The Soft Underbelly
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Posted in thread: Citra hops are starting to let me down on 12-21-2013 at 03:17 AM
I am not familiar with Pacific Jade and Galaxy. Is it clean bitterness? Just made a bit too
much of it? I am trying to find a good pairing for citra. My cascade I have is so weak it
Posted in thread: Citra hops are starting to let me down on 12-17-2013 at 08:52 PM
I made an IPA recently with Galaxy and Pacific Jade, i popped the first bottle last night after
only a week (and after just finishing a zombie dust fwiw) and you get a nice fruitiness out of
Posted in thread: Imperial Stout Advice on 12-17-2013 at 08:24 PM
I've never made an Imperial Stout before and what i'm hoping to achieve is a more domestic
version than a true British RIS. Any input from those familiar with the style would be
beneficial, I cobbled ...
Posted in thread: Safale US-05 on 12-13-2013 at 05:24 PM
I suspect you'll be fine. Ive fermented with that yeast many times before i had the ability to
control temps and the beers turned out fine. 05, in my experience, is a very forgiving yeast.
Posted in thread: After nearly 6 years off I have one in the bucket! on 10-30-2013 at 02:41 PM
I like a story where the happy ending involves beer!
Posted in thread: Goose island on 10-18-2013 at 04:04 PM
Just got my hands on an Anti Hero, very well doneI find all the Revolution beers to be very
good. The Eugene Porter is great beer that pays tribute to one of America's most beloved
communists. I had R...
Posted in thread: Unfortunate Confirmation... on 10-17-2013 at 09:32 PM
A one gallon batch with a simple malt profile is a good way to test the bittering potential of
your home grown hops. I always assume my hops are about 20% weaker in terms of AA% than the
average and d...
Posted in thread: Goose island on 10-17-2013 at 05:38 PM
Goose has actually lost more than several brewers that have gone off on their own since the buy
out.I've found their beer now to be hit or miss depending on where you are and where it's being
Posted in thread: 1 gallon BIAB? on 10-17-2013 at 05:23 PM
I have a 12 quart pot at home that i used to brew extract batches when i first made beer. When
i upgraded to a 40 quart pot, i kept the 12 qt for mashing - i can get about 6.5 lbs of grains
and the ne...
Posted in thread: Side by Side Refrigerator to Fermentation Chamber conversion question?? on 10-04-2013 at 04:56 PM
I am holding the frig side to ale temps, which gives the freezer side a temp right around 40F
(it swings between 37 and 43 depending on whether the frig side needs cooling), which is
basically frig te...