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Old 09-26-2012, 11:28 AM   #11
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How about using the cascade as bittering and the willamet for the late addition? Im stuck with those hopes as i already bought the receipe. He use the cascade because its an american version. So it might be more of an american stout than a foreign.


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Old 09-26-2012, 12:27 PM   #12
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Using American hops for an American beer isn't as important as the overall character. There should be little to no esters, phenols, and diacetyl. American styles (in general) tend to have hop flavor and aroma. English styles tend to come out on the malty side.


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Old 10-01-2012, 12:55 PM   #13
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So I brewed it yesterday. everything went right. I thought I was going to be rusty, havent brew in a few of months. I switched the hops. Used the cascade for bittering and the willamettes at 15 and flameout. smelled great, coffee, a bit of cocoa, floral and woody. this morning was bubbling like crazy. OG was 1.070.
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Old 10-16-2012, 05:22 PM   #14
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transfered to secondary, it looked, smelled and tasted yummy

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Old 10-16-2012, 07:12 PM   #15
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looks great! Cover that baby up. How long are you going to secondary it?
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Old 10-16-2012, 07:38 PM   #16
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it's sitting at my closet right now, very well covered. I'll let it sit for 2 weeks, after 2 weeks I'll add the vanilla extract and let it there for another week. will bottled it after that
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Old 10-17-2012, 04:44 PM   #17
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I'll PM you my address so you can send me some to sample....
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Old 12-15-2012, 07:18 PM   #18
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here it is, this was about 3 weeks ago. its better now


dont know the final gravity because hydrometer broke on bottling day
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Old 12-17-2012, 01:24 PM   #19
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Your OG was about 1.066.
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Old 12-17-2012, 03:25 PM   #20
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I'd be pleased to have that sitting on my counter. Nice looking brew.


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