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Posted in thread: Kellerbier! on 05-02-2013 at 05:55 PM
I can't leave this thread to sit here forever like this. The oak chip tea thing is utterly
ridiculous. These beers have NO oak flavor; not ever. The "oak" barrels that you sometimes see
Posted in thread: Gluten free IPA on 02-24-2013 at 08:46 PM
Just a quick update: I racked the beer after about 14 days in primary, gravity was 1.021 at
that point. Today I took a sample to force carbonate for a taste and the gravity was about the
same, 1.020. ...
Posted in thread: Gluten free IPA on 02-06-2013 at 03:29 PM
I brewed this a couple days ago, and it's going strong now in the primary. I was able to find
some GF oats at Whole Foods; they didn't have them at my regular grocery store. I got the
steel-cut kind a...
Posted in thread: Gluten free IPA on 02-01-2013 at 02:21 PM
@OPA couple of points to note.* Adding sorghum at the start and the end of the boil has a
couple of benefits. The amount of brewing sugars in the boil can reduce bitterness and hop oil
extraction if i...
Posted in thread: Gluten free IPA on 01-31-2013 at 05:46 PM
Obviously it's subjective, so "too citrusy" for me may be perfect for others. I don't think I'd
like a grapefruit juice beer, I'd like something that tastes more like regular beer. I actually
have a Z...
Posted in thread: Gluten free IPA on 01-31-2013 at 03:57 PM
So I'm ready to take the GF plunge, and like others here I'd like to share my recipe and take
any suggestions that people might have for improvements. I am planning it to be sorghum based
and with cit...
Posted in thread: Kellerbier! on 01-21-2013 at 04:37 PM
Does anyone know where I can get a malt extract that is more yellow in color? For this batch I
used NB pilsner malt (6 lbs) along with some pilsner steeping grains. For hops I used Select
Posted in thread: Kellerbier! on 01-20-2013 at 08:37 PM
I kegged it last night and am happy to say that it turned out pretty good! I can taste the
similarities to the original (due to the yeast) but certainly it's no copy. The original was
more straw color...
Posted in thread: Did I make beer bombs? on 01-20-2013 at 03:25 PM
I agree that you probably bottled too soon. You might still be able to salvage the situation,
and since you have the stopper type bottles it makes it easier. Open each one to vent them and
leave them ...
Posted in thread: Kellerbier! on 01-17-2013 at 03:30 PM
Wow those bottles are awesome and great story. I hope the beer turns out how you wanted it.The
bottles are pretty nice. I bottled my christmas farmhouse ale in the surviving bottle.