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Posted in thread: Northern Mustache Envy Belgium Stout on 08-04-2015 at 07:36 PM
I've had a couple commercial Belgian stouts and they're all like that..just off. IMO it's an
odd flavor combination of dark, roasted malt and Belgian yeast spice/fruitiness.
Posted in thread: Added to many hops to the boil on 08-04-2015 at 07:18 PM
I would dry hop with at least 3 oz. I just dry hopped my Galaxy, Citra, Columbus IPA with 4 oz
Posted in thread: Chocolate stout = three years in bucket. What should I do with it? on 08-04-2015 at 06:29 PM
Original Poster and admitted home-brewing dilettante here. I am duly chastened both for my
procedural ignorance and my inattention to the conversation initiated by my question. I would
like to say tha...
Posted in thread: Can you cold-condition too much? (in bottle) on 08-04-2015 at 06:18 PM
I had an American Strong Ale (Arrogant Bastard Clone) that was extremely hazy. After a couple
weeks in fridge it still was hazy and cloudy. I let the last few bottles sit in the fridge for
about 6 mon...
Posted in thread: Added to many hops to the boil on 08-04-2015 at 06:15 PM
If you bought a kit recipe, then IMO the extra hops will make it better. Kits are generally
pretty mild as far as flavor and style and can usually stand to be tweaked..especially when
adding more late...
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 08-03-2015 at 08:30 PM
Tough to see, but ai dry hopped 3 days ago with pellets and now I see these large bubbles. No
white or slimey looking stuff...just big bubbles. Just CO2 or something worse? Any thoughts?
Posted in thread: Cold crashing and bottling on 07-30-2015 at 05:56 PM
It took me 2 or 3 weeks once to carb up a cider I made after cold crashing.Considering I have
zero experience with making cider, how long does it normally take to carb? 2-3 weeks for beer
is pretty av...
Posted in thread: Can You Filter A Finished Beer? on 07-30-2015 at 03:27 PM
Do a better job filtering your beer when racking it from the fermenter to minimize hops and
trub. But it's tough to remove all trub if you're bottling, because you need the yeast to
Posted in thread: Can You Filter A Finished Beer? on 07-30-2015 at 01:47 PM
You could try using a muslin bag. The coffee filter is too fine, it doesn't let enough through.
A muslin bag is coarser and would let all the liquid through, and might stop the hop particles
Posted in thread: Noob - how do I figured out how much grain on 07-30-2015 at 12:26 PM
There are several variables that go into figuring it.Get a program like Beersmith and you can
plug in various amounts of ingredients to get to these percentages. Keeping an eye on the OG,
you should b...