The 4oz caramunich
    may add a little more color if you want.Just be good to the yeast and it will turn out great. I
    think 3711...

  • Posted in thread: The Brew Stand Incredible Giveaway on 06-10-2014 at 12:04 AM

  • Posted in thread: Do you have a brewing partner? What's your deal? on 05-21-2014 at 12:46 AM
    My brother used to be my brew partner for a few years when we started but then I moved. We
    could bounce ideas off each other as to what we wanted to brew next, what techniques to try,
    and just general...

  • Posted in thread: 100% Burnt Flour Beer on 04-29-2014 at 03:46 PM
    Did it taste sweet when you had the flour in the water? Otherwise I don't see how this will
    work. You will get no alcohol, but the hop water may taste ok.

  • Posted in thread: OG often just shy of mark on 04-28-2014 at 04:59 PM
    I'm thinking about giving this a try. I'm only one day into fermentation. Boil the extra 4.7
    oz. of DME I need in about 20-24 oz.?) of water for boil off, cool to temp and dump in.
    Certainly the yeast...

  • Posted in thread: What did i cook this weekend..... on 04-28-2014 at 03:31 PM
    Had paella at the Lansing beer festival last weekend. Pretty good, but not as good as I
    expected based on the huge line that formed for it. The pulled pork booth was pretty good
    though.I actually star...

  • Posted in thread: OG often just shy of mark on 04-28-2014 at 02:59 PM
    Grains were steeped at 160-165°Also steep your grains at 150-160F. It doesn't make that much
    difference with only a lb of pale malt but if you ever add more you will notice an even bigger
    drop in OG! ...

  • Posted in thread: OG often just shy of mark on 04-28-2014 at 02:26 PM
    Local brew supply store has talked me into substituting DME where an odd amount of LME was
    needed, and I simply don't think they've given me enough DME. 0.12 0.14 is freaking ALARMING. I
    can't keep ge...

  • Posted in thread: Am I a homebrewer? NO! on 04-14-2014 at 11:17 PM
    Sorry but your rant sounds like one of those douchey car commercials...quit worrying about
    marketing yourself with nouns and just enjoy the adjectives people give when they try your
    beers. If you're m...

  • Posted in thread: Witbier dropping clear..... on 04-02-2014 at 02:11 PM
    If your base malts have the diastatic power to convert the unmalted wheat it will do so in the
    same amount of time as the base malt. If your base malt doesn't have enough diastatic power,
    you should e...

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