6/5/2013 – Tasted a beer from Elysian called Super Fuzz, liked it, and want to try to make something similar. Found a recipe on your site called Firehouse Amber Ale and am curious if Curacao orange peel might be an possible addition. The orange flavor in super fuzz is good, not sweet and not too bitter.
Response From Homebrew Heaven: Sure, Curacao Orange Peel can be used in that recipe. No problem.
5/17/2010 – what is your phone number?
Response From Homebrew Heaven: We can be reached at (425) 355-8865Our toll free order number is (800) 850-2739
4/29/2008 – I would like to make a blueberry beer for this summer and was thinking I would use to West Coast Blonde kit to do so. Do you recommend any other kit to use? I have been researching the best way to make a blueberry beer and have come across a couple different variations as to when to add the blueberries during the process. Do you have any . . .
Response From Homebrew Heaven: Yes, our West Coast Blonde Kit would be an excellent base for a fruit beer. If you like wheat beers, our Wizard's Wheat is also a nice choice.As far as fruit flavors, there are really two options for making a fruit beer: artificial flavorings and natural fruit. Using artificial flavorings is actually a pretty good way to go. They are . . .
4/14/2008 – I am planning on making a belgian whit beer, and I want to add some orange flavoring. Would the curaco be enough of should I also use some orange peel? And can I just use regular orange peel from fresh oranges, do I need to worry about the white "underlayer" of the peel?
Response From Homebrew Heaven: The bitter curacao would be more "authentic", and plenty for a nice belikan wit. I would NOT use regular orange peel from fresh oranges, and would certainly avoid the white "pith" under the peel. If you want more orange flavor you could also add some orange juice to the fermenter, altho I wouldn't overdo it!
1/26/2008 – I live about an hour (if traffic is good) from the address on your website. Do you have an actual store or is everything here based solely online?
Response From Homebrew Heaven: Yes, we have an actual brick-and-mortar store in Everett, WA. People actually walk in and buy stuff!Our address is:Homebrew Heaven9121 Evergreen WayEverett, WA 98204Heck, you can actually call us on the phone, too! It's 425-355-8865. A person will actually answer as long as it's business hours!
11/5/2006 – I live in Seattle, can I come and pick up the bottles in Everett? Do you have a "brick and mortar" store?
Response From Homebrew Heaven: You sure can. It is literally made of bricks and mortar, in South Everett. Our address is:Homebrew Heaven9121 Evergreen WayEverett, WA 98204425-355-8865Hours are 10-6:30 M-F and 9:30-5 on Saturdaysand 11:00am-3pm on Sundays
6/23/2006 – I would like to convert this coopers wheat to a wit beer. What would I need to add to the recipe to convert it? I have been told that I could add 1tbs coriander and 1 orange peel zested into the primary. Does this sound correct? Also, what quantity of the wheat DME should I use? On past batches of beer I have used around 1.5lbs. Someone told . . .
Response From Homebrew Heaven: I would add that coriander and orange peel in the last minute of the boil. Make sure the coriander is crushed right before you throw it in.Ideally you would use about 2.5 lbs of dry wheat malt extract. If you like a light wit, 1.5 lbs would be just fine.
8/8/2005 – When adding flavoring or spices what amounts do you use?????? I am about to order what I need to make a Belgian Ale with Orange (bitter) added but was curious how much to use.
Response From Homebrew Heaven: For a typical 5 gallon recipe, you would use about 1/2 oz.
2/14/2005 – I was planning on adding an orange flavor like this to my next brew but am wondering if taking my own orange peel and drying it myself would get the same effect.
Response From Homebrew Heaven: Depends on what you are looking for. Bitter orange peel is used in some wits and Belgian beers. Sweet orange peel is altogether different. More of an orange flavor(?).
2/1/2005 – Where can I buy the hops to brew the beer? I live in Plainview, Texas....would love to brew my own. But, I need the ingredients to brew it. will buy your equipment, so....where can I buy the goodies to brew it?
Response From Homebrew Heaven: Right here! We have a large selection of hops, yeasts, grains and everything you need in the way of ingredients. Here is a link:A good way to get started is to choose one of our ingredient (recipe) kits. They get you started the right way!
1/4/2005 – I am making a fruit pale ale. I have 2 questions. I am wondering what to add to my wort? Should it be real fruit, extract, puree, or anything else I have neglected. Also I have read in "The Joy of Homebrewing" that the Krausen, if not removed, from the primary fermenter can create a bitter taste. Is it worth exposing my beer to the . . .
Response From Homebrew Heaven: 1) Fruit should not be boiled, but puree or raw fruit can be added to the primary fermenter. Alternatively, you can add extract flavoring after all fermentation is complete. This allows you to "add to taste" just prior to bottling or kegging. Below is a link to the flavorings: 2) We do not advocate removing krausen, unless it makes you . . .
10/19/2004 – I am already planning on making a beer for Christmas and flavoring it with cinnamon and nutmeg. However, if I wanted to use grated ginger in a beer recipe, would it be a good match with something like a Canadian Ale? I want something light and crisp that would be further enhanced by the spice of ginger.
Response From Homebrew Heaven: Yes, we think ginger makes a nice addition, cinnamon too! HOWEVER...our advice is to be careful with nutmeg. The nutmeg seems to get more intense over time. Even a small amount seems to be too much, so use with caution.
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