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  • Posted in thread: illinois oi oi oi on 02-07-2016 at 07:00 PM
    Welcome, from yet another Illinoisian.

  • Posted in thread: Dortmunder Export Advice on 02-07-2016 at 04:06 PM
    There are still breweries there, they just don't brew what "Dortmunders" were.Ok, that got me
    curious enough to actually look it up, and the two leading examples of the style in the 2015
    BJCP style gu...

  • Posted in thread: Dortmunder Export Advice on 02-06-2016 at 09:29 PM
    Probably because no one in Dortmund brews one anymore.DAB doesn't brew in Dortmund anymore? Or
    Kronen? I didn't know that.

  • Posted in thread: Dortmunder Export Advice on 02-06-2016 at 07:27 PM
    My co-brewer and I are brewing what the new guidelines call a German Helles Exportbier -
    previously called a Dortmunder Export. I've listened to St. Jamil's podcast on brewing
    Dortmunders and perused ...

  • Posted in thread: How many of you have moved to no-secondary? on 02-06-2016 at 06:51 PM
    One beer that I use secondary on often is an IPA with a ton of hop matter in the wort.
    Sometimes, I'll rack into secondary before dry hopping to leave a bunch of the crap at the
    bottom. Or sometimes I...

  • Posted in thread: Transitioning to All Grain on 02-06-2016 at 06:44 PM
    This was my guide on my first all-grain brew day, Denny Conn's cheap and easy batch sparge
    brewing page. Honestly, I don't do a lot differently now. @Denny

  • Posted in thread: Transitioning to All Grain on 02-06-2016 at 04:10 PM
    Hi @zmster2033 BIAB is a great option, as suggested above. You'll a find a subforum dedicated
    to it, under the All-Grain forum. Spend some time reading through threads there, it will be
    helpful. If yo...

  • Posted in thread: Under-attenuated barleywine - what happened? on 02-06-2016 at 04:02 PM
    Looks like you used mostly extract, so your really bound my how fermentable that extract is. I
    think this is the biggest issue for you. Also, a FG of 1.032 isn't way high for a barleywine,
    the FG rang...

  • Posted in thread: How important is mash temperature, *really*? on 02-05-2016 at 12:26 PM
    It seems people are talking about two different things here: does mash temp matter and does a
    difference of a degree matter? Two very different questions, in my opinion. Mash temps matter a
    lot. But i...

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