Last Activity:10-13-2015 1:04 PM
13 Likes on 12 Posts
Posted in thread: Suggestions for a winter beer? on 10-05-2015 at 08:12 PM
I'm going to try this beer in a couple weeks: love Summit's Winter Ale. It's one of the beers
I look forward to every winter.It should be a nice easy drinking beer to go along with my
Posted in thread: The best thing to do for flavor/aroma hops, got any tips? on 09-28-2015 at 02:47 PM
I do one whirlpool addition at 180 and one at 145, both for 30 minutes. Read this article from
BYO for more information:
Posted in thread: Cascade Hops in something besides APAs and IPAs? on 09-17-2015 at 08:29 PM
They would be good in a Porter, I've also used them in a cream ale with good results too.
Posted in thread: IPA with Saison Yeast - Opinions please on 09-09-2015 at 04:07 PM
I've used WLP550(not necessarily a Saison yeast) in a Belgian IPA with all Citra hops(the
recipe is under my profile) and it turned out fantastic. 550 gives you more of a fruity
characteristic that me...
Posted in thread: Why is everyone only into IPA's on 08-26-2015 at 07:22 PM
The awesome thing about IPA's that I like is that you don't need to make them so that they are
enamel-strippingly bitter. If that is what you don't like about them, then either first wort
hop them or ...
Posted in thread: Cleveland or Detroit or Minneapolis? on 06-16-2015 at 03:37 PM
Another vote for the Twin Cities. The Happy Gnome in St. Paul has great food a huge tap list
with a lot of the local stuff. Also the Twin Cities in the Summer is awesome. Another benefit
of driving fr...
Posted in thread: Maple Syrup on 05-21-2015 at 12:21 PM
There was an episode of Brew Dogs where they worked with a Michigan brewery, Founders maybe?
The brewery makes a beer that ages in barrels that once contained bourbon, then was repurposed
to hold mapl...
Posted in thread: Maple Syrup on 05-18-2015 at 08:39 PM
I've been wanting to soak bourbon oak cubes in maple syrup. Then add the cubes and syrup to the
secondary. My thought is that the maple aroma and flavor would get absorbed into the oak and
show more i...
Posted in thread: What's your favorite summer beer to brew? on 05-15-2015 at 08:26 PM
Belgian IPA with Citra hops, a Cascade Cream Ale, and normally a dry American Pale Ale. I love
brewing for seasons, I never get sick of any particular beer/style that way.
Posted in thread: Best way to get into All-Grain on 04-24-2015 at 03:34 PM
One downside I see to BIAB is hosting the grainbag after mash. You need to come up with a
system that will hold it above the pot while it drains and even with 12 pounds of grains that
can be heavy whe...