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Posted in thread: Banana beer.. biggest cause? on 08-01-2015 at 02:04 AM
After you get past the first step of actually making beer, the second part is cleaning up on
the details. Be aware that your tolerance for flaws in your beer will decrease in inverse
proportion to the...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout suggestions on 07-31-2015 at 08:20 PM
What's the 90 or 120 minute boil for? I plan to make a RIS soon and have looked at a couple of
promising recipes on here.For me, the extra boil time means I can sparge with a larger volume
since I'm g...
Posted in thread: Question regarding Growlers on 07-31-2015 at 08:02 PM
I'm no lawyer, but from reading these threads as they pop up again and again, there is no way
to respect the spirit of the law and receive compensation for your beer without a license. You
Posted in thread: Horrible off flavor. on 07-31-2015 at 07:56 PM
Sounds like chlorophenol which is most commonly from using chlorinated water for brewing. Did
you use municipal tap water and if so did you filter or use something like campden tablets?Good
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout suggestions on 07-31-2015 at 07:53 PM
Just for comparison, my standard RIS is5 Gallon Batch75% US 2-row 15#10% Quick oats 2#5% Black
Patent 1#5% Chocolate 1#5% Roast Barley 1#I do a 120 minute boil50 IBU Warrior at 75'25 IBU
Columbus at 2...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout suggestions on 07-31-2015 at 07:47 PM
Are you doing your starter on a stir plate or no? If so, 2L is pretty good. If you're just
shaking the flask by hand or something, 3L is probably safer.Check out would drop the crystal
because you d...
Posted in thread: The "Dear" , "Sincerely" thread on 07-31-2015 at 05:48 PM
Dear Busyman,They call me Tres Huevos.Sincerely,I got an extra.
Posted in thread: Beginner from central NC on 07-31-2015 at 03:31 PM
Welcome aboard. I spent a lot of my childhood around Hendersonville and go back whenever I can.
It's crazy how the beer scene has erupted in NC.
Posted in thread: suggestions please... reducing cold break material on 07-31-2015 at 03:28 PM
I let mine settle out for a few hours and siphon off the clear wort. I also use whirlfloc and
shoot for 5.5 gallons post boil. This gives me right about 5 gallons to the fermentor, less for
a really h...
Posted in thread: Bud Heavy Sour?????? on 07-31-2015 at 03:22 PM
I read the above post in Rick Steve's voice. Thanks for the early giggles.