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  • Posted in thread: 2016 Hop Harvest Totals on 09-10-2016 at 04:10 AM
    Finally packaged the last of them:Cascade 27.75Centennial 11.25Chinook 42.75Mt. Hood
    9.5Sterling 13.4Fuggle 4.25108.9 oz. total.436.2 + 108.9 = 545.1 oz.

  • Posted in thread: I need help understanding step mashes and decocotions on 04-07-2016 at 07:07 PM
    Huh - just did some more reading. You're right, I'm misusing the term melanoidin. I'm referring
    to the flavor effects of the maillard reaction. Thanks for pointing that out!Great
    presentation. Is the ...

  • Posted in thread: I need help understanding step mashes and decocotions on 04-07-2016 at 02:37 AM
    OK, challenge accepted (if I ever have time to do it). When you say side-by-side, are you
    talking about doing the same recipe and fermentation schedule, but one with decoction and one
    with infusion? O...

  • Posted in thread: I need help understanding step mashes and decocotions on 04-02-2016 at 05:49 PM
    Also, I've never done side-by-side comparisons, but it's hard for me to believe that decoction
    mashing doesn't make a difference, because I can see and smell the changes in the mash while
    I'm boiling ...

  • Posted in thread: I need help understanding step mashes and decocotions on 04-02-2016 at 05:44 PM
    That brewing TV video is extremely helpful. It's a pretty basic method that I've used several
    times.

  • Posted in thread: Mid Hudson Valley, CT Round#11 on 10-26-2015 at 01:16 AM
    I'd also be in for 3 sacks.

  • Posted in thread: Wild hops upstate ny on 09-25-2015 at 04:09 AM
    Awesome! Like GHBWNY posted above, NY (Mohawk Valley esp) used to be the nation's hop growing
    capital. Hops are not delicate - they thrive on neglect and abuse, so it's not crazy to imagine
    they've ju...

  • Posted in thread: Monster English Barleywine recipe help on 09-23-2015 at 01:04 PM
    It's not an easy style but you're doing all the right things here. Long mash is good, and I'd
    keep it on the low side, maybe do a step mash. Be sure to make an extra big starter - maybe
    150% of a "nor...

  • Posted in thread: 2015 Hop Harvest Totals on 09-11-2015 at 03:46 AM
    4th-year plants: 23 oz. Cascade; 9 oz. Centennial; 21 oz. Chinook; 9.75 oz. Mt. Hood; 13 oz.
    Sterling; 4 oz. Fuggle. 79.75 ounces - 1,102.82 total.

  • Posted in thread: What's your profession? on 05-09-2015 at 04:54 AM
    Class action litigator.

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