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Posted in thread: Weizenbock critique on 01-23-2015 at 05:55 PM
Brewed on 1/18. Efficiency was poor. Ended up at 1.060 post boil. Had some issues draining the
mash tun even with a pound of hulls. Ended up moving it into a nylon sack which i think hurt me
Posted in thread: Weizenbock critique on 01-18-2015 at 06:56 PM
This style is, technically, an ale. "Bock" designation does not necessarily mean a lager. It's
just a tax bracket used to classify higher abv beers. This style uses hefe yeast and is known
for spice a...
Posted in thread: Weizenbock critique on 11-01-2014 at 09:39 PM
good catch. I clicked flaked in my software. will use malted wheat.
Posted in thread: Weizenbock critique on 11-01-2014 at 06:35 PM
I'm not opposed to decoctions, step mashes, etc. I tend to use Northern Brewer. Due to it's
lineage it's similar to noble hops but with more alpha acid which provides a better value for
Posted in thread: All my IPAs taste the same on 10-31-2014 at 05:02 PM
I've tried aging my hoppy beers longer as of late. It seems like it takes at least 4 weeks for
nice hop flavors to emerge.
Posted in thread: American Amber in Development on 10-27-2014 at 12:30 AM
Looks good. Not a fan of Simcoe in general and I don't think it would be beneficial in this
style. I would consider another fruitball hop like Amarillo. If you're set on Simcoe then I'd
Posted in thread: Imperial Amber V2 "Jenny Is A Punk" on 10-25-2014 at 11:19 PM
Brewed this rendition about a six weeks ago and it's now properly aged and ready. C120/SpecB
was replaced with all Simpson's C150 for the total amount of 1.5#. I figured this would be
safer than playi...
Posted in thread: Bittering hop somewhere between Magnum and Chinook on 10-19-2014 at 07:53 PM
This is an "Imperial Amber". Need something that won't displace caramel malt and fruity hop
flavors but still stand up to 1.070 OG.
Posted in thread: Hoppy Amber all grain recipe critique on 10-18-2014 at 03:34 AM
You're making super bitter hop bombs that won't really let your burnt sugar and hop flavors
come up.I'm playing with a hoppy imperialized amber. Actually drinking my latest experiment as
I type.My cha...
Posted in thread: Bittering hop somewhere between Magnum and Chinook on 10-18-2014 at 03:25 AM
It's a thought but I'm using 6-7 ounces of late hops. Don't really want to buy more than I have