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Posted in thread: Big beer on 03-25-2016 at 12:13 AM
Just my opinion but I wouldn't add lactose. I think you are looking for more body but not
necessarily sweetness. I find big sweet beers to taste syrupy. With a wee heavy or imperial
stout you probably...
Posted in thread: No carbonation in 10% Imperial IPA after 2 months on 07-28-2015 at 05:42 PM
Patience, grasshopper. Two weeks is but a drop in the ocean for a beer that high ABV.
Seriously, even if you added fresh yeast it could take a month. You probably put a lot of time
and money into thos...
Posted in thread: Hello brewing world on 03-26-2015 at 02:17 AM
Hey Auger. I'm an Auger as well and my family is originally from CT. I wonder if we are
Posted in thread: Hop Bags? on 08-07-2014 at 03:55 PM
If I am doing a bunch of additions I use a BIAB bag that I tie loosely to one of the pot
handles. For each addition I open it up and chuck the hops in then loop the end around the
handle again. Kinda ...
Posted in thread: Yeast for a tripel on 03-23-2014 at 11:26 PM
I usually add more yeast when I bottle if the beer is over 8 or 9 %. By that point the yeast is
usually pretty well done. I usually add about 1/2 pack at bottling. You could argue that there
is still ...
Posted in thread: Culturelle for Lacto? on 03-16-2014 at 04:11 PM
So my wife is a doctor and I was talking to her about doing a sour mash using lactobacillus to
make a sour beer. She asked if I could do it using Culturelle since it is just lactobacillus.
Has anyone ...
Posted in thread: Brew Dogs... on 11-06-2013 at 07:30 PM
I don't know if anyone has mentioned this yet, I only skimmed the other pages.I like the show
but it bugs me that they don't tell you the ingredients, like exactly what grains and
proportions or what ...
Posted in thread: Fun for all the family on 10-28-2013 at 05:00 PM
Just last Friday my 3 year old stirred the mash while I poured the grains in. She thought it
was fun to help me brew. Funny thing is, she can't pronounce "beer" all that well so it sounds
more like "b...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Wheat Cream Ale on 10-23-2013 at 05:34 PM
I know it is getting late for a pumpkin brew, but this turned out really well so I thought I
would post it. 6 lb 2-Row4 lb Wheat Malt.5 lb Crystal 40.5 lb Honey Malt1 oz Cascade 60
minutes1 lb Lactose...
Posted in thread: NorcalBrewing Solutions Giveaway! on 10-09-2013 at 04:56 PM