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Posted in thread: Should bottle carbonation stop? on 01-16-2014 at 01:12 AM
I had an oatmeal stout that was a gusher. I added three 1/3 cups of corn sugar instead of three
1/4 cups. Anyway what I did to solve my problem was to pour two at a time in a gallon pitcher
and once t...
Posted in thread: Sorachi ace lager? on 11-16-2013 at 04:24 AM
Man I am in love with this hop! Good luck!
Posted in thread: "Nirvana" - Taking a shot at a Utopia's-like brew. on 11-16-2013 at 04:21 AM
Glad to see another CT brewer. But how are you going to get such a high OG on the "Nirvana"
batch with no base malt; unless Im missing something, I just got home from work and its late.As
for some fan...
Posted in thread: Replacing Dextrose With Malt Extract on 11-06-2012 at 04:55 PM
The new issue of BYO has an American Barleywine recipe I would like to try. In the all-grain
version, it calls for 14.1oz of dextrose (corn sugar). If I was to replace the sugar with a dry
Posted in thread: Heady Topper vs. Pliny on 08-27-2012 at 03:08 PM
I've never had Pliny, but I do have a case of Heady in my back fridge from a trip we took to
Stowe last week. I dont think that too many people outside of New England, let alone Vermont
have tried Hea...
Posted in thread: Extended dry hopping on 11-01-2011 at 02:39 AM
Wh are the effects of a beer being dry hopped for two weeks or more? I was going to bottle this
past Sunday on the 10th day if the dry hop, but this October storm has left Connecticut
powerless and my...
Posted in thread: Sam Adams Pine on 11-01-2011 at 01:36 AM
SA like to release test beers in the Boston area only driven by word of mouth. Last time I had
one, it was called the Brick House Red. While not a big SA fan, it was delicious. I think it
was an APA.
Posted in thread: What do you write on your bottle caps? on 10-23-2011 at 09:17 PM
It'll says it all. I put a batch number on mine. For example today I bottled batch 1117, an
American stout. The 11is for the year, and the 17 is the 17th batch of the year. I keep the
batch number wit...
Posted in thread: AHS New Zealand Rye IPA on 10-22-2011 at 08:31 PM
longer primary helps the yeast clean itself up.
Posted in thread: Brewing traditions and/or superstitions on 10-21-2011 at 07:28 PM
I take a shot of vodka after I add it to the air lock.