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  1. J

    The Resurrection Of British Hops

    The most fascinating thing about brewing and the reason why we all dedicate our time to this wonderful process is that there are a myriad of different possibilities, combinations, aromas, flavors that can all be produced by personally varying the brewing procedure and ingredients. This means...
  2. michio

    Coconut oil in mead

    Hey, usual beer brewer but decided to make a few meads recently. Wanted to see if adding coconut oil is a problem. I've always read that oil is bad for head retention on beer but since its a mead does it matter? I figured I just mix it in some hot water and stir and pour in with the rest of the...
  3. Pappa_Bjorn

    Diagnosing off-tastes and causes in failed juniper gose?

    My first ever non-kit beer went terribly wrong, and I can't figure out what caused the off tastes or what they're called. Recipe for 3gal/11L single stage; 0,45kg/1lb Acid malt 0,9kg/2lb wheat extract 0,3kg/10oz light extract 10g/.4oz crystal @3%AAU 60m 20g/.8oz juniper berries 20m 2 orange...
  4. D

    Essential Oils v. Cold-Brew v. Dried Mint

    Hello all, first time posting. For the first time in a year plus, I haven't been able to find a definitive answer online. I'm working on a holiday Wit, that I was hoping to turn into a candy cane/peppermint beer. I got to just under 5 gallons, and added in 2 quarts of cold-brewed peppermint tea...