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  • Posted in thread: Experimental Hops 5256 on 03-24-2013 at 10:07 PM
    I just purchased some myself, the description sounds great, had to give it a shot. Very
    interested in your experience with this.

  • Posted in thread: Warrior hops...a good magnum sub? on 08-24-2012 at 08:11 PM
    Hey guys,I thought I would ask the collective knowledge/experience of the board this question.
    Do you think warrior would be a good substitute for magnum hops as a bittering hop?Magnum hops
    are my go ...

  • Posted in thread: Maine Beer Co. Lunch IPA clone? on 04-19-2012 at 04:00 AM
    I just had a chance to try this for the first time a few days ago, and was very impressed. Not
    overly bitter, but lots of hop taste and aroma, with enough malt to balance it out. I got more
    of a piney...

  • Posted in thread: Getting an early (very early) start on 02-09-2012 at 01:44 AM
    With a long aging sour like a flemish red, you don't really do any late hops. I have done about
    1oz of lower alpha hops for 60 minutes. 15 to 20 IBU's should do fine.

  • Posted in thread: Getting an early (very early) start on 02-08-2012 at 03:27 AM
    Remember, a 1 gallon test batch today is a 5 gallon sour culture pitch for tomorrow!

  • Posted in thread: Getting an early (very early) start on 02-04-2012 at 02:08 AM
    I think you could make a pretty nice Flemish red out of an extract beer. Munich malt and pale
    malt extract, a few ounces of Maltodextrin, and some light and dark caramel malts like Special
    B to steep....

  • Posted in thread: Dregs on 02-04-2012 at 01:42 AM
    Go for it, but with 3711 as your primary, you may not get that much character. That is a very
    high attenuating strain, so it will not leave much food for the other yeast and bugs, but it
    certainly wou...

  • Posted in thread: Question on souring? on 02-03-2012 at 03:07 AM
    I did a small sour mash for a stout, and I think it worked out well. I did it in a 1 gallon
    insulated jug, then boiled it and added it to the beer as it was in primary. However, I will
    warn you, it st...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation bucket vs carboy on 01-27-2012 at 12:17 PM
    It depends what I am making. If I am making an english style, with top cropping yeast, I will
    use a bucket so I can easily harvest the yeast, and because open fermentation is ok for some
    beers. For lo...

  • Posted in thread: By Dregs... Which Dregs? on 01-15-2012 at 04:42 PM
    I have had very good success with Jolly Pumpkin dregs. I believe the Calabaza Blanca in
    particular is supposed to be very good. I personally have had good success with Bam Biere