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  • Experimental mild ale
    Vanilla stout
    Blackberry wheat
  • Dry-hop Ambergrace IPA
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    Citra pale ale
    Coffee porter
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  • Posted in thread: What infection is this? on 04-24-2015 at 06:34 PM
    Yeah, that does look like a pellicle to me, as well.

  • Posted in thread: Blood Iron Surplus - Anyone? on 04-23-2015 at 11:35 PM
    Also, do you cook with cast iron? I've read it can increase dietary iron quite a bit (a good
    thing for me as a vegetarian).

  • Posted in thread: Lingering Bitterness, not pleasant can't fix on 04-23-2015 at 07:57 PM
    If I were you, I'd try brewing a really simple SMaSH, something like 10 lbs of Maris Otter,
    with an oz. of Cascade at 60, another oz at 15, and 2 oz at flameout. Pitch a very clean yeast
    (I don't love...

  • Posted in thread: Lingering Bitterness, not pleasant can't fix on 04-23-2015 at 06:39 PM
    That's for a pale, I take it? That sure doesn't seem like much. Can you tell if this is a hop
    bitterness, or more like some astringency from the grain (tannins)? What do other people say
    about the bee...

  • Posted in thread: Hole in Bag Cautionary Tale on 04-23-2015 at 06:36 PM
    Yeah, I recently fumbled the bag a bit while removing it and got a couple tablespoons of grain
    in the wort, but they just churned around during the boil and didn't scorch. I suspect keeping
    them trapp...

  • Posted in thread: Lingering Bitterness, not pleasant can't fix on 04-23-2015 at 06:26 PM
    What's your hop schedule look like? Are you always bittering with the same hop? Also, is this
    strictly your perception, or do others have the same complaint? Maybe it's just a matter of
    changing up yo...

  • Posted in thread: Contamination or Second Wind Fermentation? on 04-23-2015 at 02:56 AM
    This happened to me as well. I brewed my first batch two weeks ago and had the same thing
    happen. The beer smelled fine but I dumped it because I was suspicious something went wrong. My
    hydrometer onl...

  • Posted in thread: Blending to save an overly bitter Extract Beer on 04-22-2015 at 03:40 AM
    I think you'll just oxidize the remaining beer really quickly. What if you just brew and bottle
    a small batch with very low bitterness, and mix them in the glass?

  • Posted in thread: Hole in Bag Cautionary Tale on 04-22-2015 at 03:35 AM
    Why do you use a false bottom plus the bag? It seems like that may have compounded the problem.

  • Posted in thread: Six Lies that Homophobes Who Hate Craft Beer ALWAYS SAY on 04-21-2015 at 01:26 AM
    Haha. That was pretty good, although more a spoof on clickbait journalism than anyone in
    particular. Also, I don't have faith in a company to make the best beer possible if they are
    NOT hiring low-lif...

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