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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-06-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By cookmic5
209506 Here's a shot of the finished...

209506

Here's a shot of the finished product. The "salted" version is on the left. The salt doesn't appear to have affected head retention much, if at all. But it also didn't significantly improve...
Forum: India Pale Ale 06-19-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 70,899
Posted By cookmic5
I asked the same question. The responses on page...

I asked the same question. The responses on page 19, post #181-185, are what you're looking for.



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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-12-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By cookmic5
So I did a bit of a taste test. I took four...

So I did a bit of a taste test. I took four samples of apx. 3oz. One was the control--I didn't add anything to it. The second I added 1/8 of a teaspoon of regular table salt. The third was just a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-12-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By cookmic5
Yup, see the link I gave before describing the...

Yup, see the link I gave before describing the process (that didn't work for me as I mentioned in the follow-up post on the other thread).


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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-12-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By cookmic5
The link that I provided explained the process...

The link that I provided explained the process for getting "clear" coffee. Unfortunately, it didn't work for me--probably not enough gelatin. But to answer your question, yes, the yield was much...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-11-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By cookmic5
This was my technique, if you can call it that: ...

This was my technique, if you can call it that:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?t=476140

I'm going to try sampling it with and without the salt before bottling. If I think it helps,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-11-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By cookmic5
Adding salt at bottling?

I tried to make a coffee flavored blonde, but when I moved it to secondary the sample that I tried had a harsh bitterness to it. My wife is taking a biology course which led her to suggest adding...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 06-08-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 82,952
Posted By cookmic5
It's summer and a shandy sounds just about...

It's summer and a shandy sounds just about perfect right now. How many packets (of what?) and when did you add them?

Cheers !


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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-29-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By cookmic5
Update: the clear coffee didn't work. I probably...

Update: the clear coffee didn't work. I probably didn't have enough gelatin in the mixture. So I don't recommend following my measurements.

In terms of the brew, it went well but I ended up with a...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-23-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By cookmic5
Coffee Blonde

The motivation for this was OddSide Ales' Bean Flicker. I plan to brew this on Monday--Memorial Day. But, being that this is my 4th brew, I basically just made up the recipe from others on this site....
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-19-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,544
Posted By cookmic5
OddSide Ales makes a beer called Bean Flicker...

OddSide Ales makes a beer called Bean Flicker that is a blonde coffee flavored ale like this. It's fantastic. I'm planning to use the gelatin method to get a clear(ish) coffee to add to the boil. I...
Forum: India Pale Ale 04-06-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 70,899
Posted By cookmic5
Thank you both for the help! I can't wait to give...

Thank you both for the help! I can't wait to give this one a try.


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Forum: India Pale Ale 04-05-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 70,899
Posted By cookmic5
Here's a dumb question: I'm not setup for an all...

Here's a dumb question: I'm not setup for an all grain brew but I am dying to try to make this beer based on the hop scheduled alone (not to mention the reviews), so how might I go about recreating...
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