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Posted in thread: Diageo and AB-InBev petitioning the government/FDA to regulate homebrewing on 12-14-2013 at 12:47 AM
It makes no sense from a common-sense perspective. For one, there's no money in doing that and
two, there's no general trend towards restriction of home brewing. In fact, its the exact
opposite, the l...
Posted in thread: Liquid honey in boil? on 12-14-2013 at 12:43 AM
I have a 750mm jar of honey that I`ll never eat so I thought I might just pour it in my brown
ale at boil? Is this a bad idea?THANKSSure, but its not going to make the beer taste like
honey. Honey is ...
Posted in thread: Cargill Malts GMO? on 12-14-2013 at 12:04 AM
Cargill's been around for a while, about to brew an IPA this wk-end in fact. aware of
Cargill, I just never see them for sale around here. I didn't know if that's a regional issue
or just because th...
Posted in thread: what do you think about my imperial ipa recipe? on 12-14-2013 at 12:01 AM
You're not getting any feedback because nobody knows how much a gram weighs. (semi-serious
:))Grain bill looks okay, but 500g of C60 seems like a lot. I'd think about splitting that up
between C60 and...
Posted in thread: Cargill Malts GMO? on 12-13-2013 at 10:04 PM
I've never actually seen that brand of malt anywhere. You can often find organic base and
crystal malts from Briess and Great Western, if you're looking for that.
Posted in thread: Diageo and AB-InBev petitioning the government/FDA to regulate homebrewing on 12-13-2013 at 09:19 PM
I wasn't sure where to put this, hope this is the right forum.This is first hand information I
just heard and I can't find ANYTHING about it online. Without saying too much about my source I
will say ...
Posted in thread: How does barrel aging raise ABV? on 12-12-2013 at 12:49 AM
I don't think they are allowed to raise the ABV using distilled spirits. (that may be a state
law, but I thought it was federal) I think they raise the ABV during the brew to help it age
Posted in thread: All grain beer coming out too dark? on 12-12-2013 at 12:29 AM
An all pilsener malt beer at 90 minutes of boiling should be very, very light. I rather wonder
if there's some scorched or congealed wort in your valve or tubing somewhere (e.g. inside the
threads or ...
Posted in thread: Vacuum sealing hops and aroma on 12-11-2013 at 10:12 PM
Homebrewing is filled with all sorts of old wives tales. ^Agreed. The only thing you could
possibly be vacuuming out are aromatics that are already in the airspace of the bag of
hops.(The awesome puff...
Posted in thread: What is melanoiden malt? on 12-11-2013 at 08:32 PM
I found a recipe for red ale in the recipe database that called for melanoiden malt. Can anyone
tell me more about this malt?Thanx!Its supposedly designed as a substitute for decoction
mashing; the ta...