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Posted in thread: massive (wild) hop score on 12-03-2013 at 10:08 PM
So the beer turned out good. Low IBUs though, as expected I guess. I'll probably end up keeping
for aroma/dry hoping. No off flavors, just mild.
Posted in thread: 5 gallon brew in 2 separate pots on 09-26-2013 at 03:28 PM
The hop utilization will be better. Rather then boiling a thick wort and toping off with water.
when I don't do 2 batches at once I do this method for extracts.
Posted in thread: What do you use for RO water storage? on 09-26-2013 at 04:07 AM
I service RO and micro filtration systems. I would recommend using a RO storage tank.Make sure
you have the auto shut off working properly, or you'll end up clogging your filters fast. For
line use Pe...
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 09-26-2013 at 02:53 AM
When you are trying to "last" and think of your brew day.
Posted in thread: Make an argument FOR racking to secondary on 09-25-2013 at 03:51 AM
I almost always use a secondary. For dry hoping. Also if I'm using a yeast that has a low
flocculation. Example yeast (I find) wyeast1056 floats around abit, a nice yeast though.Needing
Posted in thread: Dry hopping on 09-21-2013 at 06:35 PM
I have always dry hoped at the start of secondary fermentation, and left it in there until
keging. Never had any grass or off flavors. I'll try 5-7 days next time.
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Pie Mead (fermented in a pumpkin) on 09-20-2013 at 03:01 PM
Pumpkins are ready where I am. yesterday I drove by a patch and thought what can I use these
for. Can't lie, I got a bit excited when I saw this. Fermenting in a pumpkin. :D
Posted in thread: Beer Volcanoe in 3.. 2.. 1... on 09-19-2013 at 07:12 AM
hahaha, I have done that, my keg, friends garage. one time the lid of the tap unscrewed on my
friend as he was serving, and putting more gas in. regulator was set to 60psi. he crimped the
line after a...
Posted in thread: 'old OJ' flavor and my first experience with orange in secondary on 09-19-2013 at 07:01 AM
I have used orange before. But if you put the pith (the white part under the orange skin) it
will taste more like that then anything. it might not go away. I have bought a "brew friendly"
Posted in thread: Hop dryer on 09-17-2013 at 05:46 PM
Good work. Did you put a thermometer in there? How hot does it get?