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Posted in thread: Hop flavor lacking on 08-20-2014 at 04:44 PM
Posted in thread: Hop flavor lacking on 08-20-2014 at 04:35 PM
more hops brotha. For my Hoppy IPA 5g batchs I usually do 1oz at 10, 1oz at 5 and 1oz at 0,
then dry hop with 2oz or so, sometimes a bittering/flavor charge around 30 or 20, maybe a First
Wort Hop.I l...
Posted in thread: Strange Foam/Film first day on 08-18-2014 at 09:26 PM
That so absolutely normal that the Germans came up for a name for it a good long time ago,
Krausen. Be careful though, you might need to hook up a blow off tube, often times with beer
brewing the krau...
Posted in thread: Question about filtering beer on 08-18-2014 at 06:39 PM
I believe that I read in a BYO article that filtering does remove flavor. I think the specific
article was more concerned with hop flavor as the hop oil stick to the yeast, which stick to
the filter, ...
Posted in thread: Heat exchanger on 08-15-2014 at 04:22 PM
Glad you decided on water bath. I was about to say, "I think you are over thinking this, use a
swamp cooler."I use an igloo cube cooler filled with water that I put my better bottle into. I
cycle a fr...
Posted in thread: What's worse than having your keg kick with nothing on deck?? on 08-14-2014 at 04:01 PM
You could brew a hefe -- 10 days grain to glass! Or a Eng Pale in 10 days.
Posted in thread: Homebrewing as a way to save money on 08-14-2014 at 02:17 PM
I look at it like this: I have a somewhat expensive hobby just like anyone else who has a hobby
(golf, cars, boats, sporting events etc), but my hobby has the added benefit of producing great
beer at ...
Posted in thread: Brewing Disaster on 08-13-2014 at 01:57 PM
I've been brewing for 2.5 years mostly all grain, I probably brew 1 or 2 times a month. I've
tried to brew Rogue Dead Guy clone several times, all unsuccessful. 1st got infected tasted
awful, 2nd I ha...
Posted in thread: Can't get below 1.040 FG on 08-11-2014 at 08:22 PM
Please tell me you haven't been dumping the beer!?You need to make an alcohol correction when
using a refractometer. Here is a tool that does the correction for you, you just plug in the
Posted in thread: High abv Wit help on 08-11-2014 at 06:12 PM
Are you trying to make a wheat wine or a wit. They only way you are going to get a wit is by
using wit yeast, and they are medium alcohol tolerant. I have had some delicious weizenbocks
which are stro...