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Posted in thread: Looking for a recipe on 03-22-2011 at 02:54 PM
Recently, my lady and I had Sea Dog Old East India IPA. She LOVED it and wants me to brew up
something similar. I did some recipe searching around HBT but couldn't find anything that fit
the bill. Doe...
Posted in thread: Cold Steeping on 03-17-2011 at 09:33 PM
The 5.5gal version of your Vader IPA (stellar name, dude) calls for 5oz of hops. The one I
listed above calls for 9.5oz. Should this alarm me? I certainly don't want to end up with
something that tast...
Posted in thread: Cold Steeping on 03-17-2011 at 08:54 PM
That was my original issue. I was pitching at 80-85 degrees ( my lady and I HATE being cold).
My brews were coming out with the most horrendous cough-medicine taste. For the peach I just
made, I dropp...
Posted in thread: Cold Steeping on 03-17-2011 at 08:29 PM
Thanks for the motivation and encouragement! Unfortunately, after brewing 5 different beers
I've only made one that I consider potable (my most recent...a peach wheat). I'd like to get at
least a few ...
Posted in thread: Cold Steeping on 03-17-2011 at 07:46 PM
I've decided upon a black IPA for my next brew. Not being seasoned enough to play with all
grain stuff, I found this recipe on HBT crafted by damdaman in this thread ( lbs light DME (3
lbs. at start ...
Posted in thread: First Time using a Secondary on 02-25-2011 at 08:44 PM
Hey Folks,This is my fifth brew and my lady wanted a peach beer (let's be honest, I love fruit
beer, too). I'm following a hybrid recipe between and . The ingredients I've used are 6.6lbs of
Posted in thread: 2 Newb Questions on 02-10-2011 at 09:36 PM
Yeah, I've had more brands of hefeweizen than I care to recall. I love the stuff and am
familiar with the flavor. My batch is definately NOT it! lolThanks again everyone for the info.
I'll look into a...
Posted in thread: 2 Newb Questions on 02-10-2011 at 07:53 PM
RE:1) Thanks for the input. I'll likely dump them as they are nasty and I could use the bottles
for other, more promising brews. I'm not too scared of bombs as I brewed a stout before this
hef which s...
Posted in thread: 2 Newb Questions on 02-10-2011 at 04:14 PM
1)My second batch of beer ever was a True Brew hefeweizen kit. As the directions suggested, I
fermented the wort for a week before bottling. I've since come to realize that this is far too
early and t...
Posted in thread: Blueberry Wheat bear gone wrong on 02-07-2011 at 10:08 PM
I'm absolutely NOT an expert on beer brewing yet. However, I just brewed a blueberry wheat
yesterday that came in an ingredient kit put together by my local brew shop. Other than the