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Posted in thread: Dry Hop Testing with Bud Light on 03-26-2013 at 04:53 PM
Flavor and aroma are inseparably linked, and of course very subjective. Try holding your nose
and sipping your favorite IPA, and I bet it will taste exactly like bitter, slight sweet
alcohol and nothi...
Posted in thread: Grain crush question on 03-17-2013 at 11:59 PM
Definitely a lesson learned. Luckly, the beer came out pretty good, thanks to my last minute
saving throws. The Brown Ale is quite good, while the Nugget Cali Common is a little thin, but
Posted in thread: obtaining smoked hickory flavor on 03-11-2013 at 10:03 PM
May be too late for this suggestion, but you could smoke a few pounds of 2-row with
hickory.Alternatively, soak the charred hickory in vodka and dump the whole mess into the
Posted in thread: where to store my conditioning bottles?? on 03-05-2013 at 01:00 PM
It will definitely carb at 60*F, but it may take 2-3 months. My first batch, a Fat Tire clone,
had a similar story. After a month in our cellar at ~60*F, my clever friends dubbed it "Flat
Tire". A mon...
Posted in thread: Headed to NJ - pick my eating/drinking spot... on 03-05-2013 at 12:48 PM
Old Bay has the best tap list in town, and the food is excellent. Triumph is good but in
Princeton, ~40 minutes away. Harvest Moon's beer is on par with "average brewpub" quality, and
their food is hi...
Posted in thread: Respond to This Thread If You use HBT Android on 03-04-2013 at 08:25 PM
Posted in thread: best beer you have ever tasted on 02-22-2013 at 06:16 PM
I can't say best, but certainly most memorable: first decent beer after Naddy/Keystone college
days, i.e. the first time I enjoyed a beer, was Yeungling lager while camping. First "craft"
beer was Mag...
Posted in thread: Grain crush question on 02-19-2013 at 01:51 PM
I order my grains crushed from midwest. The crush is not that good. So I use this old mini food
processor about half full with grains. I buzz it 3 times,about 2 seconds per pulse. But I do
Posted in thread: Grain crush question on 02-13-2013 at 01:43 AM
Thanks two_hearted, pretty definitive proof there.BobC I ran that by the wifey, not too
pleased. I figure I'd invest once I have room to store some bulk grains.
Posted in thread: Grain crush question on 02-13-2013 at 12:34 AM
Last weekend I set out to brew all Sunday, so I stopped by the LHBS and picked up 1 extract
kit, 1 partial mash, and one 1 AG 3.5 gallon (BierMuncher's Aberdeen Brown). I started with the
AG, and over...