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Posted in thread: Extract brew turning out darker than it should be on 12-28-2014 at 06:39 PM
Check out german beer institute at this link for descriptions & pictures of various beers,
including hefe's, etc... From what I've seen, not all wheat ales are created equal, ie light.
Some do have m...
Posted in thread: New on 12-28-2014 at 06:24 PM
Looks OK so far. I'd stay with kits or simple recipes until you develop a brewing process that
works for you. Besides becoming familiar with the process of brewing itself. Then branch out,
maybe with ...
Posted in thread: egg smell? on 12-28-2014 at 06:14 PM
As for seismogenic, two weeks may likely have not been enough for the hydrogen sulfide to
dissipate. Also, it could've used more bottle conditioning time lacking sufficient primary
clean up time. But ...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping to improve a recipe? on 12-28-2014 at 06:08 PM
Whether PA/APA/IPA, I like to use the same hops for dry hopping as used in the boil. Since our
senses of smell & taste are so inexorably linked, I do that purposely to give a fuller
experience. But ot...
Posted in thread: Stratified wort on 12-28-2014 at 05:59 PM
The stratification is just trub, etc settling out before visible fermentation started. So when
visible fermentation got going, the swirling action it creates naturally stirred it up again.
Also seems ...
Posted in thread: Bready/toasty Pale Ale on 12-28-2014 at 05:39 PM
No, the amount of different grains is OK. German grains to me have a fine toasted bread kind of
flavor, like Munich 10L. Carared tastes like lightly toasted nuts to me. I also like the
Posted in thread: Bottling bucket ( do I really need one)? on 12-28-2014 at 05:29 PM
But does the vacuum pump have a tube on it that goes to the bottom of the bottle? If yes then
you certainly could. Otherwise, splashing into the bottom of the bottle is bad. The bottling
bucket is eas...
Posted in thread: Kottbusser - A style deserving of revival! on 12-28-2014 at 04:55 PM
^ What does it smell/taste like? I'm still a bit confused by the various color descriptions.
Not to mention, raw sugar was used, then molasses began to be listed as well. Since some texts
say the beer...
Posted in thread: Making vinegar from beer on 12-27-2014 at 07:53 PM
Look back through the thread. Somebody spoke of this rig with a pump & wood chips...
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 12-27-2014 at 07:51 PM
Having a dampfbier with white rum shooters to celebrate another day of writing & discovery.
Beer history just keeps getting more & more interesting! :mug: