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  • Posted in thread: What is your experience with pitching slightly warm - 75-78 degrees? on 07-11-2014 at 09:39 PM
    Always chill to your target ferment temp unless you're experimenting or are going for something
    non-typical. My common practice. Chill to 65 for most ales, 50 for lagers, oxygenate by shaking
    or pure ...

  • Posted in thread: Hop Schedule on 07-11-2014 at 07:03 PM
    Bittered w 3 oz cascade and an oz of chinook. Rest of my hop schedule will go as follows15 min
    1oz cascadeWhirlpool 2 oz citra, 1 oz chinook, 2 oz amarilloDryHop2 oz cascade, 1 oz amarillo,
    1 oz simco...

  • Posted in thread: Hop Schedule on 07-11-2014 at 06:02 PM
    Right you are! Last time I did all cascade and mostly basemalt, my beer came out tasting like
    grapefruit juice.30 min left. Get those hop schedules in!

  • Posted in thread: Hop Schedule on 07-11-2014 at 05:34 PM
    I have an IPA mashing right now . Pick my hop schedule from the following hops and I'll use the
    one I like best. By the way, I'm looking to use up as much cascade as possible. By the looks of
    my plant...

  • Posted in thread: US-05 fermenting at 73 deg on 06-29-2014 at 04:36 AM
    It's a very forgiving yeast... And you pitched cool. I think you'll end up w a good brew. No
    worries here.

  • Posted in thread: Billions of lives lost on 06-03-2014 at 02:24 AM
    Good to hear. Mine's been lagering on the gas for probably a month now. I'll be a while till it
    gets tapped as my pilsner is still 90% full. My goal is to have one lagered beer on tap at all
    times whi...

  • Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder Clone on 06-03-2014 at 02:19 AM
    Same difference. You should still get a nice clean flavor if you pitched a good amount of
    healthy yeast. If you underpitched and actual temps inside the fermenter got much above 70, you
    may notice a l...

  • Posted in thread: Catching wild yeast without DME on 05-26-2014 at 03:50 AM
    Stay away from honey. Its naturally anti microbial. Same reason it doesnt ferment in the hives.
    Also... the poster Said not to use corn sugar.Good luck. Start small and work your way up to a

  • Posted in thread: Trimming back on 05-21-2014 at 02:18 AM
    I think I'm going to let mine go wild this year minus stripping the leaves and the smallest
    vines from the base from here on out. I had two first year cascades and ended up with a pile of
    hops with no...

  • Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder Clone on 05-15-2014 at 09:23 PM
    I see that on Russian rivers website they say they include amarillo but this clone lacks it.
    Reasoning? Where would you incorporate amarillo in the boil?Also do you just pitch the 1 packet
    of s-05?The...