Last Activity:12-06-2015 4:04 PM
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Posted in thread: Iron Brewer Competition on 12-06-2015 at 05:28 PM
Saison seems to be a popular option! So, then, I'm thinking of this for a 5g batch:7.5# belgian
pilsener1# white wheat8oz caramunich8oz flaked oats5# roasted sweet potatoes (chopped?
pureed?)Mash at 1...
Posted in thread: Iron Brewer Competition on 12-06-2015 at 04:03 PM
My local club is having an Iron Brewer competition (like Iron Chef). The main ingredient is
sweet potatoes. The anciliary ingredients, of which you have to use at least 2/3, are ginger,
lime, and drie...
Posted in thread: Suggestions for a winter beer? on 10-05-2015 at 07:33 PM
So, I think I'm going to do Ed's robust porter, probably with some coffee added, and also try
to put up a batch of my house beer, witch is an ESB that I've been perfecting for a while. That
plus the D...
Posted in thread: Suggestions for a winter beer? on 10-05-2015 at 07:31 PM
Thanks for the tip. Unforunately, even if I told my wife that it would make the baby sleep
through the night and change her own diapers, I don't think I could get her to drink a stout.
Posted in thread: Suggestions for a winter beer? on 10-04-2015 at 09:19 PM
I was just reading that post. I'm toying with the idea of parti-gyling to get Ed's porter and a
mild out of a single brew day. I've never done it before, and I know it's harder to do BIAB
than 3V, so ...
Posted in thread: Suggestions for a winter beer? on 10-04-2015 at 08:35 PM
Thanks for replying! I like reds, too. I usually do one in the spring. I've done traditional
Irish style reds as well as American style Red IPA/hoppy red ale.
Posted in thread: Suggestions for a winter beer? on 10-04-2015 at 07:51 PM
I've got a baby coming in about six weeks, so I'm trying to get my supply line full for the
winter to account for no brewing time in the coming months. I've got a dunkelweizen that is
about to go into...
Posted in thread: Cold crash a dunkelweizen? on 10-04-2015 at 07:16 PM
I made a dunkel last week, which started at 1.050, and now after seven days is down to 1.010.
Everything I've read about the style suggests it's best drunk fresh, so I'm considering kegging
it today a...
Posted in thread: Top 10 Favorite Breweries on 09-30-2015 at 01:50 AM
Ommegang North CoastAllagashAveryDeschutesNinkasi Eel RiverNew BelgiumSanta FeOdells
Posted in thread: How do you insulate your kettle? on 03-08-2015 at 05:23 PM
Here's what I do. I posted about it a few months back: think I'm planning to upgrade from that
system with a layer of reflectix on the inside, then the closed cell foam mat, then another
layer of ref...