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Posted in thread: Advice on Those Pesky Molasses on 12-02-2012 at 04:28 AM
Tappar - That is interesting. I had one grolsch bottle that was leaking a few drops and we
drank it first. It was crazy strong on the molasses, but didn't have the weird bitter metallic
Posted in thread: Advice on Those Pesky Molasses on 12-01-2012 at 12:32 AM
Thanks, guys. I appreciate the input. I haven't dumped the 16oz batch yet, but I tried it when
I brewed the 4oz batch and it is still YUCK. I will keep trying for a couple of more weeks
anyway, but I'...
Posted in thread: Advice on Those Pesky Molasses on 11-29-2012 at 08:43 PM
I know I probably should have asked BEFORE I brewed, but...1) Does it matter what type of
molasses you use?2) When should you add them?3) How much is too much? I know that's a matter of
taste, but, if...
Posted in thread: Bleach solution in Water Bath/Swamp Cooler? on 06-09-2012 at 01:45 AM
I'm about to do something similar and I am planning to use a Starsan solution. Don't know if
that's right, but that is what I am planning.
Posted in thread: Recipe for Review on 06-08-2012 at 03:27 AM
This information is a gem of a take away for me because I can use it in all of my brewing. I
appreciate your responses. This is my third batch and my first stab at designing my own recipe.
I want to m...
Posted in thread: Recipe for Review on 06-07-2012 at 08:26 PM
Ahhh... I see. I understand the desire for control, and wanting to know exactly what is in your
brew. I'm sure that helps a lot with repeatability also. I didn't realize that other extracts
are pale e...
Posted in thread: Recipe for Review on 06-07-2012 at 07:12 PM
dcp - you are the second one to suggest switching to pale extract. Would you mind explaining
your reasoning for suggesting it. I'm a noob, and I would like to understand what the dark
extract has that...
Posted in thread: Recipe for Review on 06-07-2012 at 05:28 PM
Thank you all very much for your help. I am certainly not looking for an astringent quality and
while I do love my coffee, I am also not looking for a burnt coffee taste in my stout. I will
cut way ba...
Posted in thread: Recipe for Review on 06-06-2012 at 09:52 PM
Hello all,I am going to brew my first stout and my first batch from my very own recipe. I am so
excited I can't hardly stand it :D I would like to post my recipe for comment, so please let me
Posted in thread: Troubleshooting Mead on 05-22-2012 at 05:43 AM
Sounds good. I will give it a few more months and if the smell hasn't gone away, which it
sounds like it should have, then I will splash rack it. Thank you so much for taking the time
to answer my que...
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