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Posted in thread: Invert Sugar and Candy Sugar on 07-12-2010 at 03:23 PM
While I agree with the latter twoparagraphs, the first statement although true is not the point
of why traditionally people use invert over non-invert. There seems to be a split perception on
this in ...
Posted in thread: "Session" IPA's - let's hear it! on 06-28-2010 at 07:01 PM
At least one source I have read says that most likely the first historical IPAs brewed at
Burton on Trent would have been 1.050 OG, and would have been 100+ IBUs since they were hopped
at a level equi...
Posted in thread: "Session" IPA's - let's hear it! on 06-25-2010 at 03:49 PM
I think this is the result of what I call the craft brew "arms race". More hops, more alcohol,
stronger yeast flavors. Everyone is trying to outdo everyone else.A problem with this is that
people new ...
Posted in thread: "Session" IPA's - let's hear it! on 06-25-2010 at 03:31 PM
This is EXACTLY the spirit of the OP! Based on some posts in other threads, I wanted to get a
discussion going about "session" IPAs!:mug:Well, Cheers then!History aside, I think that just
by virtue of...
Posted in thread: "Session" IPA's - let's hear it! on 06-24-2010 at 10:24 PM
Just to nitpick (and incite), the BJCP guidelines are nonsense. IPA as originally intended, and
indeed for the majority of its history as a style, was pretty much a session ale. The
well-known 'fact' ...
Posted in thread: Anybody brew cask ales? on 06-09-2010 at 12:02 PM
I use these for all my cask ale needs. Ignore the Party Star Deluxe Tap System and all that
nonsense and just vent the excess CO2 at the top and just dispense using gravity. You can see
that Wells sel...
Posted in thread: 1501 Koyt Bier on 06-04-2010 at 12:38 AM
Had my eye on this one for awhile, Bob, thanks so much for posting it. Think I'll give it a go
on Sunday. I'll let you know how it turns out. Ha, just checked my logs and I've done 30 brews
in 2010 so...
Posted in thread: 17th century French beer? on 03-08-2010 at 04:42 PM
The sources out there indicate that spruce beer dominated the beer scene in Quebec at the time,
and it seems that this would have been made by boiling spruce twigs in water and then using
that as the ...
Posted in thread: Truly traditional Porters? on 03-08-2010 at 03:30 PM
Yeah, the Barclay Perkins blog is a fantastic resource. Though they balance out the depth of
research with poor editing in many cases. Obviously should read 2.92.
Posted in thread: Truly traditional Porters? on 03-07-2010 at 04:59 PM
Flyangler, WLP023 in a porter seems counterintuitive but potentially really interesting. Any