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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-01-2013, 03:36 PM
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Posted By LegitBrew
Does it still need to be dry-hopped? If so, I'd...

Does it still need to be dry-hopped? If so, I'd just proceed as normal, relax and think happy thoughts. If its just going to sit in there for a few weeks not doing much, I'd go ahead and bottle. 3...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-30-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By LegitBrew
Maybe it was the universe's way of telling you...

Maybe it was the universe's way of telling you that you should have gone with a mocha white.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-30-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,057
Posted By LegitBrew
Well, I don't think you can go anywhere near...

Well, I don't think you can go anywhere near wrong with a combo of any of those. Late-night-half-drunkenly-concocting me would like to smell 1oz Centennial, 1/2oz Citra, 1/2oz Simcoe on that beer...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-29-2013, 08:24 PM
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Posted By LegitBrew
What else ya got? ;)

What else ya got? ;)
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-29-2013, 07:04 PM
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Posted By LegitBrew
Doing single malt/single hop beers is a great way...

Doing single malt/single hop beers is a great way to get a better grasp on the qualities of individual hops. Also, I'd highly recommend this method of testing dry-hopping single varieties/different...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-29-2013, 07:00 PM
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Views: 147,239
Posted By LegitBrew
I enjoyed most of their beers, and was sad they...

I enjoyed most of their beers, and was sad they had to close (not sure of the exact reasons that happened).......but whatever I drank that day was hot garbage. It may have been some sort of one-off,...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-29-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,057
Posted By LegitBrew
Agree with pretty much everything said. Bitter...

Agree with pretty much everything said. Bitter with Columbus only. The only other advice, if you want a fifty/fifty ratio of flavor/aroma I'd adjust to something like 60%columbus/40% citra or...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-29-2013, 12:48 AM
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Posted By LegitBrew
A light belgian (maybe the pale?) from Craggie (a...

A light belgian (maybe the pale?) from Craggie (a since closed Asheville brewery). While some of their beers were not bad at all, this one was horrible. Smelled like circus peanuts. It was...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-21-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By LegitBrew
^agree. I'd not mess with the iipa. There's no...

^agree. I'd not mess with the iipa. There's no sense in risking oxygenating a whole hop oil riddled batch just for two bottles--bottles that probably aren't going to be ready anyhow. Wit is perfect....
Forum: General Techniques 05-21-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 34,458
Posted By LegitBrew
+1 fuggles H8. No one hated on crystal yet... I...

+1 fuggles H8. No one hated on crystal yet... I don't exactly hate it, but i NEVER use em. I find them boring and easily replaceable. Still think Mt. Hood hasn't been hate raped either, but I can't...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-21-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By LegitBrew
IF, you decide you must enter... to answer your...

IF, you decide you must enter... to answer your question, no, options A&B should not explode. I agree with probably not entering them because they are not complete, but if you do.....I'd go with A on...
Forum: Mead Forum 05-20-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,910
Posted By LegitBrew
After a quick google, looks like a lot of...

After a quick google, looks like a lot of avocado/guacamole flavored drinks are milk based....which actually sounds really good. "Avocado Mead" didn't sound that good to me when I first started...
Forum: Cooking & Pairing 05-20-2013, 05:29 PM
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Views: 16,634
Posted By LegitBrew
People.

People.
Forum: Mead Forum 05-20-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,910
Posted By LegitBrew
Hahahaha! I love this thread. Reminds me of a...

Hahahaha! I love this thread. Reminds me of a friend that wanted to make "Thanksgiving Mead" wherein he wanted to take turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, corn, all the traditional holiday meal stuff,...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-19-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By LegitBrew
^agree. too soon to be sure, but there's not...

^agree. too soon to be sure, but there's not really anything you could do to fix it anyhow (at least no way I can really think of without risk of making it worse....possibly a lot worse). After...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-18-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By LegitBrew
Plan on testing out at least dry-hop ness of...

Plan on testing out at least dry-hop ness of different combos with the brilliantly ridiculous and yet effective budlight method:
http://www.bertusbrewery.com/2013/03/dry-hopped-bud-light.html
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-18-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By LegitBrew
Ohh, have 2 lbs of Citra as well. womp womp!...

Ohh, have 2 lbs of Citra as well. womp womp! Yeah, I think 5 or so is the most I've ever done. At first glance I am thinking possibly a Warrior bittered, centennial/simcoe midway, palisade/light...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-18-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By LegitBrew
IPA......on crack!

So....I just ordered my spring batch of hops, and am about to start dropping 10 gallon hop bombs all over the place. So far, I have at least a pound each of:
Centennial, Columbus, Simcoe, Warrior,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-07-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 966
Views: 125,431
Posted By LegitBrew
"What kind of beer do you brew?" "I like light...

"What kind of beer do you brew?"
"I like light beers, like a pilsner, or an ale."

"Well I make all types of beers really, you name it. Most recently I made a Belgian Saison"

-blinking pause-
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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-05-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By LegitBrew
I wash my yeast, but I've let the cake sit a...

I wash my yeast, but I've let the cake sit a couple of days before with no problems. No idea how long it would be viable, but I would guess you'd be fine within a week. I leave an inch or so of beer...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-30-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 120
Posted By LegitBrew
Dim Wit Recipe. Split batch. Critique

Recipe I'm working on for tomorrow:

Target= 11 gallons post-boil

10lb Idapils 2-row
8lb Pale wheat malt
1lb Carapils
8oz Flaked Oats

Step Mash:
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-30-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 796
Posted By LegitBrew
Do you ever just make up a recipe and say "Suuure...

Do you ever just make up a recipe and say "Suuure why not?"

YES!

Most recent was a Black Cherry Sour Porter. 25% sour mash. Combined with pure black cherry juice in secondary. Turned...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-28-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By LegitBrew
I've had this same translucent layer thing happen...

I've had this same translucent layer thing happen to beers before. The first time, I was worried but the beer turned out completely fine. Now I just ignore it if it happens. (not sure exactly what it...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-28-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By LegitBrew
Ohh, just saw that you're trying to get rid of...

Ohh, just saw that you're trying to get rid of the perle. I would just use them, bumped up to get it where columbus would alpha/ibu wise. It shouldn't make a huge difference in a beer this dark if...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-28-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By LegitBrew
I would go with columbus over perle personally....

I would go with columbus over perle personally. I'd probably drop the Williamette as well. I usually only do one addition of bittering hops in my RIS at 60min. Come to think of it, the last one I...
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