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Posted in thread: Wheat Wine Aging on 06-21-2011 at 05:53 PM
Okay, thanks everyone for the responses.
Posted in thread: Wheat Wine Aging on 06-20-2011 at 10:07 PM
From what I've read in the last couple days, it's a wheat based barley wine (though I did come
across some variations with potatoes invloved - but I'm interested in a wheat barleywine). I
like wheat b...
Posted in thread: Wheat Wine Aging on 06-20-2011 at 07:05 PM
How long does a wheat wine typically take to mature? I know that wheat beers in general hit
their prime pretty fast, but what about when you are getting to 9 or 10% (or higher)?
Posted in thread: Types of Oats and Extract on 06-07-2011 at 12:40 PM
Well, I was going to use some other grain too, so maybe I'll use some flaked wheat, too. The
recipe I'm starting from calls for peated malt, too, and I was thinking of lowering it to 3 oz.
since a lot...
Posted in thread: Types of Oats and Extract on 06-07-2011 at 12:51 AM
I'm looking to add some oats to an extract beer for body and mouthfeel. I have whole toasted
rolled oats, and I'm wondering if these will work as well as flaked oats. I am not looking for
Posted in thread: Light Ales? on 05-10-2011 at 01:17 PM
Thanks everyone, you guys gave me some good options. I think I'll advise him to do a kolsch
first. Like some people suggested, I'm hopeful that brewing will expand his tastes. In general,
though, he d...
Posted in thread: Light Ales? on 05-09-2011 at 07:49 PM
A friend of mine wants to get into brewing, but he likes light beers - mostly crappy macrobrew,
pilsners, though he likes some wheats too. I'm not really sure why he wants to brew, but I
guess he need...
Posted in thread: Too Much Headspace? on 05-04-2011 at 03:07 PM
old technique based on crappy yeast that people still havent let go of. it has its uses, but
mostly for long term aging.
Posted in thread: Too Much Headspace? on 05-04-2011 at 02:38 PM
oh if it's your bottling bucket too then I guess you didn't really have a choice. beer
clarifies and dry hops just as well in the primary as the secondary tho in case you get another
Posted in thread: Too Much Headspace? on 05-04-2011 at 02:06 PM
What about oxygen barrier caps? It's going to age mostly in the bottle and I've read that those
caps only make a difference in the short run, and that long run it's basically the same as