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Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 10-12-2015 at 02:18 AM
My 4th attempt at the HT clone is the only beer I brewed that was really on that HT level. I
recently brewed a DIPA that I thought would get there again and it didn't. Malt was right, pH
was right, ha...
Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 10-11-2015 at 04:03 PM
Right, that's what people "say" here, but has anyone actually "made" this recipe?Bob posted
this, and he has not been heard from since as far as I can tell.I brewed very similar to this
recipe. Like t...
Posted in thread: Feedback on First American IPA Recipe on 10-10-2015 at 10:24 PM
I use citra a lot. usually warrior to bitter at about .75 ounces. Then everything else at
flameout, whirlpool, double dry hop.I have had better success when I started to do a 2 part dry
hop with first...
Posted in thread: Achieving a silky/pillowy/creamy mouthfeel (a la Hill Farmstead)? on 10-09-2015 at 03:03 AM
I found this comment interesting. So you are saying in the literature, eliminating the bicarb
entirely has a positive effect on taste? I'm brewing a fairly straight ahead APA this weekend.
I have been...
Posted in thread: Midwest Supplies on 10-01-2015 at 03:46 PM
I have noticed that midwest must be bogged down with orders. Seven years ago I would order
Sunday night and get it Wednesday. It was awesome.Now the last few times takes 3 days before
the items are pa...
Posted in thread: Achieving a silky/pillowy/creamy mouthfeel (a la Hill Farmstead)? on 09-29-2015 at 05:18 PM
I saw the post below earlier in the thread and just decided to try to get close to that, I know
my Na is a little higher than the quoted level. This is the first time that I've ever played
with water ...
Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 09-22-2015 at 03:46 PM
From what I have read/heard (I believe Denny has said this) - but some people feel they get a
more fermentable wort with a longer mash.I know a recent podcast (or maybe NHC presentation) I
Posted in thread: Achieving a silky/pillowy/creamy mouthfeel (a la Hill Farmstead)? on 09-14-2015 at 02:30 PM
**I am assuming you are brewing all grain and not extract.By far the biggest problem with your
water is your alkalinity/bicarbonate...... That is going to drive your mash pH way up and you
are likely ...
Posted in thread: What's your house strain(s)? on 09-11-2015 at 04:58 PM
I have been using Conan (either giga yeast or stepped up from Heady Topper) in almost
everything for the past year (except lagers).Obviously great in APA's and IPA's which I brew a
lot of.But, also re...
Posted in thread: IOWA Brewers! Echo, Echo, Echo... on 08-28-2015 at 05:31 PM
none of their "big" stouts are available ...... well, basically at all anymore. Kentucky
Brunch, Morning Delight, Assassin..... they are small quantities, big price tag, hard to get
ahold of. For inst...