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Old 02-02-2013, 02:05 PM   #751
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Oh hell yeah, mine's been in the fermenter for a week now! Once I get a cup of coffee and clear the fog, I'll take a reading and post back. Sure do wish I had some Heady for comparison (yes, that's directed at you people up over there )

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Old 02-02-2013, 08:10 PM   #752
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Long time reader, first time poster..

Successfully harvested Conan from some cans. I am going to use it alongside EdWort's Haus Pale Ale's grainbill mostly so I can understand its properties, and so I have a lot more yeast. Then I'm going to do a clone, in large part based on tastings here, in small part based on experimentation. My goal isn't necessarily a dead-on clone, but moreso for a badass IPA inspired by it.

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Old 02-02-2013, 10:33 PM   #753
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Looks great Vegan and Skinny.....

Do you guys taste any biscuit in Heady? Maybe Vienna?

I've got to break down and start a real search for some Heady. I've got all my equipment free, so it's time to get my A$$ in gear.

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Old 02-02-2013, 11:09 PM   #754
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Do you guys taste any biscuit in Heady? Maybe Vienna?

I've got to break down and start a real search or some Heady. I've got all my equipment free, so it's time to get my A$$ in gear.
Hard to tell, Pearl is a bit dry and bready on it's own. I only put other stuff (Munich) in there for a little sweetness and to get it up towards 5.7-5.9SRM.
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Old 02-03-2013, 03:50 AM   #755
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Dry hop update on my 2nd attempt. I split the 5.25 gallons or so into 2 kegs evenly. I wanted to simplify the hop additions to see if I could get the dominant heady characteristic to come out. I did one keg with the 5-gallon-batch-equivalent of 3 ounces of Simcoe and 1.5 ounces of Centennial, the other keg was 3 ounces Simcoe and 1.5 ounces of Columbus.

I figure I can add to the dry hop after a few days if I taste something missing. On the first attempt, I couldn't take out hops, so was limited to adding more on top of the 6 I put in already.

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Old 02-03-2013, 04:19 AM   #756
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I'm at 1.01, cold crashing tomorrow. The sample smelled amazing, very Heady-like. Tropical, dank, tasted great too.

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You brewed about a week ago, didn't you, last weekend?

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Week ago today.

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Super fast ferm, right? I've been sub to this thread since the beginning.
I appreciate all you brewers have done to get this right. Unfortunately, I am still working to all grain brewing, and don't have the equipment (or knowledge) to work on it. I cannot wait to try the 'final' recipe for my first all grain in the next couple months.

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I appreciate all you brewers have done to get this right. Unfortunately, I am still working to all grain brewing, and don't have the equipment (or knowledge) to work on it. I cannot wait to try the 'final' recipe for my first all grain in the next couple months.

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Pretty avg. for my beers. 5-7 days is what I usually see with ales, and after seeing Conan get up and go in starters, I figured he'd chew through this wort fast. I went 62 up to 64 degrees over the first three days and bumped it up to ~67 today. Couple days at ~50 and then dry hops at room temp.
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