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  • Posted in thread: Cyser Soze...English/Belgian ale yeast blend cider with a.. on 02-23-2013 at 07:52 AM
    .Noble hopback. I will find the most suitable local juice, fresh honey, and good hops, I'm a
    veteran brewer, but only versed in beer. I'm just curious as to some of your thoughts on what I
    might be ab...

  • Posted in thread: New Brewer looking for advice tips ect on 04-16-2011 at 05:59 AM
    I think with a pound of molasses, especially in three gallons, you're going to blow away any
    subtleties you had from the hops or your hand-malted grains. Molasses has a very strong flavor,
    more suitab...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone successful with peanut butter? on 04-14-2011 at 11:10 AM
    @Ultima: Quite interesting, but it's probably not peanut-butter/chocolatey enough for my
    tastes. Nothing like brewing with PB and chocolate for a big-time dessert beer. Your recipe
    does sound tasty, t...

  • Posted in thread: White spots on cheddar cheese...viable? on 04-13-2011 at 09:17 PM
    ...The fact that whatever is growing on the OP's cheese is growing on his cheese like mold
    does, tells me it's probably mold. Interesting debate in here, and a bit of reason on both
    sides. However, I'...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone successful with peanut butter? on 04-13-2011 at 10:04 AM
    This thread was an interesting read, and based on what I've had fermenting for a few weeks now
    I thought I'd share my experience/recipe.5 gallons, brewed and pitched on 3-20-1114.0lbs light

  • Posted in thread: Flat shakespeare stout? on 04-13-2011 at 09:29 AM
    What yeast was included with the kit? To make a true Shakespeare Stout clone it should have
    been Pacman, which is Rogue's proprietary yeast, and I've heard it flocculates really, really
    well, to the p...

  • Posted in thread: White spots on cheddar cheese...viable? on 04-13-2011 at 04:11 AM
    I wouldn't call it completely random, as I've seen this happen on nearly every block of smoked
    cheddar that's been left sealed for a while. I've never heard of brett being used in cheese
    production ei...

  • Posted in thread: White spots on cheddar cheese...viable? on 04-13-2011 at 03:53 AM
    I'm really interested in harvesting some wild yeast and brewing with it, and it's not fruit
    season yet up here. I've noticed some white spots on the outside of a chunk of smoked cheddar
    and was thinki...

  • Posted in thread: Cushlomachree Stout on 04-12-2011 at 08:49 AM
    You only mentioned adding more hops, which will not increase ABV. ABV comes from fermentables
    and attenuation. If you ended up making a beer significantly larger than the recipe called for,
    I still do...

  • Posted in thread: Cushlomachree Stout on 04-11-2011 at 11:53 PM
    3 weeks in primary is absolutely fine, most people here even advocate it because at that point
    a secondary isn't necessary unless dryhopping, etc. Did you prime it appropriately? If there
    was no sugar...