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Posted in thread: Help! WLP002 not available on 05-29-2015 at 08:21 PM
Try safale us-04 which I believe is the same strain as 002 and 1968. Or if that's not available
then I think wlp007 is another English strain.WLP002 --> WLP005 --> WLP007 is a series of
Posted in thread: Black IPA recipe, look solid? on 05-29-2015 at 05:24 PM
I'd be curious to know how the Midnight Wheat works out. You'll get subtle roast but also some
rounder chocolate notes.Of Blackprinz and Midnight Wheat, I went with 1# blackprinz for a
double black IP...
Posted in thread: Great Expectations "Derailed" on 05-28-2015 at 04:21 PM
It definitely made me want to do something on cherries.Their bottling line is pretty legit too
- all of it is enclosed in plexiglass unlike other places. Only thing I could say is that they
Posted in thread: Great Expectations "Derailed" on 05-28-2015 at 04:08 PM
I was just up at Erie Brewing a few months ago. You're talking about Erie Brewing's
Derailed.Derailed was pretty good from the tap as I recall. BeerAdvocate places it as a cream
ale but I thought the ...
Posted in thread: Quality of Articles Featured on HBT on 05-27-2015 at 03:51 PM
I'm being historic.
Posted in thread: Quality of Articles Featured on HBT on 05-27-2015 at 03:24 PM
P.S. don't try to steer it back or you will get shouted down for steering it away from macaroni
pictures.Viva la' InternetsI call it macaroni.
Posted in thread: Lost about 6 litres of water tonight!! on 05-27-2015 at 02:33 PM
In the original post there wasn't any talk about loss of water to the boil. The 19L sparge
volume and 13L in the fermenter - the way it's written - sounds like there wasn't a boil. All
in all, there m...
Posted in thread: Lost about 6 litres of water tonight!! on 05-26-2015 at 08:49 PM
Grains will absorb water when you mash them. It's a loss you have to factor in. 1 quart / pound
(6L / 2.7 kg) seems high though. With BIAB you can squeeze the bag to get extra wort out.Sparge
to hit a...
Posted in thread: IPAs don't travel well... on 05-24-2015 at 08:29 PM
Orval doesn't sell that much in some places so you also have the opportunity to get some
'vintage' ones. I found a stash of four-year old bottles at an Acme.
Posted in thread: Strike Hops on 05-23-2015 at 12:39 PM
I got bitterness from strike hopping a few times. It seemed to give about the right IBU and as
far as Beersmith is concerned lower gravity gives slightly higher bitterness.A hop
burst/whirlpool after ...