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Posted in thread: Cinnamon Honey Brown on 12-18-2012 at 04:21 AM
It turned out pretty great. If you use a fresh cinnamon stick monitor it closely, too long and
it can be overwhelming. I only let mine sit in there for a few days before I bottled.
Posted in thread: Imperial Chocolate Stout Critique on 11-07-2012 at 07:08 PM
I think I have some Chinook sitting around, would probably make for a more effective bittering
addition. I agree though, Galaxy do taste too damn good to be used that early.
Posted in thread: Imperial Chocolate Stout Critique on 11-07-2012 at 06:40 PM
Looking for some thoughts guys! I'm looking to get a big ole' sweet chocolatey tasting imperial
stout going for late winter.Size: 5.5galOG: 1.112FG: 1.03014lbs - Maris Otter3lbs - Pale LME1lb
Posted in thread: Pumpkin/Fall Spice Ale - First time mashing with pumpkin/squash on 09-07-2012 at 01:43 AM
So I'm putting together a "pumpkin" beer for the upcoming months and I'm looking for any
comments.Grains/Sugars:8lbs - Maris Otter4lbs - Butternut Squash in the mash2lbs - Rahr
6-row.5lb - Victory.5lb...
Posted in thread: Cinnamon Honey Brown on 08-23-2012 at 01:26 PM
Looking for some feedback on a Cinnamon Honey Brown that we're brewing this weekend.OG:
1.062Est FG: 1.016Color: 20.3 SRMGrain:Maris Otter 9lbsCrystal 120 1lbCrystal 60 .5lbsSpecial
Roast .5lbsHoney M...
Posted in thread: Splashed while adding fruit on 07-10-2012 at 03:10 AM
I was adding fruit to my beer in a conical after primary fermentation had ended. The pureed
fruit ended up making a few "kerplops" as it fell into the conical with the lid open. Now,
knowing that ferm...
Posted in thread: DIPA - First Attempt on 05-04-2012 at 06:59 PM
I would do everything possible (for my tastes at least) to keep the total cara- malt content
below 7-8% of the grist... and that's pushing it. Depending on your goal for this beer, that
may differ. Bu...
Posted in thread: DIPA - First Attempt on 05-04-2012 at 06:47 PM
Use 3-6% CaraAroma, which is probably 1/2# and nix the crystal 40 and 60. That will satisfy
your color issues without being overly sweet.You could try toasting a portion of the white
wheat instead of ...
Posted in thread: DIPA - First Attempt on 05-04-2012 at 06:32 PM
Alright here are my revisions (note I reduced the amount of 2-row because it's mostly on top of
the bag so I think I can get away with it).Grains:12lbs 2-row1lb White Wheat1lb Dark Wheat (7.5
Posted in thread: DIPA - First Attempt on 05-04-2012 at 05:20 PM
If you want to win a competition and get those points for uniqueness... a Pliny Clone will not
get you there. Everyone and their mother brews a Pliny clone and very few hit the mark.It
depends on what...