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Posted in thread: Plum-like Flavor on 05-05-2016 at 06:01 AM
I didn't mention, but my first attempt used 3/4 lb of Special B but missed the mark so I
increased it a bit.
Posted in thread: Plum-like Flavor on 05-05-2016 at 05:01 AM
Thanks for that!
Posted in thread: Plum-like Flavor on 05-04-2016 at 09:25 PM
I tried my first revision of what I'm calling my red plum ale. Initially I had made an old ale
and wanted something less alcoholic with a more plum/raisin flavor.It may need a bit more time
Posted in thread: Barley Wine Fermentation for a Beginner on 04-29-2016 at 12:36 AM
For most beers I give 3 weeks fermentation time. But then my beers are generally well below
barleywine ABV (I did do one old ale ~8%). For something very high an additional week of
Posted in thread: Absolutely No Head on 04-17-2016 at 07:10 PM
At the bar last night and talked with the bartender about my jalapeņo beers not holding a head
and the possibility of oils being the killer so he muddled a piece and put it in beer. It did
reduce the ...
Posted in thread: Cleaning Glassware on 04-16-2016 at 10:14 PM
Way back when I use to use dish soap to clean my glassware. I had issues with head retention
and was told this was an issue. I did a salt scrub on them all and have been using old Star San
and a spong...
Posted in thread: Absolutely No Head on 04-15-2016 at 10:13 PM
Hold on a second! I'm at a food truck park Red Solo cupping it and I have minimal head
retention. It's not much, but it's there.I use to wash my glasses with dish soap until I found
out it was bad. I ...
Posted in thread: Absolutely No Head on 04-15-2016 at 08:10 PM
My process has been to roast the boiled jalapeņos at 350* for 30 mins and slice thin. The
others are left raw and sliced thin, and placed in liquor for a few weeks and used as a "dry
pepper" for 7 day...
Posted in thread: Absolutely No Head on 04-15-2016 at 08:06 PM
"You think that's bad, try being married for 20+ years!"I hear you! This was a part of an
extreme bribe along with nice rye whiskey and 5 cigars! She knows my weaknesses!
Posted in thread: Absolutely No Head on 04-15-2016 at 08:05 PM
I will be conducting an experiment here soon comparing the use of jalapeņos in the boil vs
using them as an extract in liquor and "dry peppered." Not what I was wanting to compare but
maybe something ...