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  • Experimental mild ale
    Vanilla stout
    Blackberry wheat
  • Dry-hop Ambergrace IPA
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  • Dry-hop Ambergrace APA
    Citra pale ale
    Coffee porter
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  • Posted in thread: Brewing right now on 08-22-2016 at 11:54 PM
    You can sanitize another container (a quart jar, maybe) and use it to scoop and pour cooled
    wort into a funnel (also sanitized!) in the mouth of your carboy.

  • Posted in thread: Am I doin ok? on 08-20-2016 at 03:10 PM
    Did you add any sugar to this? 3 lbs of strawberries and a few grapes are not going to get you
    to the starting gravity you want.

  • Posted in thread: Cleaning a carboy - To scrub, or not to scrub on 08-02-2016 at 10:30 PM
    By washing soap do you me scent free dish detergent?Washing soda, not soap, aka sodium
    carbonate.

  • Posted in thread: ***SHOWCASE*** LIFETIME Wine Cap Punch down tool on 07-30-2016 at 06:54 AM
    For punching down the thick cap of skins/stems/seeds that forms when you're fermenting must on
    skins or crushed fruit in the first few days of fermentation. You want to mix that cap back
    into the rest...

  • Posted in thread: You could make soda! on 07-29-2016 at 04:13 PM
    I did a really tasty (non alcoholic) ginger beer for a party a couple years ago. It was a three
    gallon keg, so I brought about three gallons of water to 150 degrees and steeped about half a
    lb of chop...

  • Posted in thread: Classic hops that still work in modern IPAs? on 07-27-2016 at 04:27 PM
    comet is a prime example. From what I remember, it predates cascade, but brewers found the
    intensity of its aroma and flavor late boil offensive. Its super dank and grapefruity. Apollo
    and summit only...

  • Posted in thread: sugar levels in fruit on 07-24-2016 at 02:17 AM
    Here are some interesting Brix charts for different fruits:

  • Posted in thread: What do I call what I made ? on 07-23-2016 at 06:36 AM
    Probably an Apfelwein?

  • Posted in thread: How much slurry to use? on 07-21-2016 at 09:23 PM
    Around a cup, if it's a fairly standard brown ale (~1.050 ish). Or you can consult one of the
    starter calculators that supports slurry volumes, like Mr. Malty, to get more exact numbers.

  • Posted in thread: Forgetting Ingredients after a brew session on 07-20-2016 at 02:28 PM
    I hate this feeling... about halfway into my last batch I realized I didnt get any lactose...so
    my milk stout suddenly became just a stout.Lactose can easily be added to taste during
    bottling/kegging ...

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