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  • Chicago, IL
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  • Brown-Eyed Ale
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  • Posted in thread: Help with a Porter recipe on 07-30-2014 at 05:55 PM
    Thanks for the responses.- I was planning on mini-mashing the grain.. I generally let it steep
    at about 155F for 45-60min, then sparge.- Maybe what I will do is add 2oz of Black Patent.. but
    here is a...

  • Posted in thread: Help with a Porter recipe on 07-30-2014 at 01:14 PM
    I have never done a Porter before and am trying to come up with a simple, basic recipe.I was
    hoping to make something similar to an Edmund Fitzgerald, but a little less roasty.Many of the
    recipes I've...

  • Posted in thread: No Air-Lock Fermenting on 07-25-2014 at 07:49 PM
    Of course even open fermenters can produce perfectly good beer, so long as the proper
    precautions are taken.This is a good point, however if I'm not mistaken, I think the op was
    asking if it is possib...

  • Posted in thread: Imperial Wit Recipe - Feedback please! on 04-05-2014 at 05:24 PM
    3lbs of honey is a lot.. it is really going to give a strong alcohol bite to it.Also, you don't
    need to add the orange peel and coriander and different times. Just throw it all in 5-10
    minutes at the ...

  • Posted in thread: 3.5 months in the primary.. a little nervous on 04-02-2014 at 01:24 PM
    Ok, so I finally got a chance to bottle yesterday.108 days/3.5 months in the primary.I can't
    say that there was any noticable difference in tastes, however with a fresh Dubbel like this,
    the alcohol t...

  • Posted in thread: 3.5 months in the primary.. a little nervous on 02-24-2014 at 02:52 PM
    But, my question is - in the next month you will not be able to spare about 1 1/2 hours to
    bottle the beer?????I bet you can find time to go out to get beer and pizza with your
    schoolmates!!!I wish I ...

  • Posted in thread: 3.5 months in the primary.. a little nervous on 02-10-2014 at 06:00 PM
    So I brewed up a Belgian Dubbel in early December. Soon after, I started school again. Since
    then I have been so tied up with school work that I've realized that I can't bottle until the
    quarter is do...

  • Posted in thread: Please critique my Belgian Dubbel on 12-11-2013 at 06:30 PM
    You NEVER want an alcohol bite in a beer. Beers with alcohol bite are that way due to improper
    fermentation technique.Well, I guess I didn't explain it right. I was trying to describe it as
    more along...

  • Posted in thread: Please critique my Belgian Dubbel on 12-11-2013 at 04:17 PM
    Thanks for the response. So it looks like these recipes are fairly similar except that you are
    using a decent amount of Munich.However, it looks like my IBUs are around 22 and yours are at
    18 with a s...

  • Posted in thread: Please critique my Belgian Dubbel on 12-11-2013 at 01:45 PM
    I've brewed a dubbel before using a kit from NB. I'm trying to do something kind of similar in
    that it is simple. I've pieced this together from the guidelines for Dubbel that I read in Brew
    Like a Mo...

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