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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-17-2013, 06:19 PM
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Posted By acidrain23
I think you are describing crystal malts which...

I think you are describing crystal malts which would make sense.

But if it is specifically the toasty/nutty note that Fat Tire has going on, I am absolutely convinced it is a small addition of...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-20-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By acidrain23
Sometimes adding fruit to secondary can kick...

Sometimes adding fruit to secondary can kick start a vigorous refermentation. I wouldn't worry! If the yeast are going that crazy, risk of a secondary infection is very low.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-15-2013, 05:56 PM
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Posted By acidrain23
Just wanted to update as I cracked a bottle last...

Just wanted to update as I cracked a bottle last night. I know you are probably thinking that this is just another boring brown ale, but this beer is awesome! Its one of the rare times that what I...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-30-2013, 07:56 PM
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Posted By acidrain23
I am a huge habanero fan and would love to pack...

I am a huge habanero fan and would love to pack loads of that fruity funky flavor into a beer without the blasting heat. One of my ideas, that I haven't had an opportunity to try out yet would be to...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-30-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 804
Posted By acidrain23
I think this is a great approach to brewing. I...

I think this is a great approach to brewing. I like to picture a beer in my head using your (as one poster put it) "taste imagination". Do you want citrus notes? Banana in the nose? Caramel? ...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-26-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 740
Posted By acidrain23
I think noblebrew is right, the colonists are...

I think noblebrew is right, the colonists are going to be drinking hooch. How many acres of barley will need to be grown to keep a colony flush with beer? Probably way to much domed realestate that...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-25-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 740
Posted By acidrain23
Biere de Mars. duh!

Biere de Mars. duh!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-25-2013, 03:25 PM
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Posted By acidrain23
I used a french variety of mint, called banana...

I used a french variety of mint, called banana mint (yes it has a hint of banana) in a Biere de Garde. Needless to say, the beer came out really really weird. I'm still not sure if it was the herbs...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-20-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By acidrain23
Hmm good point, maybe I'll sub the oz of ahtanum...

Hmm good point, maybe I'll sub the oz of ahtanum for the simcoe.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-19-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By acidrain23
How about something like this? 15M .5 oz...

How about something like this?

15M .5 oz Mosaic
15M .5 oz Simcoe
7M .5 oz Mosaic
7M .5 oz Citra
Flameout: .5 oz Mosaic
Flameout: .5 oz Citra
Flameout: .5 oz Simcoe
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-19-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By acidrain23
Hopburst Summer Wheat Ale

At the moment I'm experimenting with some lower gravity extra quaffable beers for late sping/early summer drinkin. For this one, I want a light ~4% abv beer with a massive hop aroma and flavor, but...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-18-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 50
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Posted By acidrain23
Hmm, good to know- thanks! So to reforumulate...

Hmm, good to know- thanks! So to reforumulate (and I'm scaling down to a three gallon batch for the first go at this)...how does this look?

3 lbs Light DME
2 lbs Marris Otter
1 lb Dark Brown...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-17-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,959
Posted By acidrain23
Where to start on the base for this one? ...

Where to start on the base for this one? Something like this? (note, I'll probably keep it down in the 6-7% ABV range)

6 lbs Dark DME

3 lbs Marris Otter
1 lb Dark Brown Sugar
1 lb Crystal...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-17-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By acidrain23
Plain Brown Dog

New beer! Shooting for something balanced, malty, hoppy yet drinkable. Going for toasty notes vs carmel though I do want a little of that. Thinking somewhere in between Half Acre's Over Ale and...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-16-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,959
Posted By acidrain23
Subscribed! I had this the other day and it is...

Subscribed! I had this the other day and it is really amazing stuff! I think when i give this a shot maybe bulk up on medium crystal to provide the sweetness this needs and then add lactose in...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-16-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,045
Posted By acidrain23
This is what I was thinking for the hop schedule....

This is what I was thinking for the hop schedule. Any thoughts? Thinking about brewing this tonight. Not looking for an exact clone, just something in 'the ballpark'. Thanks!

60M 1.0 oz...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-15-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By acidrain23
Add neutral spirits vodka, everclear etc to kill...

Add neutral spirits vodka, everclear etc to kill the germs while still preserving your volatiles.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-13-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,045
Posted By acidrain23
I want to try not exactly a clone, but definitely...

I want to try not exactly a clone, but definitely inspired by Half Acre's Over Ale- looking for something malty, with a nice biscuit note, but also balanced by a decent hop aroma and flavor. Here is...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-11-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By acidrain23
My personal take on this is that with the...

My personal take on this is that with the exception of extremely strongly flavored ingredients, like black patent, peat smoked malt, etc. if that it would be extremely difficult to perceive (although...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-10-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By acidrain23
If it was me, I would soak the lemon zest in...

If it was me, I would soak the lemon zest in vodka or other neutral spirits and add little by little shortly before bottling until you're reached your desired concentration. Or, maybe add half of...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-28-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By acidrain23
As an experiment, I made a Belgian Blonde with...

As an experiment, I made a Belgian Blonde with Sterling and Saaz in the boil, some cracked corriander, a Belgian yeast strain, and dry hopped with Galaxy. Sounds weird, but it came out amazing!
...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-28-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By acidrain23
This is going to give you a thick rich and very...

This is going to give you a thick rich and very sweet body. If you are going for a thinner body/easy drinkability, consider eliminating the flaked barley all together, and cut the honey malt way...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-27-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By acidrain23
Don't forget the Wyeast Belgian Saison strain,...

Don't forget the Wyeast Belgian Saison strain, that sucker goes up to 90F!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-26-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By acidrain23
If you're not a fan of crystal, why not just...

If you're not a fan of crystal, why not just leave it out all together?
Could substitute some vienna for a little extra maltiness (or Munich even). A whole pound of crystal would make this too...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-25-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,777
Posted By acidrain23
The Koreans make a tea out of roasted corn called...

The Koreans make a tea out of roasted corn called oksusu cha (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oksusu_cha). I've seen it in some of the asian markets I frequent and have been curious about using it in a...
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