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Posted in thread: "Mojo" by Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers on 04-13-2013 at 01:24 AM
I may be late to the party, but I'm glad I didn't miss it altogether. I'm a long time Petty fan
but never got around to this album. Immediately, upon first listen, I was shocked at how great
Posted in thread: How will this Yeast Change My Stout? on 02-18-2013 at 03:14 PM
I recently purchased a True Brew Irish Stout kit from my local homebrew store. It was the only
stout kit they had on hand. Aftter talking about a few of my favorite stouts (Bear republic
Black Stout, ...
Posted in thread: Best Way to Enhance the Caramel Flavor? on 12-28-2012 at 03:53 PM
Add more crystal/caramel malt. Use more than one "L" rating. So for example use 1/4 lb of C40,
1/4 lb of C80 and 1/4 lb of Special B. You could add more, but by the time you get to a full
pound of cry...
Posted in thread: Best Way to Enhance the Caramel Flavor? on 12-28-2012 at 03:51 PM
What kind of caramel are you talking about? Do you want some caramel candy flavor or some
caramel malt flavor? the caramel malt flavor will depend on what the roast is but it is safe to
steep all cara...
Posted in thread: Advice Needed on Adding Molasses, Vanilla Beans, Cocoa Powder on 12-28-2012 at 03:34 PM
I'm going to be brewing an Ipswich Oatmeal Stout clone (5 gal, extract) purchased from AHB.
Here's a link to the product: brew should taste great as is, but I'm debating making a few
additions just f...
Posted in thread: Dry "Hopping" with Breakfast Cereal? on 12-28-2012 at 01:34 AM
I would not recommend that. Anything you can find would probably be filled with artificial
ingredients that I think could ruin your beer.If you want chocolate flavor, use chocolate
extract made for br...
Posted in thread: Best Way to Enhance the Caramel Flavor? on 12-28-2012 at 01:26 AM
If I'm brewing a 5 gal stout extract kit, what's the best way to boost the caramel flavor? Add
more crystal malt? If so, how much and when? Do I need to remove something to "make room" for
the extra c...
Posted in thread: Dry "Hopping" with Breakfast Cereal? on 12-28-2012 at 01:19 AM
I'm going to brew a stout soon and was wondering if floating some kind of chocolatey breakfast
cereal would enhance the aroma and /or flavor. What are the potential pitfalls of doing this?
If it's doa...
Posted in thread: Recipe Etiquette? How to Make a Brew "Your Own" on 12-21-2012 at 03:01 PM
Was going to edit my original post to ask if I was simply overthinking this whole concept, but
based on the first two responses it looks like I am.
Posted in thread: Recipe Etiquette? How to Make a Brew "Your Own" on 12-21-2012 at 02:51 PM
Just wondering what the brewing community's thoughts are on recipe etiquette, and what makes a
brew "your own". What I mean is, I've done a few extract kit beers now, and I'm ready to start