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Posted in thread: drying hopping my first time on 04-22-2010 at 03:45 PM
If you like that style then it is a perfect first brew. It shouldn't allow any oxygen into the
wort because there is already a blanket of CO2 covering it. Hops really aren't able to
Posted in thread: High Gravity Chocolate Stout on 04-22-2010 at 03:36 PM
So to clarify. once I add the 5 lbs dme and bring back to boil, I add bakers chocolate at 15
mins, the rest of the dme at 20, and then the hops at 60. How long then do I boil after I add
the hops? I h...
Posted in thread: High Gravity Chocolate Stout on 04-22-2010 at 03:16 PM
hmmmm, I need to take the plunge eventually. I think I'll try this... Just buy everything on
the list then and follow basic cooking instructions?This is what I would do, correct me if I'm
Posted in thread: High Gravity Chocolate Stout on 04-22-2010 at 12:54 PM
Why not start making your own kits to what you like? I could never find exactly what I liked
either so I started creating my own recipes from little parts of other brews. I'll take a guess
at one and ...
Posted in thread: Barleywine question on 04-22-2010 at 12:46 PM
my higher gravity brews always take longer to carb. so i'd at least give it another month.
Personally I'd let it sit for another 4-6 months before cracking anymore open, but that's just
me.I was think...
Posted in thread: Help constructing recipe on 04-21-2010 at 03:15 PM
Here's an update on my recipe: 4 days in the primary, smells great, but a little bit on the
light side. Price wise, this was exactly what I wanted.4.5 lbs light LME $9.002 lbs Clover
Honey $6.65 (had ...
Posted in thread: Smaller batches? on 04-19-2010 at 03:32 PM
Thanks, I really appreciate all the help. I figure I'll be jumping into this part of the hobby
in about a week when I need to head up to the homebrew store for more beer supplies.
Posted in thread: Smaller batches? on 04-15-2010 at 07:02 PM
I'm interested in making soda but I also don't need four gallons of it at a time. Would I be
able to scale it down to a gallon? Does the extract stay good after opening? I'm also a big fan
of variety ...
Posted in thread: Twilight II (moon something) on 04-13-2010 at 04:28 PM
So I got stuck watching this too (she watches my movies, I should at least try to watch hers)
but instead of just sitting quietly I made fun of it for a while and then started on the
whiskey. All in a...
Posted in thread: Aging A Tripel - Secondary vs Bottling? on 04-09-2010 at 07:49 PM
Mostly just personal preference but if you have a lot of trub from transfering too soon than it
might be a good idea to do another change. The less transfers that you have to do though, the