Memnoch wrote:The DIPA (8.5% ~130 IBU) was a bit disappointing to me, but my friends loved it. Need to adjust the hops a bit for the next try to get a bit more citrusy notes in. And I think I'll try and make the next batch with a bit lower ABV. This got people way too drunk way too fast.
gnoff_the_creep wrote:Had planned to brew two different Berliner Weisse as well, trying out both sour mash and sour kettle, but might move to another flat soon, if so will postpone those as wella s the planned meads until later this fall.
Memnoch wrote:I seem to have forgotten to post how my first beers turned out. Seeing how I only have a couple of bottles of each left, I guess they were drinkable.
The DIPA (8.5% ~130 IBU) was a bit disappointing to me, but my friends loved it. Need to adjust the hops a bit for the next try to get a bit more citrusy notes in. And I think I'll try and make the next batch with a bit lower ABV. This got people way too drunk way too fast.
The black IPA turned out much better (IMO). Really nice roasty taste with a bit of bitter chocolate in the taste. I might try adding some coffee for the next one. Probably fine-tuning the hops as well, but over all this turned out really well. There's definitely a big difference in the taste between my first tasting soon after bottling it and now after, hmm, six or so weeks.
mooyagi wrote:Looks like i'll be going here. http://www.oregonbrewfest.com/index2.php?p=fact
We just booked a trip out to washington and oregon and didn't even know about the festival. It just happens to fall during the time we were planning on being in portland! This is fantastic.
gnoff_the_creep wrote:Working Mon-Fri at Poppels next week, then my employment is over, moving on to the Gothenburg based brewery West Coast Bryggeri.
Monmisreal wrote:Bitter bitter bitter! I'd like to try one of your cottonmouth bitter black ipas
Memnoch wrote:Monmisreal wrote:Bitter bitter bitter! I'd like to try one of your cottonmouth bitter black ipas
It turned out quite nice, at least to my liking. I'll bring a bottle or two with me to Miami.
Spent the weekend in Tallinn. Only managed to try about 25 new beers. Lots of porters and stouts and some double/triple IPAs. I've really grown to love coffee porters and luckily that seems to be a trend on the rise in Estonia.
Memnoch wrote:Excellent. Any requests for beers? I guess I could bring something hard to get abroad Finnish beers like Hopping Brewsters' gruit ale?
Monmisreal wrote:I still haven't had a Pliney. Living on the polar opposite side of the country sucks ass when it comes to distribution. I'm thinking about asking one of the implementers at work if they'd be able to bring a bottle of local stuff from wherever they go.
gnoff_the_creep wrote:You should brew a New England style IPA Ville!
Screw that awful pith like atringent harsh bitterness, hop juice and drinkability FTW!
Monmisreal wrote:Managed to try about 60 beers since Thursday night and brought back a bunch of stuff too! Soo much stuff we can't get in Florida.
mooyagi wrote:Monmisreal wrote:Managed to try about 60 beers since Thursday night and brought back a bunch of stuff too! Soo much stuff we can't get in Florida.
Sounds like your giant bag of beer made it home in one piece then?
gnoff_the_creep wrote:Brewed a Stout Porter Saturday and a Saison yesterday
gnoff_the_creep wrote:Waiting for our wedding beers to get CO2, should be done by next weekend, then a little time for them to mature before it is time to see how the guests enjoy them.
Hopefully they all like porter and saison
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