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Posted in thread: Butane Hops Extraction on 12-06-2013 at 03:28 AM
I dry hopped with some citra butane exrtract recently. It is an oil so it takes a long time to
get into solution in your beer, especially cold. I poured a couple off that had a some serious
Posted in thread: Butane Hops Extraction on 09-07-2013 at 06:26 AM
I do regular butane extracts and this has sprung my curiosity as well. I personally find my
extracts packed with flavor, and with the same aroma as the starting material. Freshness means
Posted in thread: Pike's Kilt Lifter Clone on 07-17-2013 at 10:34 PM
I took a keg out to Oregon country fair and people dug it. The peat was quite subtle. Not
really my favorite style of beer, but my brother liked it and that's what mattered most. I
didn't have a actua...
Posted in thread: To rack or not to rack, that is the question? on 05-29-2013 at 03:17 PM
I'm sure you will get mixed responses as always. Personally, I wouldnt secondary this one.
10-14 days is fine on the yeast. I only secondary beers that I dry hop anymore.
Posted in thread: Pike's Kilt Lifter Clone on 05-22-2013 at 03:41 AM
Brew day was smooth. I bumped up the recipe to a 11 gallon batch, and ended the day with a
1.064 wort. I pitched a big starter and got crazy blow off with the 1728 yeast. It is also
quite flocculant. ...
Posted in thread: Pike's Kilt Lifter Clone on 05-19-2013 at 06:56 PM
I brewed this this weekend, my brother loves Pikes. I hope it tastes similar to the original,
I'll post my opinion when its done.
Posted in thread: Starter blew off, yeast lost? on 08-06-2012 at 07:47 PM
I use a few drops of fermcap and make 2L starters in a 2L flask and never have blow offs.
Fermcap is an awesome product for foam control. You can use an airlock when making starters,
its just not idea...
Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder Clone on 05-27-2012 at 05:16 PM
Mine also came out a little dry, finishing at 1.008. I mashed at 151. I'll go 152 next time.
Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder Clone on 05-21-2012 at 01:51 AM
Here is a nice write up by Vinnie Cilurzo that I found helpful when i brewed up the pliny.
change any hop additions based on your actual ibu. My beersmith said close to 200 ibu if i