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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-30-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,632
Posted By dirty_martini
i agree with the gypsum additions. i found that...

i agree with the gypsum additions. i found that as soon as i brought my sulfates up it helped make the bitterness crisper. i always had issues with what i felt was a muddled hop profile. the higher...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-19-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 39,087
Posted By dirty_martini
I sat with Vinnie and Natalie at a molecular...

I sat with Vinnie and Natalie at a molecular gastronomy beer dinner featuring RR beers. He told the whole dinner while describing his beers that all of his sours that have fruit added use dried...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-15-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By dirty_martini
simcoe, centennial, and citra have worked well...

simcoe, centennial, and citra have worked well for me with summit
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-12-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,259
Posted By dirty_martini
One thing you could do to cut back the sweetness...

One thing you could do to cut back the sweetness slightly, which will allow the bitterness to come through more...as well as help with the body would be to maybe cut back both of the crystal malts to...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-25-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,495
Posted By dirty_martini
i cant yet because my LHBS doesnt have the...

i cant yet because my LHBS doesnt have the chocolate rye...i would have to order it. Just trying to get and idea so I can adjust my recipe accordingly
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-24-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By dirty_martini
cali-belgique is just stone IPA fermented with a...

cali-belgique is just stone IPA fermented with a belgian yeast.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-24-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,495
Posted By dirty_martini
anyone? 80 views but no one has any info?

anyone? 80 views but no one has any info?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-22-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,495
Posted By dirty_martini
Chocolate Rye vs Chocolate Malt

Ive been wanting to do a rye stout for a while. Of course, Im planning on replacing some of the base malt with rye malt, but I was also thinking of replacing the chocolate malt I generally use with...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-30-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By dirty_martini
I think you need a little more chocolate malt (I...

I think you need a little more chocolate malt (I wouldn't use any more roasted barley or black patent) and you also need some crystal malt in there for some complexity and to balance out the roast. I...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-29-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,695
Posted By dirty_martini
I would keep the honey up at at least a pound. My...

I would keep the honey up at at least a pound. My recommendation would be to either add it to slightly chilled wort (once it drops into the 150 range....think of it as a whirlpool addition). I would...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-28-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By dirty_martini
My one bit of advice would be to cut back on the...

My one bit of advice would be to cut back on the roasted barley simply because too much can give you an acrid ashy flavor. You dont need to cut back on the amount of roasted malt overall, just on...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-28-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By dirty_martini
based on your original recipe, I think you could...

based on your original recipe, I think you could tweak it slightly and get what you want.

1. Up the crystal malt to 1lb. In a beer like this, I think that a blend of crystal malts can add...
Forum: For Sale 09-15-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By dirty_martini
sorry guys. pretty much as soon as I posted this...

sorry guys. pretty much as soon as I posted this someone local asked me about them. They are accounted for.
Forum: For Sale 09-14-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By dirty_martini
GABF Saturday day session 2 tickets

Im unfortunately unable to travel to Denver for GABF. I have 2 tickets to the saturday day AHA member only session from 12-4. I just want face value which is $112 for both. Let me know if you are...
Forum: Brew Science 08-09-2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,322
Posted By dirty_martini
Berliners are served with syrup, not goses. There...

Berliners are served with syrup, not goses. There was nothing added to the beer. The two beers looked exactly the same in their carboys. It was after it spent time in the keg carbing up that the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-08-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,678
Posted By dirty_martini
Im glad to see this worked out for you. Maybe,...

Im glad to see this worked out for you. Maybe, you can go even lower with the starting gravity to keep it in that 4% range next time. One of my favorite underrated breweries is Drakes. Last year they...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-08-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,825
Posted By dirty_martini
Ive been planning one of these for the holiday...

Ive been planning one of these for the holiday season. To get the apple flavor, a local restaurant supply store has this reduced apple cider syrup I was going to use as part of the fermentables....
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-08-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,383
Posted By dirty_martini
I never use blackstrap molasses in brews. The...

I never use blackstrap molasses in brews. The flavor is just too intense and I get a metallic note from the fermentation. I think it just might be because its really high in iron.

If you use...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-08-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By dirty_martini
simcoe is a great hop, but its not magical or...

simcoe is a great hop, but its not magical or anything. there are lots of great hops out there you could use. citra, chinook, columbus, summit, etc etc

you can be fine with just centennial and...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-08-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By dirty_martini
I disagree with EKG and willamette being...

I disagree with EKG and willamette being interchangable. Willamette and Fuggles yes. It is a fuggles derivative anyway. I use willamettes whenever the recipe calls for fuggles. As a matter of fact, I...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-08-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,031
Posted By dirty_martini
Not yet. I have both in stock and Im planning a...

Not yet. I have both in stock and Im planning a southern hemisphere style IPA using Riwaka as well.

Heres my experience with all three of these NZ/Aussie hops...

Nelson Sauvin - It really does...
Forum: Brew Science 08-08-2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,322
Posted By dirty_martini
Hopefully this will give a better understanding...

Hopefully this will give a better understanding of my confusion. On the left, the gose. One the right, the berliner. Both came from the same mash. Both were the exact same color going into the...
Forum: Brew Science 08-05-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,322
Posted By dirty_martini
is this better? ...

is this better?

http://im1.shutterfly.com/media/47a1d624b3127ccefd9e334f80ef00000040O08QbOWzly3ag9vPgg/cC/f%3D0/ps%3D50/r%3D0/rx%3D550/ry%3D400/
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-05-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By dirty_martini
I just add it to the bottling bucket the day of...

I just add it to the bottling bucket the day of bottling. I rehydrate first just so that it will get incorporate into the beer better and make sure to still it around so that its in suspension while...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-05-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By dirty_martini
Pacific Ale yeast has a pretty low attenuation....

Pacific Ale yeast has a pretty low attenuation. only 65-70%. Its known for leaving a maltier profile. 70% attenuation only leaves you at 1.019 FG, which is really high for an IPA. You should probably...
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