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Other Fermentables / Re: Hazy melomel
« on: December 08, 2017, 01:39:23 AM »
Once fermentation is finished, I use Super Kleer KC.   Works great.
https://www.morebeer.com/products/super-kleer-finings-kieselsolchitosan-65-ml.html

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Zymurgy / Re: NHC Gold Medal Recipes
« on: August 27, 2017, 10:19:09 PM »
Also, NHC uses the checkbox scoresheets.  There most likely won't be the detailed information you're hoping to see. 

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Equipment and Software / Re: Scaling to the next level
« on: May 20, 2017, 01:27:37 AM »
Bought my Sabco in 2010 and have never regretted it.

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Other Fermentables / Re: Chocolate in Mead
« on: April 02, 2017, 11:06:34 PM »
Raw nibs.  The 6 months was in the bottle.  They sat on the nibs for apx 2 weeks. 

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Other Fermentables / Re: Chocolate in Mead
« on: April 02, 2017, 01:56:00 PM »
I've used nibs and found them to be quite bitter initially.  After apx 6 months, the bitterness mellowed out and it was a pleasant chococlate character. 

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Beer Recipes / Re: New Orleans Stout - Where did I go wrong
« on: August 24, 2016, 05:59:33 PM »
No excuse for those remarks.   Moving forward....I make a stout that uses Cafe du Monde coffee.  The coffee contains chickory and imparts a great flavor.  I do a cold press and add to the secondary.  Straight chickory may be a touch harsh. 

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Yeast and Fermentation / Re: Rasins in a Barleywine
« on: July 05, 2016, 07:46:01 PM »
If you're looking for raisin flavor, add a bit of Special B malt.

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Ingredients / Re: Adding Fruit Puree in Stages
« on: June 15, 2016, 05:01:47 PM »
+1 To apricot.   Very similar flavor and aroma but much more intense. 

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Homebrew Competitions / Re: NHC 2016 Final Round scores
« on: June 11, 2016, 10:29:50 PM »
Live streaming of the awards presentation here: http://livestream.com/thebrewingnetwork/nhc2016

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Equipment and Software / Re: 3 Beer Bottle Shipping Boxes
« on: June 01, 2016, 08:12:40 PM »
http://www.winepacks.com/Beer-Packaging/12-Bottle-Beer-Beverage-Kit.html

Really nice shippers.   Fortunately for me, they are located 30 minutes away so I can avoid the shipping cost. 

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Kegging and Bottling / Re: Mead Bottling
« on: May 27, 2016, 08:40:03 PM »
If you have any plans on entering competitions, bottle a few in 12oz beer bottles. 

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Beer Recipes / Re: Roggenbier
« on: May 27, 2016, 06:59:43 PM »
have you tried a 70% Rye beer?


Yes I tried it.  Did very well in competitions.   My rye stout has just under 25% rye malt.   

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Beer Recipes / Re: Roggenbier
« on: May 27, 2016, 04:23:18 PM »
My Roggenbier is typically 70% rye.   Use rice hulls in the mash and you won't have any sparging issues. 

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Homebrew Competitions / Re: Non BJCP Judging
« on: May 24, 2016, 08:43:56 PM »
I'd be happy to come judge if you cover travel expenses :)

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Zymurgy / Re: May/June print edition shipping issues
« on: May 19, 2016, 05:11:47 PM »
Mine never showed up.  Of course it's the issue I'm in. 

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