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Posted in thread: Miller Lite (Really Triple Hopped) on 03-13-2013 at 10:29 PM
I started with an OG of 1.036. After a week in the secondary with a teaspoon of amylase enzyme,
I am down to 1.003 (original FG before enzyme was 1.006). Should I give it another week to try
and gain ...
Posted in thread: Thinking of making a nelson sauvin ipa on 02-10-2013 at 01:14 AM
I make an IPA using Nelson Sauvin that uses Pacific Gem for bittering. It makes a wonderful
Posted in thread: Porter split: vanilla, oak/scotch, vanilla & oak/scotch on 12-27-2012 at 12:11 AM
My brother is trying to tell me that Vanilla and Oak together will be too much vanilla. I'd
appreciate your feedback on that.
Posted in thread: Porter split: vanilla, oak/scotch, vanilla & oak/scotch on 12-26-2012 at 03:54 PM
Status update? I was looking to oak age a beer using a little scotch and vanilla as well.
Google search turned this thread up.TIA.
Posted in thread: Lemon Verbena Harvest IIPA on 11-28-2012 at 12:41 AM
After trying Stone's Anniversary IIPA, I decided to brew my own. I've used lemon verbena before
in a brew, but that was during the boil. In contacting Stone, they used their lemon verbena as
a dry hop...
Posted in thread: Consistently Over Shooting FG on 06-12-2012 at 03:59 AM
The beers taste great. They just have little to no body. I got a brew coming up and a glass
carbouy vacant. I'll try that and see what happens.
Posted in thread: Consistently Over Shooting FG on 06-12-2012 at 01:26 AM
Yes, I was having these issues before. I purposely changed out my mash tun and thermometer to
see if that would help. In two brews, it hasn't. I checked my hydrometer today in water and it
Posted in thread: Consistently Over Shooting FG on 06-11-2012 at 09:59 PM
I haven't checked final mash temps. I'm using the standard 10 gal Igloo water cooler. As for
yeast, I've used both Nottingham and Safale-05. Have same issues with both. I even went so far
as to check ...
Posted in thread: Consistently Over Shooting FG on 06-11-2012 at 06:47 PM
I've run into this problem for the last several months and I never used to have it before. I am
DRAMATICALLY blowing through my estimated FG numbers. This didn't used to happen. I was always
within a ...
Posted in thread: Smaragd Hops on 04-06-2012 at 12:30 AM
Still drinking this pale ale. Took me a while to narrow down the flavor profile, but I finally
did. This beer reminds me of Sam Adams Noble Pils. Although, I do like the Sam Adams