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Posted in thread: Red Rye Ale on 10-05-2013 at 06:08 PM
This was my first rye beer--it's an adaptation of my Columbus APA with more/darker crystal and
flaked+malted rye. I just tasted the first one last night--it's going to be a winner. It's a
deep copper ...
Posted in thread: Do you dry hop in the primary or the secondary? on 06-26-2013 at 11:22 AM
What do you do? Is it better to keep the beer in the primary when dry hopping and skip the
secondary all together? Or rack to the secondary? Would leaving it in the primary affect the
clarity or incre...
Posted in thread: Red Rye Ale on 03-23-2013 at 03:14 PM
Looks like a very solid recipe. Gonna brew this one very soon, I love spicy Rye beers, but
haven't got around to brewing one yet. Scaling it up to 9 gallons on the website I use.Had a
Posted in thread: Red Rye Ale on 10-29-2012 at 11:18 AM
Who has dry hopped? I did not and it came out fantastic! I was wondering if you have and how it
came out. Also, on another note i am looking to acquire some amarillo gold and some simcoe but
no one ha...
Posted in thread: Red Rye Ale on 08-30-2012 at 10:59 AM
Here were my hop additions. I know that IBU calculations are notoriously fickle, but this is
what got me to 34 IBUs.Columbus 14% 0.5 ounces - 60 minsCascade 5.5% 0.5 ounces - 20
minsCascade 5.5% .25 o...
Posted in thread: Red Rye Ale on 08-22-2012 at 07:32 PM
I'm brewing this today. The recipe looks great as-is, but I ended up making the following
changes:1) I substituted the Columbus 20-minute and 10-minute hop additions for Cascades. My
experience with C...
Posted in thread: Fresh hops amounts! on 05-24-2012 at 10:18 AM
I've heard you need 4-5 oz of fresh to equal 1 oz of dry.After i pick them and dry them i put
them in ziplock bags and then the freezer! This is what i am talking about.
Posted in thread: Fresh hops amounts! on 05-24-2012 at 12:07 AM
HOw much fresh hops do you use per oz of hop pellets?
Posted in thread: Simco? on 05-20-2012 at 02:38 AM
It's a proprietary hop strain. Like Citra and Amarillo, you won't find plants for
sale...Cheers!I guess that makes sense. But, yeah Citra was the other one i forgot!
Posted in thread: Simco? on 05-20-2012 at 02:31 AM
Does anyone have a lead on getting simco hop rhizomes?My brewing buddy does an amazing simco
and amarillo summer ale but he tells me the simco is not on the market! Why?