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Posted in thread: English ale yeast and low carbonation on 07-22-2013 at 11:29 PM
I have a question I thought I'd throw out and see if anybody might have an answer.I typically
use White Labs yeasts if my beers, and this spring brewed about 5 batches of English style
bitters using L...
Posted in thread: Amazing Ferment on 11-20-2012 at 12:37 AM
I have found that dark beers always require a blowoff tube. For whatever reason they go crazy.
Nice fermentation though!
Posted in thread: Aged beer on 11-20-2012 at 12:32 AM
Went to a friend's house to discover he had an IPA I made about 9 months ago still in his
fridge. It was a black IPA, not too crazy on the hops and with a generous amount of roasted
barley. We drank i...
Posted in thread: Coconut Pineapple Beer on 11-15-2012 at 05:50 PM
I made a coconut stout a year ago. I toasted the coconut and added it to the secondary. You are
correct that the oils prevent any head retention. Maybe the toasting really does matter, cause
it had a ...
Posted in thread: Where can I find German Hops? on 11-15-2012 at 05:55 AM
Posted in thread: Mango Question on 11-15-2012 at 12:59 AM
Not for nothing, but I made a watermellon wheat over the summer. I added the watermellon
(pureed in the blender first) after pasteurizing it (direction can be found online) to the
Posted in thread: Where can I find German Hops? on 11-15-2012 at 12:40 AM
Thanks! I actually did get my hands on some whole leaf Hallertau from the US, but then I read
it was a terrible addition for an authentic Altbier. I may be too fussy and should just use the
Posted in thread: Where can I find German Hops? on 11-14-2012 at 04:25 PM
Hello! I'm beginning to brew some Altbiers and want to use German leaf hops. Problem is, the
few sites I have ordered from claim country of origin is Germany, but in fact they are American
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial and Yeast on 02-15-2012 at 07:39 PM
Hi! I'm planning on making a 3 gallon batch of Russian Imperial around 10% alcohol from
extract. My question deals with the yeast. I typically use Safale English yeast, but was
wondering if there is s...
Posted in thread: Newbie Starter Questions on 04-20-2011 at 03:58 PM
Personally, I have never done a starter with the dry yeasts and have never had an issue. I just
figure it's one more step in the process that doesn't really need to be done. Im sure someday
that will ...