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Posted in thread: Best way to add vanilla and bourbon to porter on 07-18-2016 at 10:33 PM
Hard to refute the positive experience from brewing a kit designed to be good.
Posted in thread: Best way to add vanilla and bourbon to porter on 07-18-2016 at 02:38 PM
That's a lot of bourbon for that. And that's a lot of vanilla bean unless that's what you are
after, though I've only used vanilla bean with a neutral liquor (vodka).
Posted in thread: Hop suggestions for Cream Ale on 07-18-2016 at 02:32 PM
I'm with ericbw here. The only time I only bitter is when I make my honey wheat or jalapeņo
blonde as I want that flavor to stand prominent.And I've only used Liberty in my one brewed,
but have it to ...
Posted in thread: Bittering W/ Cascade on 07-09-2016 at 03:54 AM
I brewed an overly hoppy pale ale using nothing but Cascade. For a 5.25 gal batch I used 1/2 oz
@ 70 mins, 1.75 oz @ 21/7 mins, and did a 49 min whirlpool and 7 day dry hop using 2 oz
each.This began ...
Posted in thread: Testing My Jalapeņo Ale on 06-29-2016 at 12:05 AM
Initially I was helped by a fellow of this forum making a jalapeņo beer. It began as a cream
ale but became a blonde (Smokin' Hot Blonde) over time.I was told to roast the jalapenos at
350* for 30 min...
Posted in thread: Ideal Beers For S-04 on 06-01-2016 at 01:52 AM
I'd actually like to see the recipes from you who have made ESBs and like them.Mine tastes
something like unsweetened tea. It's not bad really, but very far from what I've been after.
Posted in thread: Ideal Beers For S-04 on 05-31-2016 at 04:21 PM
I used a piece of packaging foam and cut out a small bit to accommodate the probe and wire and
taped a sliver of foam over the wire so only the probe is open. I use a piece of elastic that I
tied so a...
Posted in thread: Ideal Beers For S-04 on 05-31-2016 at 12:44 PM
I'm going to have to try it in a stout or porter. I don't care much for it in an ESB though.
Posted in thread: Ideal Beers For S-04 on 05-28-2016 at 05:59 AM
My latest, which isn't too dissimilar from previous brews other than the hop schedule, has been
(5.25 gals):6.5 lbs MO1 lb British crystal 701 lb Lyle's Golden Syrup (FO)1/2 lb carafoam0.75
Posted in thread: Ideal Beers For S-04 on 05-28-2016 at 12:51 AM
A stout is precisely what I figured it would be good for. Roasty grains would probably meld
well with it.