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Posted in thread: Steeping hops going in no chill fermenter on 11-20-2016 at 11:10 PM
I wouldn't expect you'd see a whole lot of effect, given that you've already extracted much of
the goodness from those hops at 160. Might be an interesting experiment though.
Posted in thread: Should I finish with US05 on 11-20-2016 at 09:37 PM
I think this means you are temporarily the better half.
Posted in thread: Why don't starters cause massive over-pitching? on 11-16-2016 at 04:34 PM
People generally use pitch calculators like -- or, if you're doing a normal strength ale,
somewhere around 1-2 liters is a perfectly good starter size. For a normal strength lager,
Posted in thread: First BIAB batch- may have a huge problem on 11-08-2016 at 08:22 PM
What were you attempting for IBUs? I'm assuming this is an imperial stout, but I would add that
you've used an awful lot of specialty grains, including a lot of roasted.
Posted in thread: Ideas for a strange brew on 11-05-2016 at 11:46 PM
Blue cheese saison.
Posted in thread: First chocolate stout, question on 11-01-2016 at 06:37 AM
Do you already have lactose in the beer? I would suspect that it doesn't taste very chocolatey
because it's not super sweet. Cacao nibs will definitely add chocolate flavor, but if it's
pretty dry, yo...
Posted in thread: Going to Eugene, OR in December. What should I check out? on 10-26-2016 at 06:00 PM
Oakshire is worth checking out, as is Ninkasi.
Posted in thread: Will ale yeast pollute wine? on 10-26-2016 at 05:55 PM
What's the fear, exactly? That it will fly through the air? Or are you sharing fermenters or
presses or something with them?
Posted in thread: Let's talk about blending wine on 10-24-2016 at 05:29 PM
I did a bottle of homemade raspberry wine into 3 1/3 gallons of a barrel-aged imperial stout.
This was a very strong beer, admittedly, but I struggle to detect much flavor from the wine
amidst all the...
Posted in thread: Hop Wine on 10-16-2016 at 05:03 AM
This is tasting really pretty good, although the bitterness is a little overwhelming. The
ginger is very present, and the citrus is also strong. Still a lot of sweetness, which seems
well suited to th...