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Posted in thread: Anyone else annoyed with newer breweries using cans? on 08-15-2015 at 12:29 AM
I prefer cans and wish more breweries were canning. I've done a side-by-side with the same beer
packaged on a similar date and the canned version preserved the hop flavor and aroma a lot more
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Posted in thread: US-05 at 54f? on 04-09-2015 at 05:14 PM
I, too, would suggest bumping it up to 63-64 if possible. I've found it to be pretty clean if
you can start it off in the low/mid 60s and bump it into the high 60s as fermentation is
ending. It cleans...
Posted in thread: Munich Dunkel Water Profile on 03-31-2015 at 08:15 PM
So, perhaps I should abandon the idea of separating the grains altogether.If I mash all the
grains at the same time, is RO water with 1tsp of calcium chloride (skipping the sour malt) the
way to go fo...
Posted in thread: Munich Dunkel Water Profile on 03-31-2015 at 01:56 PM
Thanks AJ.My reasoning for withholding the dark grains in ales is that it mellows out a kind of
char flavor that I seem to be sensitive to in dark/black grains. I realize that this flavor
Posted in thread: Building a starter for Dogfish Head 120 min clone on 03-31-2015 at 02:38 AM
I would recommend checking out this blog. Scott took the cloning of 120 Minute very seriously.
I'm sure there will be some helpful tidbits on his site. I think he improves on the Paxton
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 03-31-2015 at 02:32 AM
Since I only work Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon-Thurs is my "weekend". That being said, tomorrow (Tues) I
am brewing my 3rd attempt at Heady Topper. This time, I'm using Conan yeast from Omega Yeast
Labs as oppo...
Posted in thread: Munich Dunkel Water Profile on 03-31-2015 at 02:07 AM
Sorry to dredge up an old thread. I brew with RO water. In dark ales, I've been mashing the
base malts with 2% sour malt and 1tsp calcium chloride and then adding the dark, roasted,
toasted malts duri...
Posted in thread: The HomeBrewTalk 2015 Big Giveaway! on 03-18-2015 at 03:55 PM
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