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Posted in thread: Juniper Hops?? on 02-14-2011 at 03:02 PM
I was at Grizzly Peak Brewing Company last night in Ann Arbor, MI and I found myself enjoying
the Junicade Red (sp?). It was so damn good. I asked the server and was told Cascade and
Juniper hops. Jun...
Posted in thread: Is a Belgian Tripel too ambitious for a second brew? on 01-28-2011 at 03:58 AM
Is a Belgian Tripel too ambitious for a second brew?NoA Belgian Tripel is best brewed when
temps reach 80-85º (think summer brewing)
Posted in thread: Discovery Cancels Brewmasters on 01-21-2011 at 12:21 PM
This is a group consensus (7 to 10 people that agreed-believe it or not)...The problem is the
show was called Brewmasters. Where were all the other players? This show was an hour long
commercial for D...
Posted in thread: WLP099 High Gravity Yeast Technique? on 01-14-2011 at 03:54 PM
1. Needs heavy aeration. a. Aerate very heavily, 4 times as much as with a normal gravity beer.
Less oxygen dissolves into solution at high gravity. Aerate intermittently during first 5 days
Posted in thread: Does barleywine alcohol increase as it ages? on 01-13-2011 at 01:24 PM
...I'm gonna go against the grain here and say that yes, it does but only a small amount. I
think that if the beer has yeast in it, it can continue to eat away at the sugars very very
Posted in thread: Re-using yeast on 01-13-2011 at 01:07 PM
...I do it all the time. Keeps me brewing every 3 weeks....I've used the 1cup trub method for
at least 10 batches and it works great....What happens is that you develop your own house blend
Posted in thread: Sparge questions on 01-07-2011 at 06:08 PM
When performing a sparge, you are rinsing the grains and putting a halt to conversion.
Posted in thread: acquired kegs on craigslist and 2 are full! could they be drinkable? on 01-07-2011 at 06:04 PM
The Magic meatball says dump it! (its Miller)
Posted in thread: Re-using yeast on 01-07-2011 at 06:01 PM
1. I've never tried to re-use yeast before. >It works great, even faster than you would
think.2. How do you do it?>If you have a batch ready to go, you can pitch on top of yeast cake
or you can leave ...
Posted in thread: Does barleywine alcohol increase as it ages? on 01-07-2011 at 05:51 PM
Thanks. I thought so, but I wanted to be sure.