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Posted in thread: ESB results!! on 02-25-2011 at 02:58 AM
Hey everyone, I brewed up an ESB around christmas time, and I'm just about out of it now
(saving one bottle for a school competition).I think it came out pretty tasty! Here's the
recipe, and a picture...
Posted in thread: Mad River Pale Ale on 02-25-2011 at 02:53 AM
Sorry for the late response guys, I haven't been on here nearly as much as I used to be. It
turned out great! A lot of people really liked it, although some complained of too much
bitterness (just rig...
Posted in thread: Hop tea?? on 02-16-2011 at 01:14 AM
I've never done this, but you'll get better hop utilization since you'll be boiling em in a
lower gravity liquid. For a IIPA, this would definitely help cut down on the obscene amount of
Posted in thread: What style is this? on 01-18-2011 at 04:56 AM
Sounds like a tasty american amber to me! As for the conditioning time, darker beers generally
need a bit longer to mellow out and get really good.
Posted in thread: I hate wasting beer on 01-17-2011 at 08:35 PM
Couldn't you just wash the yeast after the Old Ale's done?This was going to be my suggestion,
if youre concerned about saving a couple bucks per batch just pitch without a starter and wash
it. You'll ...
Posted in thread: Easy Pale Ale - Help on 01-06-2011 at 10:39 PM
Looks decent to me, I made an APA pretty similar with those same hops (slightly lower OG) and
it came out great! It won't be floral/earthy though... more citrusy/bright and clean with the
hops and yea...
Posted in thread: Growing Hops on 01-05-2011 at 03:52 PM
The 'hops growing' forum or a search up top should give you some good information. I've never
tried growing them myself, but a lot of people on here have success with it. I'd expect that
long island w...
Posted in thread: Barley tea? on 01-05-2011 at 03:49 PM
Not sure if this is has been discussed yet, i couldn't find it in a search.. but after reading
about the antioxidant and antimicrobial power of barley, I decided to make up some barley tea
with some m...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1469 - West Yorkshire on 01-03-2011 at 07:05 PM
kegged my ESB a week ago. 1.050 > 1.011mine fermented on the cool side (62F) so esters seem a
bit suppressed. MO with a bit of simpsons medium and a touch of extra dark. All goldings for
hopping. its ...
Posted in thread: best head retention method? on 01-02-2011 at 12:53 AM
No. Antifreeze is ethylene glycol. Propylene glycol is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) by
the FDA for direct use in food products.For head retention, use more crystal malts (up to 20%)
or wheat pr...