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Posted in thread: Looking for critique/input on 04-18-2014 at 02:33 PM
That looks very tasty. The early Centennial and Cascade should add neutral bittering, the early
Nugget should add a bit of spice, and those aromatics should give it a very distinct West Coast
Posted in thread: Looking for critique/input on 04-18-2014 at 12:28 PM
So I kegged this last Thursday and quick-carbed it by shaking it for 30 minutes while under
about 14-15psi on Friday morning for the party weekend. It turned out to be pretty spectacular
in my opinion...
Posted in thread: Bull Shoots VS Normal Bines on 04-18-2014 at 12:13 PM
Kind of a followup question:Is there a point at which you should NOT trim the bull shoots back
if they have been growing freely? I have 3 plants and am getting great 2nd year growth. So far
Posted in thread: Epic Fail on 03-24-2014 at 05:29 PM
Ouch...I use the nylon paint straining bags to hold my boil hops (pellets not leaf though, so
must not have been me!:D)I have what is basically a false bottom though...it is actually just a
Posted in thread: bottle bomb at work (32oz) on 03-21-2014 at 02:11 PM
Both are correct. At 34* F water starts to expand. But above 34 it also is expanding.Yep, water
has its highest density at 4*C, however the change is generally very small as long as it
Posted in thread: whats the right way to steep grains on 03-20-2014 at 05:51 PM
Here is one of my first BIA batches. I now use a second bag in my kettle for my mash.
Unfortunately...I don't have any photos of the mash itself, as I was preoccupied with getting
it in and covered, b...
Posted in thread: whats the right way to steep grains on 03-20-2014 at 05:42 PM
All grain and i brought the heat to 168 because the brew shop guy said to get it ten to twelve
degrees hotter then recipe called for . I was use 13 lbs of grainOkay, this is making a lot
more sense no...
Posted in thread: whats the right way to steep grains on 03-20-2014 at 01:16 PM
For first batch i did it with grains in pot no bag then poured in to another pot with cheee
cloth over top top to catch grains then rran hot water over it and used as my wortMy first brew
was three fl...
Posted in thread: Sour stout experiences on 03-18-2014 at 03:28 PM
I had a beer I had never heard of before back in January, Zymatore: Cuvee Freddy, which was
listed on the menu as "blend of sour ales and stout; matured for 1 year in oak zinfandel
barrels", it was 8%...
Posted in thread: keg conditioning upside down on 03-18-2014 at 11:30 AM
I have a best bitter on tap now that I keg conditioned upside down...the trick is to leave it
upside down for serving at cellar temperature. I serve via gravity through the "in" post and
shoot a littl...