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Posted in thread: Mayple syrup and beer on 04-26-2013 at 03:56 PM
I've played around with maple syrup quite a bit. You can either put it in at flameout (or with
5 minutes left), or in the primary at the tail end of fermentation. Some might question the
Posted in thread: Akron Ohio Beer bars on 10-16-2012 at 02:44 AM
Downtown Akron has a surprisingly good selection at various establishments for a city of our
size. (I won't mention 69 Taps because I've never been there, but the above description fits
with what I've...
Posted in thread: efficiency's impact on taste on 04-27-2012 at 07:16 PM
If you're looking at the whole beer and not just extract, hopping rates would be affected too
by varying efficiency. I brewed an APA recently where I missed my efficiency by 10% (still
can't figure ou...
Posted in thread: Bucket of mixed specialty grain. What to do? on 04-18-2012 at 08:29 PM
Biscuit, Victory and Special B are all very distinctive malts, and neither are very
complimentary of each other (well, Victory and Biscuit might play well together, but the
Special B is very much an o...
Posted in thread: Fermcap S Alternative on 04-18-2012 at 08:17 PM
Very interesting. I don't know anything about it, but I wonder if it would keep foaming down
during the boil too. That's namely why I use Fermcap-S.
Posted in thread: Lemon Ginger Wheat Recipe - Looking for Feedback on 04-18-2012 at 06:15 PM
I'm considering a lemon ginger wheat beer for my next batch, but a little uncertain in my
recipe formulation. Here's what I'm contemplating (scaled down to a 5 gallon batch)...6#
Pilsner Malt (MFB or ...
Posted in thread: Dubbel to Flanders/Oud Bruin on 11-30-2011 at 09:27 PM
Thanks rexbanner. Is there any prevailing opinion whether Roselare should be pitched on top of
S. Cerevisea, or racked then pitched? (Sorry if this has been covered elsewhere...I'm new here
and still ...
Posted in thread: Dubbel to Flanders/Oud Bruin on 11-30-2011 at 07:58 PM
I'm in mid-fermentation of a 1.070 Dubbel using Wyeast 1388. It's a 15 gallon batch in three
6.5 gallon carboys. I'm interested in pitching some bugs into one of the carboys, but wondering
if this is ...