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Beer in the American West. Just what was it?

The era we accoiate with the cattle drives started in 1866 when ranchers in Texas took there cattle to the nearest railroad in Missouri. By the 1890's the railroads had expanded to most of the united ...
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Last bottles are extremely cloudy in my first homebrew bottling

It's safe to drink. There are plenty of articles that claim that yeast is actually healthy (e.g., healthline.com, webmd). It may not taste great and look too cloudy. If that bothers you, you can try ...
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Using Pine with Beer

You might want to check out "Unlocking Kveik's Mysteries" by Lars Marius. It's a documentary of sorts on the history and origins of Kveik yeast along with the traditional use of Juniper in ...
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Last bottles are extremely cloudy in my first homebrew bottling

Definitely safe to drink, just a higher level of yeast in suspension. I would recommend to mark those bottles and see if they still look different after 4-6 weeks conditioning undisturbed in the ...
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What is Extract Twang?

I saw a new answer on here- what the hell- I'll post. In my experience- what you're describing is typically a byproduct of old (oxidized) liquid malt extract. It gets a really cloying flavor due to ...
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What possible reasons cause a (pale) beer to fail to carbonate in the bottle

Possible causes of uncarbonated beer after bottle conditioning: Insufficient priming sugar in the bottle, or no carbonation drop in the bottle. (I've made that mistake myself occasionally, thinking ...
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What is the distinctive flavor in Warsteiner Premium Verum?

I think know exactly the flavor you're talking about. A friend and I have also have been searching for this "nutty", biscuity flavor for years without success. I've tried adding Melanoidin ...
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What is Extract Twang?

I probably should know better than to respond to an 12 year old thread, but here goes: it is my impression that the amount and type of organic acids produced in the fermentation of malt extract is ...

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