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Posted in thread: Lake Walk Pale Ale on 02-25-2014 at 01:34 AM
I noticed the beer I made encountered a significant decrease is hop aroma after just a few
weeks in the bottle. This has happened to me twice now rendering an average beer from what was
Posted in thread: Lake Walk Pale Ale on 01-27-2014 at 02:28 AM
I made a 5 gallon batch three weeks ago following the recipe closely. I started with OG 1.064
and fermented at 2 weeks to FG 1.012. One week with dry hops and bottled yesterday. I agree
with the earli...
Posted in thread: Caramel Amber Ale on 11-25-2013 at 12:35 AM
I brewed this up today... I only had 1 oz of Chinook so I had to make a substitution with what
I had on hand. For the boil I used Columbus and I'm hoping that will not alter the outcome too
much?? I b...
Posted in thread: Bottling Tips for the Homebrewer on 10-23-2013 at 07:12 PM
I actually have had problems with getting an even mix from the racking alone. Regardless, I
changed my bottling routine to include a verrrry gentle stir at 1/3 full, 2/3 full, and when
Posted in thread: Wounded Knee IPA on 09-19-2013 at 04:44 PM
would you crash cool even if you were going to bottle?I would cold crash all my beers if I had
room in my fridge. If you do a search on cold crash in general technics there's opinions on how
to do it....
Posted in thread: Cream of Three Crops (Cream Ale) on 09-16-2013 at 11:10 PM
I'm a bit perplexed... Im currently at two weeks in primary. I took a reading last Monday and
it was .007. Took one today and its .006 so I think fermentation is done; however, there's
still a thin la...
Posted in thread: Cream of Three Crops (Cream Ale) on 09-02-2013 at 11:16 PM
I've been planning to make this since April and was hoping it would be my summer quencher. I
finally got around to it today and made a few adjustments... Did 5 gals and used only 1# of
flaked maize an...
Posted in thread: Wounded Knee IPA on 06-09-2013 at 06:04 PM
I received back my competition results and both judges described a diacetyl flaw. Admittedly I
was concerned about there not being enough yeast when I pitched into primary. I dismissed the
Posted in thread: Wounded Knee IPA on 04-27-2013 at 09:33 PM
I bottled this on 3-24 and just had my first taste. A really awesome beer that I plan on
submitting to local homebrew competition. The single package of S-05 worked perfectly and the
hop profile bitte...
Posted in thread: time to play the "can you name this style by the pictures" game. on 04-25-2013 at 03:43 PM