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  • Posted in thread: Recommended Recipe Locator : Updated on 07-09-2014 at 07:43 PM
    Here's a great resource of NHC gold medal winning beers from 2004-2013, indexed by

  • Posted in thread: Body and Aging on 06-12-2014 at 01:25 PM
    We all know that our bodies usually get worse with aging but what about with beer?I know
    alcohol levels will mellow and flavors change and meld, butwill the body and mouthfeel of an
    aged beer improve ...

  • Posted in thread: Dissolving K-meta on 04-15-2014 at 12:22 AM
    Thanks for the answer!Hopefully the K-meta won't hurt? Will I need to heat the must in order to
    dissolve the Ksorbate?Thanks agin.

  • Posted in thread: Using Kettle Finings on 04-14-2014 at 12:50 AM
    You can also add gelatin post fermentation to clear up the beer. Mostly for yeast, but some
    proteins will drop out.

  • Posted in thread: 1st timer; krausen for a day or so, now nothing on 04-14-2014 at 12:47 AM
    1.002 or 1.020? If it's the former, then yes, something is potentially wrong. 1.002 will have a
    pretty cidery flavor to it, or possibly wild yeast has dropped it this low. If it's the latter,
    you're i...

  • Posted in thread: Dissolving K-meta on 04-14-2014 at 12:04 AM
    I just added 1/4 tsp of K-meta to my 5 gallon cider batch. I didn't dissolve it in boiled water
    prior, just sanitized the measuring spoon, dropped it in, then stirred with another sanitized
    spoon. The...

  • Posted in thread: Alt substitution for competition on 03-27-2014 at 12:36 AM
    Oh duh, I just thought of California Common.

  • Posted in thread: Alt substitution for competition on 03-27-2014 at 12:34 AM
    We're hosting a competition in a few months that is limited to "American Styles", one beer I
    already have on tap is a Dusseldorf Alt. Any American Style category I may be able to sneak an
    Alt into?My ...

  • Posted in thread: 2004-2013 NHC Gold Medal Recipes on 03-01-2014 at 03:14 PM
    I'm also working on a map of where NHC medal beers are coming from. It could be used as an aide
    to which region you would prefer to submit your beers with the stiffest or weakest competition.
    Stay tun...

  • Posted in thread: 2004-2013 NHC Gold Medal Recipes on 02-27-2014 at 11:10 PM
    Yeah, an updated version with newer medal winning recipe stats and inclusion of newer hops,
    grains, processes, etc would be awesome! Until then, you can kind of get that from looking at
    all these reci...