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Posted in thread: Recipe critique please- Twelveteen 12-12-12 on 12-11-2012 at 01:11 AM
Thanks. I'll do some simplifying and tweaking for Wednesday. I like a little more hoppiness so
I'll definitely boost that one. My 1.111 had 111 ibu's and it wasnt very hoppy. Time to hop on
Posted in thread: Recipe critique please- Twelveteen 12-12-12 on 12-10-2012 at 09:39 AM
I figured my grains were needed to be simplified but I wasn't sure where to go. It ends up at
1.12 with the grains and the extra fermentables. How would you change the hops?
Posted in thread: Recipe critique please- Twelveteen 12-12-12 on 12-10-2012 at 02:03 AM
Last year I blindly did an 11-11-11 Eleventy that was judged very well. I followed a great
suggestion on feeding 2 different yeast additions throughout fermentation (dogfish 120 style)
and it turned o...
Posted in thread: Is this recipe why my beer was bad? on 10-29-2012 at 01:51 AM
I had the same issue...about 15 good batches then 2 in a row bad bandaid flavors. It wasn't the
water as my source didn't change, but my cleaning practices were weak. I got rid of old hoses,
Posted in thread: San Diego to Maryland, still brewing! on 10-23-2012 at 03:34 PM
I have plenty of Baltimoron friends that have moved to sunny San Diego. It's nice to hear the
flow goes both ways. Welcome to the right coast!
Posted in thread: Belgian wont carb on 10-03-2012 at 03:28 PM
If it doesn't carb after 6-8 months, pop the tops, sprinkle in a few grains of dry champagne
yeast, recap, and swirl. I had a 13%er that exhausted all of my yeast and wouldn't carb after 7
Posted in thread: Imperial Pumpkin Pie Ale on 10-03-2012 at 01:17 AM
Brewed this last night. Starter pitched at 9pm, krausen blowing out my starsan pitcher by 12
noon. I'm glad I have it in my basement shower! Unfortunately my temps are high at 73 and I
don't have a tu...
Posted in thread: Pipe smoking, a lost art. on 09-26-2012 at 03:48 PM
I love smoking a pipe as it makes the stupid crap that I say seem intelligent when holding one.
My only issue with smoking while drinking is it seems to burn my taste buds and mute the beer's
Posted in thread: Sponge growth in my fermenter on 09-26-2012 at 03:34 PM
It's cold break that made it into your fermentor that has co2 bubbles in it from the beginning
of fermentation making it lighter so it floats. After a heavy fermentation it should break up
and settle ...
Posted in thread: BierMuncher's OktoberFAST Ale (AG) on 09-23-2012 at 01:46 PM
It'll still be beer and your friends won't know the difference.