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01-11-2012

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01-30-2015 6:22 AM

    ABOUT ME

  • Beer,wine,baseball,MMA
  • Bus sales
  • Indie rock, 60's music, 90's rock
  • Seinfeld, Scrubs, Dexter Breaking Bad, The Wire, Lost
  • 1984
  • First non Mr. Beer brew went into fermenter on 1/7/2012...a Brewers Best extract Falconers IPA. Brewing 2.5 gallon batches to start due to space and equipment issues.
  • Looking to get a stout going soon
  • Blonde
  • n/a
  • Falconers Flight IPA
  • Male
  • Engaged
  • Windsor
  • CT

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  • Posted in thread: Gose not sour enough on 01-02-2015 at 02:37 PM
    Update:I went with the lactic acid. Used a whole 150ml bottle for my 5 gallon batch, and opened
    by first one last night. It's not bad! It added a fairly sharp tartness and the beer is
    drinkable which ...

  • Posted in thread: Gose not sour enough on 12-15-2014 at 04:06 PM
    Thanks for all the tips, will probably attempt to add lactic acid to get this batch at least
    drinkable even if it's not great, and will definitely pitch lacto next time around.

  • Posted in thread: Gose not sour enough on 12-15-2014 at 12:19 AM
    What kind of a yeast did you use first off. While acidic malts add a bit of a souring effect
    the type of yeast used also plays a huge role in producing flavors within fermentations. In a
    gose and many...

  • Posted in thread: Gose not sour enough on 12-14-2014 at 11:29 PM
    Hi all, this isn't a lambic or a "wild" beer but hoping this is a good place to ask this one. I
    brewed a tangerine Gose last week, attempting to use acid malt for a bit of tartness instead of
    lacto. J...

  • Posted in thread: ISO: Equipment on 10-27-2014 at 09:15 PM
    If anyone is looking to unload spare stuff, I'm looking to start expanding my setup.5+ gal
    carboysHydrometerRefractometer5 gal + brew pots, or electric setupsBottlesThere's probably
    more, but this is ...

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate Porter recipe critique (ag) on 03-17-2014 at 04:30 PM
    Just as a follow up here, I actually think the cocoa powder we used was a bit much. If I brew
    this again, i'll scale it back to maybe 5 oz or so instead of 8.

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate Porter recipe critique (ag) on 02-14-2014 at 06:26 PM
    I bottled yesterday, and the beer tastes great pre-carb. Thanks for all the advice, seems like
    a success as long as it carbs up properly!

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate Porter recipe critique (ag) on 02-07-2014 at 01:00 AM
    Ok update on mine:After crank and shake force carbing this beer (dont judge me lol) I'm
    starting to think I judged it too quickly. Still a little dry but the carbonation really helps.
    I'll still use a...

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate Porter recipe critique (ag) on 02-05-2014 at 11:58 PM
    ****, yes I did use that SD Super yeast. Hope there's some sweetness left after it's done!...if
    not, is there any decent way to add some at secondary?

  • Posted in thread: CT Brewers Check-In on 02-04-2014 at 07:04 PM
    That's awesome. I think Hooker does a beer with Munsons chocolate in it.Good luck with the
    brewday!Thank you sir, yes they do...in fact they must be doing another batch right now because
    he couldn't b...

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Bottled - Pacifica Pale, Otto Supreme IPA, Nelson DIPA, Sweet and (unintentionally) sour stout Secondary - Imperial stout split batch, half with bourbon and half with vanilla Primary - Tangerine Gose Next up - Citra DIPA, Peanut Butter Brown
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