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Posted in thread: Ferment Temp on 04-24-2008 at 12:23 PM
Thanks for the help! I got the temp down to 70 and everything seems to be ok. Plan on taking
gravity readings the next 3 days and then move to a secondary for dry hopping. 1oz cascade and
Posted in thread: Ferment Temp on 04-23-2008 at 12:16 PM
I brewed a IPA this Sunday, pitched the yeast starter and then set the beer in a nice its usual
spot to ferment 66-68 degrees. Woke up and the air lock was bubbling nicley. Got home from work
and the ...
Posted in thread: Hello from Oswego, IL on 04-18-2008 at 01:27 PM
Welcome,I am brewing batch #4 Saturday afterenoon.
Posted in thread: Ipa-iub's on 04-18-2008 at 12:32 PM
Stats OG 1.057 FG 1.014 IBU 61 ABV 5.5 % SRM 10 Specifics Boil Volume 3 gallons Batch Size 5
gallons Yeast 75% AA Style Comparison Low High OG 1.050 1.057 1.075 FG 1.012 1.014 1.016 IBU 40
61 60+ SRM ...
Posted in thread: Ipa-iub's on 04-17-2008 at 03:31 PM
118 IBU seems a bit high, I thought this would come in closer to 60. Any suggestions? Stats OG
1.057 FG 1.014 IBU 118 ABV 5.5 % SRM 10 Specifics Boil Volume 3 gallons Batch Size 5 gallons
Yeast 75% AA...
Posted in thread: Recipe on 03-28-2008 at 04:15 PM
Thinking of a extract IPA, here are the hop I currently have. Plan on using some to dry hop.
Any suggestions on a schedule for 5 gallons and a 2.5 gallon boil.2oz Perle2oz Cascade2oz
Posted in thread: Temp drop on 03-13-2008 at 02:34 PM
Yeast- WL California Ale V 00011
Posted in thread: Temp drop on 03-13-2008 at 12:44 PM
Brewed a dark ale sunday afternoon and pitched the starter by 4pm. Moved to a nice dark warm
66-68 degree spot. Woke up Monday and the beer was fermenting away.Same Tues and Wed morining.
Posted in thread: Hello from the Chicago Burbs on 02-20-2008 at 02:44 PM
Downers Grove here. Currently drinking a IPA, and have a Bastard clone in the secondary.
Posted in thread: Hydro reading-best way? on 02-12-2008 at 03:04 PM
I currently have a ale in the primary (plastic bucket) and want to get a hydo reading to see
how fermentation is progressing. What is the best way to do this? I hate the idea of opening it
up and expo...