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Posted in thread: 1st extract IPA recipe help needed on 12-29-2014 at 08:30 PM
I would just imagine that you want a malty profile to balance out 9oz of late addition
hop...adding sugar to an IPA that starts at 1.060 (with the sugar) could be making a brew that
is dry and hoppy.
Posted in thread: 1st extract IPA recipe help needed on 12-29-2014 at 08:01 PM
The recipe looks fine for a session IPA. Personally, I like my IPAs to have a higher SG and FG,
and a higher bitterness. Your IBU to SG ratio is in the range i prefer though. (~0.730)What is
Posted in thread: Using water cooler jugs as carboys on 12-04-2014 at 03:33 PM
This topic got me thinking, specifically about the issue of oxygen-permeability and plastic
containers. "What about soda pop?" I asked myself. How does Coca-Cola keep their drinks from
going flat in t...
Posted in thread: Using water cooler jugs as carboys on 12-03-2014 at 04:42 PM
Does it say why they're not to be used for other liquid? Ever had soda in a plastic bottle?
Beer in plastic bottles? Milk jugs? I'm not saying there's nothing wrong with it. But I'm
asking what the re...
Posted in thread: Is this an ale thing? on 12-03-2014 at 03:11 PM
Under bittering as in not enough hops? Is that correct as hops come with the kits, should I add
more during the boil or dry hop?Bittering hops are added at the beginning of your boil.Oddly
enough the ...
Posted in thread: Is this an ale thing? on 12-03-2014 at 03:08 PM
I just ordered three MoreBeer kits which will arrive today. Let me ask this, I use Safale 05 us
yeast for the most part, do you think I should use the kit yeast, is that where I am going
Posted in thread: Advice Strawberry Cream Ale on 11-14-2014 at 06:13 PM
Haven't brewed in a year, and want to get back into it. Thought i would put together a nice
spring themed beer, but its really something completely outside of my normal recipes, therefore
i could use ...
Posted in thread: DOH! how do i fix this?! on 07-22-2013 at 03:57 PM
That sucks! I would be worried about an infection from what might be in you IC hoses. I would
have heated it up again to sanitize, but it might be fine. If I were you I would brew up
another wort and ...
Posted in thread: DOH! how do i fix this?! on 07-21-2013 at 06:16 PM
I'll just douse it in Alpha amalyse after 2 weeks of fermentation -- if i can get the FG to
1.003, then it will still have 4.5% ABV. It will have almost no bitterness, body, or hop aroma.
I guess it'l...
Posted in thread: DOH! how do i fix this?! on 07-20-2013 at 04:57 AM
So i am happily toiling away at a nice mostly extract lager.Let the carapils go at 152F for
about 40 minutes.Added my bittering (1oz northern, 1oz Saaz) before boil started.Added 5lbs of
extra light D...