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Posted in thread: All Things Asian To Brew With on 02-10-2016 at 10:11 PM
Mosher's Radical Brewing suggests a recipe with 5-spice powder. Off hand, I can't remember the
rest of it.Star anise can be used in darker ales. Rice, of course, though it alone won't taste
Posted in thread: Homebrew questions on 02-03-2016 at 07:27 PM
6 pounds dry is a bit more than 6.6 pounds of liquid, so amounts aren't the issue. And both
contain a little carapils (Briess' gold has 1% regardless of form).You could be getting better
Posted in thread: How to read temperature strip on 01-28-2016 at 08:54 PM
It's a timeline of brewing and your recipe is from the American Civil War.
Posted in thread: Easiest way to increase ABV in Brewer's Best Kit? on 01-27-2016 at 09:25 PM
@Mustang_Bobby weren't you also the one posting a few days ago about the cheapest, most basic
alcoholic beverage possible? I see a trend forming... :tank:But, your options are basically:1)
Add sugar. ...
Posted in thread: Oxygen while bottling on 01-22-2016 at 07:43 PM
After the bottle is filled, I place the sanitized crown cup on top, but don't crimp for a
couple of minutes.In the meantime, CO2 tends to escape from solution and I can hear and see the
crown cup lift...
Posted in thread: How many brews have you dumped?? on 01-21-2016 at 05:12 PM
None for me, although 1 or 2 perhaps should have been dumped. But I gutted it out.
Posted in thread: Normalization of Deviance or just "WHY?" on 01-20-2016 at 04:42 PM
In homebrewing, you can definitely get lucky and make good beer despite some faults in your
process. This is a good thing.1. I would agree with you that some people overstate santiation
Posted in thread: General question regards beer competition on 11-24-2015 at 03:41 AM
I haven't had to provide a recipe in the competitions I've entered (although that hasn't been
that many).You may be a little paranoid. Do they plan to print the recipes for the winners?
Maybe. Even so...
Posted in thread: Water Volume Measuring Question on 11-24-2015 at 03:27 AM
6.75 is just as precise as 6.63 :).I might to somewhere in between 6.5 and 6.75, not worrying
about two decimals.
Posted in thread: Would you pay $100 for a kit. on 11-10-2015 at 06:20 PM
I also like the price of the kit when I clicked on the link. $0.00 But it also says out of
stock.....See if they let you reserve that price for when it's back in stock.