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Posted in thread: 1st Brew. Taste Question on 08-31-2015 at 07:07 PM
That's a pretty high OG, so I would expect it to have that "hot" taste. It needs time. I would
guess you will finish around 7% abv. I would just leave the dry hops for 7 days. Then keg if
you are at O...
Posted in thread: Coconut wood in wort on 08-31-2015 at 07:01 PM
Uh oh... that's not good. You're gonna want to bottle it up when it's finished and ship it to
some of us concerned parties; we'll sample multiple bottles of it for you, just to make sure it
Posted in thread: Set up a little stock for extract brews on 08-30-2015 at 05:29 PM
What kind of beers are you making? Can't be anything over 15 IBU since you're only getting 15%
of a theoretical 100IBU max after diluting with so much water.
Posted in thread: wort too sweet, did I made a mistake? on 08-30-2015 at 04:56 PM
2 hour mash??? What temps did you hit for mash/sparge?Also, sweet wort only means sweet beer if
your yeast only attenuate on the low side. I'd certainly pitch more yeast than one packet in a
Posted in thread: Kari Poikolainen's "Perfect Drinking and Its Enemies" Book: What is Moderate Drinking on 08-30-2015 at 12:41 PM
****, I can't afford to drink that much! Better increase the pipeline!
Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 08-30-2015 at 12:21 PM
I've got a 9-month-old IPA in one (unintentional, you can't read more here: and I have 5
gallons of Strong Ale, 10 gallons of ESB, and 15 gallons of Nut Brown fermenting as well.
Posted in thread: Why is everyone only into IPA's on 08-30-2015 at 12:17 PM
6. All of the above.
Posted in thread: Going to Be In Traverse City, Where to Go? on 08-30-2015 at 12:05 PM
I happen to love shorts. After reading your comments I believe you would love Terra Firma.
Their beers are very balanced and including their IPA. But they focus on a lot of other style
that I all real...
Posted in thread: How long have you left a beer in the primary? on 08-29-2015 at 05:09 PM
So I've had an IPA in the primary fermenter for the last 9 months, because I got lazy and ran
out of time/money/effort to keep brewing last fall. I filled two bottles last week, added
enough dextrose ...
Posted in thread: Going to Be In Traverse City, Where to Go? on 08-29-2015 at 03:33 PM
Shorts is in Bellaire. I'll be honest, I am not hot for Shorts. I know a lot of people like
them, but I find many of the flavors they offer are not to my palate, so a lot of what makes
them special is...