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Posted in thread: Bittering with Bitter Melon? on 09-01-2015 at 12:59 AM
That's where I came across it too.
Posted in thread: Bittering with Bitter Melon? on 08-30-2015 at 06:41 PM
In China and Okinawa, Japan, bitter melon (goya, karela, nigaori, etc.) is sometimes used in a
bittering agent. Anybody have any experience with using bitter melon in brewing?
Posted in thread: Tart of Darkness on 08-25-2015 at 04:08 PM
As a follow up, I just added two pounds of dried sour cherries and 1/2 pound of dried raisins
to the Belgian strong dark that was on my ToD yeast cake. Plus 1.5 oz of bourbon-soaked French
oak cubes a...
Posted in thread: Tart of Darkness on 08-20-2015 at 01:12 PM
I reused the cake from my ToD for a Belgian strong dark, although I added new sacc. My original
take on ToD used Abbey II and Roeselare and was aged on dried sour cherries; the strong dark
got Abbey I...
Posted in thread: FT: Wicked Weed Freak of Nature DIPA ISO: Heady on 08-20-2015 at 12:46 AM
Posted in thread: Blending Fruits For Rodenbach Caractère Rouge on 08-18-2015 at 04:11 PM
Thanks for this. I brewed a Flanders Red over the weekend and have been thinking of doing the
same thing. Bought tart cherry and cranberry juice from concentrate. Just have to find the
Posted in thread: FT: Wicked Weed Freak of Nature DIPA ISO: Heady on 08-17-2015 at 04:33 PM
Wicked Weed just started bottling their Freak of Nature DIPA. It's super fresh! I'd like to
trade for some Heady.
Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 08-17-2015 at 04:28 PM
Here's the page with a discussion of blending and a link to the spreadsheet. always weighed
out the yeast before adding it.
Posted in thread: Blending Fruits For Rodenbach Caractère Rouge on 08-14-2015 at 03:52 PM
Thanks--that should have been the first place I looked! I'm thinking about using dried
cranberries and cherries, so I'll probably reduce the weight of the cranberries accordingly.MTs
American Sours ha...
Posted in thread: Blending Fruits For Rodenbach Caractère Rouge on 08-13-2015 at 10:27 PM
I'm getting ready to brew a Flanders Red, and I've been thinking about adding fruit later on to
approximate Rodenbach's Caractère Rouge. They're supposed to add raspberry, cherry and
cranberry and the...