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  • Posted in thread: So Tomorrow, I Cold Hop on 09-14-2016 at 04:24 PM
    Everyone has it wrong. I'm coining the new term as "Ambient Hopping"

  • Posted in thread: Dipa very boozy on 09-01-2016 at 03:09 AM
    My local just tried to serve me a "session DIPA" at 6.5% ABV, but couldn't explain why it
    wasn't just an IPA.Lol!! What a joke. Let's just call them "hoppy ales", and let the consumer
    decide whether t...

  • Posted in thread: Glowing green yeast? on 08-31-2016 at 11:20 PM
    This would be awesome. It would be cool to time a brew for a Halloween party, and set up your
    place with black lights while everyone is drinking a fluorescent beer! A hazy NEIPA would be

  • Posted in thread: No Sparge on 08-31-2016 at 11:14 PM
    I get a very slight efficiency drop by about 2% or so. There's really nothing magical about no
    sparge. The mash is just thinner, and it actually saves time. I do it for all of my 2.5 gal
    batches. I do...

  • Posted in thread: How to use CBC-1 Yeast when bottling on 08-30-2016 at 04:16 PM
    I use it for my big beers also. You could split the pack in half, and use it for both batches,
    assuming they're both 5 gallons.Adding more yeast has nothing to do with bottle bombs. If your
    original y...

  • Posted in thread: Dipa very boozy on 08-27-2016 at 01:56 PM
    No wonder it's boozy. My RIS clocks in around 11% and I age the thing for a year. Next time
    keep your DIPA around 8%, and you may have some better luck.APA,IPA, DIPA, TIPA. Funny how the
    lines have be...

  • Posted in thread: I forgot to order my hop shots! on 08-23-2016 at 05:07 PM

  • Posted in thread: How to remove acetaldehyde from Pilsner on 08-15-2016 at 03:14 PM
    Had the same thing happen to me using W-34/70 a couple of times. Along with the obvious
    acetaldehyde created by the yeasts, I've also been reading about the affect of oxydation of
    ethanol that turns i...

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-26-2016 at 06:20 PM

  • Posted in thread: Oops, Boil Volume Too High on 07-25-2016 at 08:02 PM
    Yup. Boil that sucker down. A longer boil can at times be beneficial. Add your hops when your
    ready and start your 60 min boil.