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Posted in thread: Viking Blod - Recipe Assistance on 11-07-2012 at 04:01 PM
I like the idea of a 'Hibiscus Tea' a lot. Was also thinking next time around to add the last 5
or so pounds of honey in stages (perhaps along with the nutrient additions), so the yeast don't
Posted in thread: My GF says she wants it Doggie Style on 10-15-2012 at 02:18 AM
Thanks Lechien! Quite a bit different than either of the other two recipes I saw... I'll have
to get her judgement on this batch and make yours next time...Exactly right or not, we're
looking forward ...
Posted in thread: My GF says she wants it Doggie Style on 10-14-2012 at 02:16 AM
Neighbor is amiss, so no chance to peek at my book I loaned him.I went with the Pilsner 2-Row,
the Crystal 120, and threw in about 3/4 ounce of chocolate just to hedge my bets. Nobody local
seems to s...
Posted in thread: My GF says she wants it Doggie Style on 10-11-2012 at 06:45 PM
Thanks, very good to know... My copy is across the street at my neighbors house the last month
or two. I should get it back and see what they say. (most everything I've brewed out of that
book has bee...
Posted in thread: My GF says she wants it Doggie Style on 10-11-2012 at 05:33 PM
OK, Serious questions, though... American 2-Row or Belgian Pilsner? (All-Grain here, I have
50lbs of two-row kicking around, but if it would make a difference, I'd go buy 10lbs loose
Pilsner to make a...
Posted in thread: My GF says she wants it Doggie Style on 10-11-2012 at 05:09 PM
A very good suggestion, but when my SO asks me for Doggie Style, I think the ONLY appropriate
response is "Yes Ma'am"(Let me know how that Ragin' Bitch works out for you, though... haha)
Posted in thread: Viking Blod - Recipe Assistance on 10-11-2012 at 04:09 PM
Honestly, I think closer to 18-19lbs is where I would go next time, but I think I'd run it
through a 'mead calculator' of some sort if there is such a thing. (I'm guessing my 18-19lbs on
the batch spl...
Posted in thread: Viking Blod - Recipe Assistance on 10-11-2012 at 06:47 AM
Hmmm been a while, but I recall putting the dried hibiscus in at flame-out and letting them do
their thing until the wort was at fermentation temperature. The mead picked up a lovely red hue
Posted in thread: My GF says she wants it Doggie Style on 10-11-2012 at 06:22 AM
So asked my girlfriend what her favorite beer is, told her she could pick any style from
anywhere in the world... She tells the story of visiting the Woody Creek Brewpub in Colorado
back in '92 and ge...
Posted in thread: Portland area hop growers; seeing shoots yet? on 04-12-2012 at 12:21 PM
I've got a couple of 2nd year plants that both have 3"-4" shoots on them.No mulch. Eastern