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  • Posted in thread: Quilter's Irish Death - Clone/Tribute on 02-21-2014 at 01:33 AM
    someone asked a few comments back about which chocolate was used. I can't recall what i started
    with, but i've tried it a few times now, and despite changing the chocolate (going away from
    fat free, e...

  • Posted in thread: Most Disgusting Beer Ever - Cucumber Flavored on 06-13-2013 at 01:07 AM
    Hendricks gin is awesome, btw. Two slices of cucumber, some Hendricks, a tiny spritz if lime
    and some black pepper, shaken, then topped with a splash of tonic = excellence.Not so sure
    about cucumber b...

  • Posted in thread: Idea's, terrible Ideas on 04-30-2013 at 12:32 AM
    Some thoughts: 1, sugar washes can get nasty without something to provide some backbone. Hot
    isn't the right word. Off flavors will SHINE in a sugar only wash2, sugar washes will need
    additives since ...

  • Posted in thread: Quilter's Irish Death - Clone/Tribute on 02-09-2013 at 02:52 PM
    Of course not. But, if it turns out awesome, you have to let us know what you ended up

  • Posted in thread: Quilter's Irish Death - Clone/Tribute on 12-22-2012 at 12:43 AM
    I tried their 'Double Rainbow' and thought it was pretty good, but haven't seen the Insane with
    Grain yet.I brewed this up again today, using 4oz cocoa nibs and 2 oz dark chocolate, and used
    some BRY9...

  • Posted in thread: Quilter's Irish Death - Clone/Tribute on 12-19-2012 at 01:29 AM
    I haven't rebrewed it yet, but have all the stuff to do another one for my next brew, probably
    in the next week or two. I don't know that i'd change much on it, truth be told, but have some
    extra coco...

  • Posted in thread: Read my red on 11-20-2012 at 01:23 AM
    Many reds use a lot of crystal malts, though. Depending on how sweet you like it, you may be
    ok, especially if you mash lower. Never had the brews you mentioned, so I can't compare.Reds
    are deceptivel...

  • Posted in thread: Vodka/orange peels, How long to soak. When to add to 2ndary on 11-20-2012 at 01:17 AM
    You could probably add the rum too. Depending on the rum, itll give some rum flavor, but itll
    be faint. Spiced rum frequently has some orange in it anyways, but it usually gets buried
    behind copious a...

  • Posted in thread: Stupid Dog!!!!! can you measure grain by volume? on 09-22-2012 at 11:29 PM
    kind of. I find that two cups of grain is about .9 lbs or so, give or take. If I fill the cup
    up so its heaping, its about 1 lb. its not perfect, but it may get you through in a pinch.

  • Posted in thread: Does 1-1.25 qt./lb. rule account for grain absorption? on 09-21-2012 at 02:11 PM
    Batch sparging is only slightly less efficient. In fact, i average 80-81% consistently with a
    single batch sparge AND a thin mash. I actually don't want it to be any more efficient. So, i
    wouldnt worr...

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