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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-09-2014, 07:43 PM
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Posted By rdkopp0153
Here's a great resource of NHC gold medal winning...

Here's a great resource of NHC gold medal winning beers from 2004-2013, indexed by style.

www.alternativecommutepueblo.com/2011/10/ahanhc-gold-medal-winning-recipes-for.html
Forum: General Techniques 06-12-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By rdkopp0153
Body and Aging

We all know that our bodies usually get worse with aging but what about with beer?

I know alcohol levels will mellow and flavors change and meld, but
will the body and mouthfeel of an aged beer...
Forum: Cider Forum 04-15-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By rdkopp0153
Thanks for the answer! Hopefully the K-meta...

Thanks for the answer!
Hopefully the K-meta won't hurt? Will I need to heat the must in order to dissolve the Ksorbate?

Thanks agin.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-14-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By rdkopp0153
You can also add gelatin post fermentation to...

You can also add gelatin post fermentation to clear up the beer. Mostly for yeast, but some proteins will drop out.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-14-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By rdkopp0153
1.002 or 1.020? If it's the former, then yes,...

1.002 or 1.020? If it's the former, then yes, something is potentially wrong. 1.002 will have a pretty cidery flavor to it, or possibly wild yeast has dropped it this low. If it's the latter,...
Forum: Cider Forum 04-14-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By rdkopp0153
Dissolving K-meta

I just added 1/4 tsp of K-meta to my 5 gallon cider batch. I didn't dissolve it in boiled water prior, just sanitized the measuring spoon, dropped it in, then stirred with another sanitized spoon. ...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-27-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By rdkopp0153
Oh duh, I just thought of California Common.

Oh duh, I just thought of California Common.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-27-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By rdkopp0153
Alt substitution for competition

We're hosting a competition in a few months that is limited to "American Styles", one beer I already have on tap is a Dusseldorf Alt. Any American Style category I may be able to sneak an Alt into?...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-01-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By rdkopp0153
I'm also working on a map of where NHC medal...

I'm also working on a map of where NHC medal beers are coming from. It could be used as an aide to which region you would prefer to submit your beers with the stiffest or weakest competition. Stay...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-27-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By rdkopp0153
Yeah, an updated version with newer medal winning...

Yeah, an updated version with newer medal winning recipe stats and inclusion of newer hops, grains, processes, etc would be awesome! Until then, you can kind of get that from looking at all these...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-27-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By rdkopp0153
I'll keep adding to it every year that the NHC...

I'll keep adding to it every year that the NHC Gold medal recipes come out.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-27-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By rdkopp0153
2004-2013 NHC Gold Medal Recipes

Here are the 2004-2013 NHC Gold Medal winning recipes indexed by BJCP subcategory. For me it's a good baseline for recipe formulation, kind of like a modern day Designing Great Beers. A great way...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-11-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By rdkopp0153
Bump

Bump
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-10-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By rdkopp0153
Plus one on racking to secondary too early. ...

Plus one on racking to secondary too early.
Take a hydrometer reading, but don't rack to secondary until you've reached your final gravity. Or at least within a few points.
Make a small...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-10-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By rdkopp0153
I've made it to 8 generations before having...

I've made it to 8 generations before having issues.
If you notice anything funky from the previous batch, don't wash it.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-10-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By rdkopp0153
That just looks your cold break coming out of...

That just looks your cold break coming out of solution and settling to the bottom. No worries in my opinion, although tough to tell from a picture.
They are proteins that precipitate when the wort...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-10-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By rdkopp0153
Over-pitch from commercial slurry

I recently brewed a Munich Helles (1.051) and received a lager yeast (similar to Wyeast 2007) slurry from my local brewery so I decided to pitch it. He gave it to me in a sanitized pickle jar,...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-07-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By rdkopp0153
BJCP Score Sheets

Entered my first competition and just received my BJCP score sheets. I ended up getting two 40+ point scores on two different beers and the judges checked the box "send me the recipe". Very...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-21-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By rdkopp0153
http://thebrewingnetwork.com/shows/736

http://thebrewingnetwork.com/shows/736
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-20-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By rdkopp0153
Thank you everyone for your advice. Listening to...

Thank you everyone for your advice. Listening to the Brew Strong episode right now.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-20-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By rdkopp0153
Blending Beers for Competition

I'm looking to blend two finished beers into one final bottled beer for competition.
Beer #1 (Pumpkin Porter) is currently in a bottle, fully carbed.
Beer #2 (Brown Ale) is currently in a keg,...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-31-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By rdkopp0153
For me, a Single Hopped Citra IPA, plus some...

For me, a Single Hopped Citra IPA, plus some Vienna (maybe just for visual perception) in the grain bill gives a delightful mango flavor without adding actual mango.
Forum: General Techniques 05-20-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,767
Posted By rdkopp0153
I added 8 ounces to 5 gallons last night and as...

I added 8 ounces to 5 gallons last night and as expected, it raised the gravity 0.004 points. It's tough to tell if I can really taste 4 points thicker, but psychologically it helped:)
I'll let...
Forum: General Techniques 05-19-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,767
Posted By rdkopp0153
Are you dissolving the malto dextrine in boiling...

Are you dissolving the malto dextrine in boiling water, then racking to secondary on top of the maltodextrine water?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-18-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By rdkopp0153
Using maltodextrin post fermentation

Long story short, due to a inaccurate thermometer, I massed at 149 instead of 154, missed my final gravity (under) by 5 points and am considering adding maltodextrin to bring some body back. This is...
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