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Forum: Cider 06-09-2014, 08:58 PM
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Posted By ZombieBrew83
Results from oak aging: Starting with my...

Results from oak aging:

Starting with my variation on this recipe, I aged this in a carboy with 3 oz medium toast American oak cubes for 5 months. The results are delicious. It tastes like an...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-09-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By ZombieBrew83
You guys are really missing out on some awesome...

You guys are really missing out on some awesome beer by discounting the Summit hop. I couldn't pick up any onion at all when I've used it.
...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-09-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By ZombieBrew83
I'll second Radical Brewing. That is an...

I'll second Radical Brewing. That is an excellent resource. Another that I find myself reference quite often is Brewing Classic Styles by Jamil. Its a great light guide to the major beer styles and...
Forum: General Techniques 04-18-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,436
Posted By ZombieBrew83
I go 48 to 72 hours. It helps to cold crash for...

I go 48 to 72 hours. It helps to cold crash for a couple days before dry hopping. The yeast particles in suspension attract the hop aroma chemicals so it helps if the yeast is dropped from...
Forum: General Techniques 03-14-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By ZombieBrew83
I made a Jalapeno Cream ale over the winter that...

I made a Jalapeno Cream ale over the winter that was a real hit with everyone that tried it. I used a simple cream ale recipe with 5% flaked corn and 5% flaked rice and an ounce of Willamette at 60...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-13-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,499
Posted By ZombieBrew83
Really great work! The finished product looks...

Really great work! The finished product looks like something right out of a furniture store!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-19-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,590
Posted By ZombieBrew83
+1 Fermentation temperature control is often...

+1

Fermentation temperature control is often overlooked by new brewers. I know from experience. If the room temp is 72, then your fermenting beer will be closer to 80 degrees inside your bucket....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-19-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By ZombieBrew83
You are correct here. The hops in your hot...

You are correct here.

The hops in your hot wort will continue to isomerize the alpha acids even if you are below boiling temps. This will continue to create bitterness in your wort despite the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-05-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By ZombieBrew83
Citra is a fantastic bittering hop. I've used it...

Citra is a fantastic bittering hop. I've used it several times with excellent results. Late additions tend to be on the fruity side with stone fruit/mango dominating the flavor.

My favorite...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-04-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By ZombieBrew83
What is your FG? What was the grain bill/recipe?...

What is your FG? What was the grain bill/recipe? How does it taste?

I've used this yeast lots of times. It is a fantastic workhorse and is probably OK to bottle after two weeks assuming FG is...
Forum: American Ale 09-06-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 40,300
Posted By ZombieBrew83
Wow! My batch of Sacred Summit took home...

Wow!

My batch of Sacred Summit took home first place in the American Pale Ale category and Best Of Show at the Minnesota State Fair homebrew competition this year!!!! I am so honored I can barely...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-16-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,398
Posted By ZombieBrew83
I love/hate this lyric too. This was such a...

I love/hate this lyric too.

This was such a SMH moment for me. Either they are lying or I am wasting a lot of money and effort to put all these unnecessary things into my brews. Think of all the...
Forum: American Ale 07-12-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 40,300
Posted By ZombieBrew83
BM does it again! This has been a great beer. ...

BM does it again!
This has been a great beer. The best way to describe it is a manly-er Blue Moon. Beautiful, fresh citrus with a little more hop backbone and a little less sweetness compared to...
Forum: Belgian and French Ale 07-12-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 104,258
Posted By ZombieBrew83
This is a fantastic recipe. Here's my story: ...

This is a fantastic recipe. Here's my story:

I made a 5 gallon batch of this on 5-4-13
8lbs Belgian Pils
3lbs Rye
1 lb Table sugar
1oz Crystal 4.1%AA @90
1oz Crystal 4.1%AA @20
2x Packs...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-30-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,225
Posted By ZombieBrew83
Fantastic build! This is an excellent write up...

Fantastic build! This is an excellent write up for would-be DIYers. Great attention to detail through out as well. Was there a reason you went with two layers of insulation inside the collar? I...
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-07-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 23,125
Posted By ZombieBrew83
I totally agree with the theory. They had an...

I totally agree with the theory. They had an interview with the head scheduler for the league on ESPN.com a week ago that addressed the same questions. Short answer was: there is no perfect system....
Forum: Belgian and French Ale 05-03-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 199,641
Posted By ZombieBrew83
I find the 3942 to be softer on the clove and...

I find the 3942 to be softer on the clove and spice notes and a little more presence of soft fruit. I've done this recipe in extract with 3944 and 3942.
Forum: DIY Projects 05-02-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By ZombieBrew83
Very cool lid design. I like the organized chaos...

Very cool lid design. I like the organized chaos of the labels and lids.
Forum: DIY Projects 05-02-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,459
Posted By ZombieBrew83
The plans sound good. I can't wait to see the...

The plans sound good. I can't wait to see the finished product!
Forum: DIY Projects 05-02-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By ZombieBrew83
A couple faucets and some poly on that wood and...

A couple faucets and some poly on that wood and you'll be done!

Are you planning on keeping the collar on for capacity even though you are building a coffin?
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-29-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 23,125
Posted By ZombieBrew83
Porcello remains the weakest link in Detroit's...

Porcello remains the weakest link in Detroit's starting pitchers. It's easy to jump on the Smyly bandwagon but he had some trouble down the stretch last season, if I remember correctly. I think...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-26-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By ZombieBrew83
I got a bunch of my stuff from Birdman too. ...

I got a bunch of my stuff from Birdman too. Great prices and very fast shipping. Keg Connection is another good vendor. They have a little more selection based on the size of your lines,...
Forum: General Techniques 04-25-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,243
Posted By ZombieBrew83
My kettle is a Bayou Classic with a basket. I...

My kettle is a Bayou Classic with a basket. I pull the bag-lined basket and let it sit on a cookie rack (similar to an oven rack) and push on the bag to help drainage. Works well so far.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-19-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,475
Posted By ZombieBrew83
Really cool read. Thank you for sharing this!

Really cool read. Thank you for sharing this!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-19-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By ZombieBrew83
Yes, the more vigorous the boil, the faster the...

Yes, the more vigorous the boil, the faster the boil-off rate will be. However, a vigorous boil helps to drive of DMS when mashing with pilsen malt.
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