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Posted in thread: Boulevard Smokestack Sixth Glass/Bourbon Barrel Quad on 05-30-2012 at 03:21 PM
I wouldn't get too hung up on the numbers. If anything, I'd shoot a little low, like 10% ABV
including all of your sugars should be fine. I don't think aiming for 11.8% ABV is necessary
for the beer t...
Posted in thread: Boulevard Smokestack Sixth Glass/Bourbon Barrel Quad on 05-29-2012 at 11:16 PM
Quadruples are the hardest beer I've ever brewed, and the only beer I've tried to make that
turned out undrinkable (twice). A 1.115 OG with only 70% attenuation would be undrinkably sweet
to me. That'...
Posted in thread: Do you ever get tired of big beers? on 05-11-2012 at 09:01 PM
I think weather definitely has a lot to do with it. I've spent today planning a trip to the
lake in July with some old friends and am just giddy at the thought of sitting out on a pontoon
Posted in thread: Skunk versus Sour? on 05-11-2012 at 08:51 PM
I am thinking it is primarily a change in aroma which I honestly don't fully mind. I just
wonder how I am supposed to know what the flavor is and isn't designed to be. Supposedly it is
Posted in thread: Skunk versus Sour? on 05-11-2012 at 08:37 PM
I actually noticed the same skunky flavor in Dupont from my local bottle shop. I assumed it was
from the green bottle since it was sitting on the top shelf right under some nice fluorescent
Posted in thread: Free Sierra Nevada Tshirt! on 04-25-2012 at 08:31 PM
Also, i just recieved an email from SN saying that my shirt has shipped!! I had no can or
bottle in my picture that I submitted, just SWMBO and I at the beach.Same here. My picture was
me with the dog...
Posted in thread: Free Sierra Nevada Tshirt! on 04-17-2012 at 03:10 PM
Has anybody who has submitted a picture in the last couple days heard anything back? I
submitted mine yesterday and only got the acknowledgement email saying they received my entry.
Posted in thread: molasses n ginger on 02-29-2012 at 02:10 PM
I have no experience with either of those ingredients, but your post immediately made me drool
thinking of a beer that tastes like the ginger snaps I used to gorge myself on as a kid. I say
go for it ...
Posted in thread: IPA remains cloudy. on 02-29-2012 at 02:01 PM
I'm guessing the reason mine is cloudy to begin with is because I used so many hops that it was
almost impossible to siphon, so I poured it into the fermenter through a strainer so I would
lose as lit...
Posted in thread: IPA remains cloudy. on 02-28-2012 at 09:06 PM
How did this turn out? I have a young IPA that looks very similar to the one in your picture
and I'm hoping a week or so in the fridge will fix it.