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Posted in thread: Burnt rubber flavor on 09-07-2014 at 04:56 PM
Highly unlikely that it is autolysis. Without really extreme mistreatment, autolsis is tough to
achieve. Burnt rubber is a phenolic compound. This often occurs if you're using water with
Posted in thread: Balancing Malt Body with Body from Mash on 08-05-2014 at 11:11 AM
There are a large number of variables that determine "body" in a beer. Hopping, starting
gravity, yeast strain, recipe (other malts like crystal), attenuation level, water chemistry,
etc. all come int...
Posted in thread: New recipe thoughts and comments on 08-01-2014 at 10:34 AM
Sounds like a really sweet beer with that much crystal malt and that little of hops.
Posted in thread: Attenuation on 07-31-2014 at 10:45 AM
Quoted attenuation numbers are good for relative comparison of strains, but not something that
should be counted on to predict FG. Recipe is a much greater determinant of attenuation than
Posted in thread: Mandarina Bavaria and Huell Melon on 07-28-2014 at 11:38 AM
I brewed a SMaSH Mandarina Bavaria Pilsner. Review of the beer is here.
Posted in thread: A clone for firestone walker on 07-17-2014 at 01:21 AM
If interested, I've written up my recipe on my blog, here.
Posted in thread: A clone for firestone walker on 07-09-2014 at 11:44 AM
There is an interview on the Brewing Network with their brewer where they give a lot of
specifics. Combine that with info provided on their website, and you can put together a pretty
Posted in thread: feedback on el dorado, galaxy, mosaic dipa on 06-11-2014 at 11:47 AM
I'd consider dialing back the 2oz of warrior at 90. That's a lot of IBUs. I prefer getting most
of my bittering in a DIPA from late hop additions.
Posted in thread: Revised buying guide for pH meter (based on the book Water) on 06-10-2014 at 10:03 AM
I cannot recommend Omega as a company. I purchased the meter directly from them that is
referenced in this thread. It was DOA upon arrival. After dealing with their customer service,
they shipped me a...
Posted in thread: BJCP BOS Question on 05-18-2014 at 09:48 PM
Is this something that happens often?It shouldn't ever happen. Only the first place category
winners should go on to compete in the BOS round.