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Posted in thread: Dry stout - A few questions on 12-26-2010 at 07:55 AM
I think if you are going for a classic dry stout, roasted barley is critical. Try to find the
lower srm barley (350) and it will take that roastiness down a level. If you use that then you
Posted in thread: Chinook Single hop special pale...I would love thoughts comments.. on 12-25-2010 at 10:02 PM
Ive made several all Chinook hopped pales, IPAs and ambers. Chinook hops are the best. I love
that aggressive, biting bitterness they provide. They are great for dryhopping too!
Posted in thread: Crazy, thick-ass yeast sludge on top of beer on 12-10-2010 at 07:18 PM
A lot of people, including me, will leave beer on the primary for four to six weeks with no
problems at all. The longest I've ever gone in two months with no off taste at all. In fact,
they tend to be...
Posted in thread: Crazy, thick-ass yeast sludge on top of beer on 12-10-2010 at 07:02 PM
Clean and sanitize your airlock, then leave it alone for a few more weeks. Sounds like normal
krausen/floaty yeast to me.
Posted in thread: Men's Room Red by Elysian on 12-04-2010 at 01:48 AM
Has anyone had this? It's a promotional beer by Elysian for a Seattle radio show (funny
btw)Anyway, it's really quite a nice red ale. Malt forward with hints of caramel and toast and
a really nice hop...
Posted in thread: Anyone done an all Brett beer? on 11-21-2010 at 03:56 AM
I've done an all brett brown ale with brett L.. Made a big starter (I think 1 gallon, been a
while) and pitched it like a normal yeast (aeration, temps a little higher at 75) and it took
off like a ro...
Posted in thread: Columbus hop profile on 10-20-2010 at 01:58 AM
yeah, but how'd you know?
Posted in thread: Columbus hop profile on 10-20-2010 at 01:21 AM
Raising a thread from the dead, I just tapped an all Columbus IPA, and it is FANTASTIC! Big
earthy, resiny hop flavor, very powerful. used about five ounces total, most where late
additions, with a 1....
Posted in thread: Beer with a buzz on 10-17-2010 at 12:36 AM
Good name! Nope the beer will be just fine.
Posted in thread: Help break down a recipe pls. on 10-17-2010 at 12:34 AM
Well, figure about 1.25 to 1/2 Quarts strike water per pound of grain. Figure about .3 quarts
of absorption per pound of grain, Then figure out how much sparge water you will need to
collect 6 or 7 ga...