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Posted in thread: Maple Porter, but what base recipe? on 11-10-2015 at 07:23 PM
If you can find Glacier hops, that's what I've been using for my porters and stouts lately.
Posted in thread: Can transferring too much dry hops (2ozs) clog my popet? on 11-03-2015 at 06:01 PM
Yes, it will clog the dip tube/poppet; it's happened to me.Instead of putting a filter at the
bottom of the dip tube (which will eventually clog up) wrap some cheese cloth around the end of
Posted in thread: Confession Time on 10-22-2015 at 09:40 PM
I only stir my mash when I first add the water. After that, I let it sit. I consistently get
65-70% efficiency. I'm good with that. I frequently forget to take gravity readings. I don't
PBW my ferm bu...
Posted in thread: IPA hop schedule help on 10-01-2015 at 10:38 PM
Thanks, all! I'll definitely add a hop stand, probably citra and cascade since that's what I'll
have left over!
Posted in thread: IPA hop schedule help on 10-01-2015 at 05:06 PM
My plans are to use 15lbs of 2-row for a 5.5gal batch. Here is what I have available:1lb
Cascade2oz Simcoe2oz Amarillo10oz CitraI'll be using Wyeast American Ale II (never used it
before, but it claim...
Posted in thread: Stirring during mash leading to heat loss? on 06-05-2015 at 10:32 PM
I've never stirred during the mash. Never even heard about doing it...
Posted in thread: AG recipe that's ready in 2 weeks? on 06-05-2015 at 08:27 PM
A lot of options. A pale ale, ESB, or session IPA isn't out of the question either.
Posted in thread: When to bottle/keg on 06-05-2015 at 08:25 PM
Since you've already racked to the secondary carboy, you might as well wait another week. But
really, as long as you've hit FG, you can bottle/keg anytime.
Posted in thread: TBR - Tim's Blue Ribbon (Premium American Lager) on 06-01-2015 at 03:57 PM
Brewed this one up 3 weeks ago and pulled it out of the fermenter a couple days ago. Started
fermentation at 54° and ended at 58°. It was darn near drinkable at this stage. It's getting a
Posted in thread: Does this lager yeast starter look ok? on 05-10-2015 at 08:01 PM
I bought two relatively old packages of Wyeast American Lager yeast (12/14/15) and made a
separate 1.5L starter for each package. One looked normal compared to the ale yeast starters
that I usually ma...