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Posted in thread: What makes a session IPA on 04-13-2013 at 06:48 PM
I've noticed a proliferation of "session" IPAs popping up recently. I've like a lot of them and
am trying to figure out what characterizes them besides the obvious (alcohol content).Are they
Posted in thread: Adding coconut flakes to a cream ale on 04-13-2013 at 06:18 PM
I'm getting ready to move the beer to secondary and onto the coconut flakes. I'm only going
with about 8 oz of toasted flakes this go around. Don't want to have too much...I like the idea
of using coc...
Posted in thread: Heading to Portland and looking for brewery/taproom suggestions on 04-07-2013 at 07:24 PM
So many to choose from. It's already been mentioned but it bears repeating: Cascade Barrel
House is not to be missed and their large selection of sours is a good change of pace from the
majority of th...
Posted in thread: Advise on my stout recipe on 04-07-2013 at 07:13 PM
I'm doing a coconut cream ale and am wondering about timing on adding lactose as well. Leaning
towards adding it at the end of the boil but not sure.
Posted in thread: Adding coconut flakes to a cream ale on 04-07-2013 at 05:15 PM
After reading a bit more I think I am going to:1. Toast the flakes and put them in a paper bag
to dry them out and extract as much of the oils as I can2. Add the flakes to secondary and
leave them for...
Posted in thread: Adding coconut flakes to a cream ale on 04-06-2013 at 07:03 PM
Hey all,Had an excellent coconut cream ale at a recent beer fest in Seattle. I have a great
cream ale recipe and was thinking about adding coconut flakes to re-create this beer.A couple
Posted in thread: Do golden naked oats need to be mashed? on 02-19-2013 at 11:37 PM
Maybe ask LHBS to see what they suggest?Sorry, what's LHBS?
Posted in thread: Do golden naked oats need to be mashed? on 02-18-2013 at 11:09 PM
I don't mill any of my oats ever. Never heard of the kind your using but with flaked oats I
don't mill. With steel cut oats I do bake them.Yeah, seems like there are varying opinions out
there. I don'...
Posted in thread: Do golden naked oats need to be mashed? on 02-18-2013 at 07:58 PM
Should they be milled? I was going to use them in-place of of a rolled or flaked oat in a stout
recipe so was did not put them through the mill. I was also thinking about toasting them in the