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Posted in thread: WLP002 (English Ale yeast) vs WLP041 (Pacific Ale yeast)? on 11-17-2012 at 04:04 PM
Was at the White labs tasting room recently and there was 5 Ambers (so, not porter) done with
001, 002, 041 and one other.. think 028. 041 was the winner for me.
Posted in thread: root beer syrup (mix in) on 09-27-2012 at 12:51 PM
Ok, have secured the ingredients for from scratch root beer syrup (to be mixed with carbonated
water). I liked this route better as while I have a kegging system I got some serious warnings
about the ...
Posted in thread: Awesome Hop Strainer on 01-17-2012 at 01:32 PM
ok well I feel a little better that I'm not the only one that's had complications with this
thing :o what about some chinese lantern kind of thing (the orb/sphere ones) where you knit
with some nylon ...
Posted in thread: Awesome Hop Strainer on 01-16-2012 at 01:35 PM
I built one of these and it sucked. I see all these photos where your bag is all open.. but the
one and only time I tried to use it the bag immediately bunched up once I got a boil going /
caught in t...
Posted in thread: Samhain Pumpkin Ale on 08-20-2010 at 02:39 AM
Think it's carastan dark (30-37L), or at least that was my conclusion.
Posted in thread: Samhain Pumpkin Ale on 07-30-2010 at 01:02 PM
I like Denny's Favorite 50 because it produces a beer with a smooth, almost thick mouthfeel
without being sweet. WLP002 would be fine in the recipe. The only thing I can see as a problem
is it not att...
Posted in thread: Samhain Pumpkin Ale on 07-29-2010 at 01:25 PM
Definitely looking to do a pumpkin beer in the next couple of weeks.. my last attempt 2 years
ago failed where I think I used fresh nutmeg vs everything else from a jar.. which so
Posted in thread: Imperial Porter w/ lots of other stuff development on 05-14-2010 at 12:11 PM
Thanks those are some good tips. I'll update this with the final game plan and recipe here when
I get going. Was thinking of doing it this weekend but work might get in the way
Posted in thread: Imperial Porter w/ lots of other stuff development on 05-13-2010 at 01:41 PM
So locally there was a one off beer produced by a local brewery on contract from a beer bar in
town (Hamilton's in SD). It was a "Imperial Chili Spiced Chocolate Milk Coffee Porter w/
Vanilla Bean". I...
Posted in thread: rice hulls from feed store on 03-20-2010 at 07:28 PM
So today I was trying to do a wit and the LHBS I use was out of rice hulls. Anyway my gf has a
horse and says they have huge bails of rice hulls there.. so we went and 6cuft of rice hulls
was $10. I t...