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Posted in thread: Challenger and Citra together? on 04-20-2013 at 09:33 PM
Try not to go too nuts with the challenger, it will get spicy on you and take away from the
Citra. I make an amber with .5 oz of challenger and then Amarillo later on in the boil and they
work well to...
Posted in thread: FG 1.000 ? MW Honey bee ale on 04-17-2013 at 01:49 PM
Don't panic your reading is probably right. That was the first beer I ever brewed and it
finished at 1.002FG. It tasted like champagne. Crystal clear, light and refreshing. If you get
the kit again, t...
Posted in thread: Efficiency question...first AG on 03-27-2013 at 01:48 PM
Exactly, you seem to be right in the ballpark. Leave the default setting at 75% for a few more
batches and see how close they are. If you find that you are always a few points low then you
can change ...
Posted in thread: Kolsch yeast weirdness on 03-26-2013 at 02:58 PM
Have you ever had a kolsch before? The yeast does impart a unique flavor and aroma and it is
supposed to!! As for the clearing up of the beer, just do as everyone else suggested. There are
a bunch of ...
Posted in thread: Grainy tasting beer on 03-26-2013 at 02:12 PM
My bet is the Honey malt. When you get up to the half pound range it starts to taste like
concentrated honey/musty grain. It overpowers other grains and hops. The beer I did with that
much honey is dr...
Posted in thread: Consistently missing Beersmith FG Target on 03-26-2013 at 01:55 PM
The Beersmith FG is a approximate number, not a definite one. Things such as your mash temp and
how efficient you were at getting the sugars out of your mash tun will have a big effect on
your FG. You...
Posted in thread: Need Some Serious Help on 03-20-2013 at 03:55 PM
Hey Chad have you ever let anyone with some beer tasting experience judge or critique your
beers? Could this possibly be an issue with your palate? Just a thought.....i would be
depressed if i were in...
Posted in thread: Lager pitch rate question on 03-19-2013 at 03:11 PM
If this is one of your first brews I seriously suggest you hold off on the lagers and brew an
ale first!! If you have stir plates and starter equiptment and some fermentation control then
you could go...
Posted in thread: How Screwed Am I? on 03-19-2013 at 01:43 AM
Np man, hope it turns out super tasty!!
Posted in thread: Clean Fermentation on 03-18-2013 at 11:05 PM
Well i am new to adding salt to my water profile, but when i plug your salts in it seems to me
your sulfite/chloride ratio is accentuating the bitterness in the beer. Dont take this as
gospel, i am ve...
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