Last Activity:11-24-2016 2:54 AM
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Posted in thread: I'm Creating a Reality Show about Home Brewing on 11-04-2016 at 02:43 AM
I like it! Can't wait! It would be cool to have a "Newbie" segment that highlights the most
common rookie mistakes and what we can do to avoid them. I also like to know what type of beer
pairs well wi...
Posted in thread: My Peanut Butter Porter on 11-04-2016 at 02:18 AM
What did you use for peanut butter flavoring? I had a friend who used PB2 (no oil) in his PB
porter and it turned out awesome.I heard that using PB2 produced too much trub which cuts into
my yield, so...
Posted in thread: My Peanut Butter Porter on 11-03-2016 at 04:15 AM
Wow MagicMatt, I really wish I had heard from you earlier because I had already dumped
everything in. Since I may have killed my head retention, is there anything I can do at this
point? The FG is 1.0...
Posted in thread: Need help with adding cocoa nibs on 10-29-2016 at 02:41 AM
I find that the vanilla helps cut the bitterness of the nibs. Makes it taste more like dark
chocolate rather than bakers chocolate. I do 3 oz nibs and 3 or 4 vanilla beans (split, scraped
and cut) ste...
Posted in thread: Need help with adding cocoa nibs on 10-28-2016 at 06:48 AM
I am brewing a 5 gal batch of peanut butter porter. I am four days into my fermentation
(primary). I am soaking 4 oz of cocoa nibs in rum which has been in the freezer for about 24
hrs. How long shoul...
Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 10-28-2016 at 02:30 AM
I was at HydroBrew in Oceanside, Ca and the gentlemen there running the shop gave me a taste of
a raspberry porter made by students from one of their classes. It was very good and had just
the right a...
Posted in thread: My Peanut Butter Porter on 10-28-2016 at 02:21 AM
Should I include both the nibs and the extract (rum that it was soaked in)?
Posted in thread: My Peanut Butter Porter on 10-27-2016 at 06:38 AM
Howdy! I am attempting my fourth brew which is a peanut butter porter. I am on my third day and
the fermentation seems to have slowed down a bit. I have a few questions about what's happening
with my ...
Posted in thread: Yikes! Specific gravity way too low! on 10-26-2013 at 06:07 AM
[quote="DocScott"]Something is wrong here. No way the gravity is that low on this beer, and
definitely not with those crystal malts in there.I'd check the calibration of your hydrometer
first. Make su...
Posted in thread: NorcalBrewing Solutions Giveaway! on 10-25-2013 at 03:24 PM
Looking forward to winning one of those prizes!