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Posted in thread: Hops won't sprout up! on 05-13-2011 at 12:35 AM
I live in NY State and bought some cascades last year. They did fine although I didn't get any
hops. They are in a relatively small 15 inch pot. I've been watering them using Miracle Grow
and they sti...
Posted in thread: Saison yeast question on 03-12-2011 at 05:18 AM
Not sure what the yeast that you're going to be using is but generally they don't seem to
finish as dry as they should. Start your fermentation at about 68 for the first two days and
bump it up two de...
Posted in thread: pitching yeast at bottling? on 03-11-2011 at 12:26 AM
A vigorous fermentation will have no effect on how the beer carbs. As others have said there
will be plenty of yeast in suspension for carbonation to occurr. Just be sure to follow the
Posted in thread: Quick advice for a hops question! on 02-02-2011 at 11:23 PM
Just throw em in! The closer the addition is toward the end of the boil the more aroma you will
get out of them. It's perfectly fine.
Posted in thread: Blood in beer on 02-02-2011 at 11:19 PM
If it was an english ale you could call it "Bloody English Ale"
Posted in thread: Nanobrewery Interviews Part II - Why their doing what their doing... on 02-02-2011 at 11:14 PM
Is there anyway that you could PM the email address for the nanobrewery in NY? I have a few
questions for him on licensing and what it takes to get up and running in NY state.
Posted in thread: ok what next? on 01-19-2011 at 10:58 PM
Well I noticed you're from Maine.. Why not a Blueberry Wheat like they brew over at Seadog?
Posted in thread: Yeasty Beasties!!!!!!! on 01-18-2011 at 11:43 PM
Went to the LHBS to pick up to pick up a smack pack of 1099 Whitbread yeast. Packaged on date
was 01/10/2011!!! Doesn't get any better then that :ban:
Posted in thread: Step mashing and pilsner malts on 01-09-2011 at 03:21 AM
I'm going to be brewing a DFH 90 minute IPA recipe which calls for about 16.5 lbs on pilsner
malt. Based on what I've read it's best to use a step mash when using pilsner malt, however my
Posted in thread: Scotch Ale tastes...sour? on 01-06-2011 at 01:42 AM
How much corn sugar did you carb with? The scotch ale style is supposed to have low carbonation
(around 1.5 volumes).