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Posted in thread: Input Needed to increase body on 03-20-2016 at 07:00 PM
I agree with the others on shorter mash times. The longer you mash, the less dextrins (long
chain carbohydrates) you have left, and these help to provide body. You can also add some
grains with more p...
Posted in thread: The AHA! moment, mash temp, and thin/dry beer on 03-20-2016 at 06:52 PM
Hops? Hop flavor and aroma can easily overpower malty flavors. Try backing off on the flavor
and aroma hops. I have two lagers on tap now, with fairy similar recipes, both with ~20% corn.
You can read...
Posted in thread: Single infusion vs. step mash for wheat on 03-20-2016 at 06:42 PM
Clear or not is more often a function of the yeast you use. Many traditional wheat and wit
yeast are poor flocculators. If you want cloudy, a good way is to add a little starch to your
boil. This will...
Posted in thread: The 2016 NHC - Results/Speculation Thread on 03-19-2016 at 02:57 AM
I've been absent from the forum for a while - new job. I skipped entering last year, but got
serious for this year. Two of five are headed to the finals. A light lager and a light hybrid
Posted in thread: Homebrew competition in State College on 11-07-2015 at 04:26 AM
Hi All. We've finally gotten a club up and running in State College, and we feel we are ready
to host a competition. Deadline for entries is Friday Nov. 20th
Posted in thread: Ocas Lishky (Pilsner Urquell Clone) on 11-07-2015 at 04:16 AM
I still like the aromatic, but the toasted malt is what I used to finally give me the czech
flavor. Without it, it just ended up more like a German pils.
Posted in thread: HomebrewSupply Recipe Giveaway on 11-04-2015 at 01:18 PM
All grain Kolsch
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In as well
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Posted in thread: NHC HBT Scavenger Hunt on 06-09-2014 at 05:45 PM
I'm in. See you Thursday!p.s. no IPA - I got busy and haven't dry hopped it yet. I will have my
2 final round pilsners with me though. Maybe some others.