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Posted in thread: Is toffee in the boil a recipe for disaster? on 01-01-2013 at 10:43 PM
Posted in thread: Is toffee in the boil a recipe for disaster? on 01-01-2013 at 01:18 AM
I've used about 8 oz of toffee in a brown ale. Didn't seem to effect head retention. But I
couldn't taste the difference in the beer either. If I had it to do over I'd likely just use
Posted in thread: Too Much Alcohol... on 07-11-2012 at 11:00 PM
Would it be better to age in secondary for a while or age it in the bottles or some of
both?It's actually sort of the same thing, assuming it's at FG when you secondary.I would say
secondary for a few...
Posted in thread: Too Much Alcohol... on 07-11-2012 at 09:18 PM
Well, fair enough. If chestnuts are grain then it's certainly beer. But the recipe is for a
high alcohol beer. Nothing wrong with that at all. It will just benefit from a longer aging.
Let us know how...
Posted in thread: Too Much Alcohol... on 07-11-2012 at 06:00 PM
I'm not sure what that is. I don't think it's beer.Not trying to be a jerk. It could absolutely
brew a delicious alcoholic beverage. I've just never seen anything like that.Ah..... Here's the
Posted in thread: Too Much Alcohol... on 07-11-2012 at 07:51 AM
You now have an "Imperial" brown ale. Big beers like that need to age longer. Give it 3-4
months at least. Should be delicious.So...... To get an OG of 1.110 you need to add way more
ingredients than ...
Posted in thread: Do you take Gravity Readings in the Bucket or from a Sample? on 07-09-2012 at 10:03 PM
From sample.1) I can pull a sample through the airlock hole, so no need to remove the lid,
which is a pain.2) Even for OG and FG, I want the lid off and things in my beer for as short a
period of time...
Posted in thread: how long should I leave beer after bottling? on 07-09-2012 at 09:37 PM
3-4 weeks before it's ready is a good rule of thumb.But it's beer already. And it's your beer.
And you'll learn by experimenting. Don't be afraid to chill and open some early to see how the
Posted in thread: How soon is too soon? on 07-09-2012 at 09:28 PM
Remember - 1) There is no harm in leaving it longer in the primary.2) There are several
benefits to leaving it longer in the primary.3) Removing from the primary as soon as possible
has no benefits at...
Posted in thread: Nooby to brewing... on 07-09-2012 at 08:12 PM
how long it would take on average to get it to the point its drinkable, and itís there any
control how strong the beer gets?1) Please stop talking about beer and cider as the same thing.
They are comp...