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Posted in thread: Yooper's Oatmeal Stout on 07-29-2015 at 04:49 PM
My local, the grape and granary, in Akron oh, has it. You could probably sub Crisp roasted
Posted in thread: Coldbreak Brewing Herms Giveaway! on 07-28-2015 at 11:40 AM
Posted in thread: Trying to get 16% out of London Ale on 07-23-2015 at 04:10 PM
Good thought, smelly, I was going to suggest looking at the recipe for 120 minute that was in
Zymurgy, where they add boiled strong sugar solution to the fermenting wort. You could do the
same with DM...
Posted in thread: Adding Red Color to a Mead on 07-22-2015 at 03:45 PM
I've had hibiscus tea & it's pretty tart--not an objectionable flavor, but not flavorless. You
might want to make a tea out of what you're going to use first & taste it. Or steep a small
amount as a t...
Posted in thread: Common Room ESB on 07-15-2015 at 07:50 PM
Love the 1469-has some pear-like fruity esters that really benefit a bee r like this.
Posted in thread: Common Room ESB on 07-09-2015 at 12:34 PM
Zippy, for bittering hops, I would make the adjustment. For late hops, probably not. However, I
get 4.24 g. of 6.6% to equal 7 g. of 4%
Posted in thread: How many people make yeast starters? on 07-06-2015 at 03:31 PM
I try to make a starter if OG is over 1.050. Have never had any noticeable issues pitching a
Wyeast smack-pack directly. Had a White labs vial (007) that I should have made a starter
for--had it deliv...
Posted in thread: First batch on 06-19-2015 at 06:27 PM
Agree with hanuswalrus. You probably do have a thin layer of yeast at the bottom--next one you
open, after pouring the beer,put a little water in & shake it up & pour into a glass.
Posted in thread: Help with my first recipe attempt APA on 06-19-2015 at 03:54 PM
You could try it with half the amount of crystal malt & see if that's better.
Posted in thread: Help with my first recipe attempt APA on 06-17-2015 at 03:57 PM
To my taste, some of the Deschutes beers sometimes have a "fruit cocktail" note, but they use
something similar to 1187, I think.I made a "banana beer" once, an IPA made with 1098, which
got too warm....