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Posted in thread: First recipe IPA critique please. on 05-23-2015 at 01:13 AM
So I have put together a IPA recipe that i think I will brew Monday. Looking for honest
feedback. I enjoy big aroma and healthy hops flavor. Grain bill is 7 lbs Maris otter5 lbs
2-row1.3 cara-pils1.3 ...
Posted in thread: Adjusting Pale Ale Bitterness on 05-22-2015 at 11:16 PM
I went ahead and brewed this last night because you were nice enough to give me your time and
it was a recipe you're able to personally vouch for which I like more than just brewing
something random. ...
Posted in thread: Chill Haze - Breaks and cold conditioning on 05-22-2015 at 10:02 PM
Thanks for the response and the link, Yooper. Both are very helpful. They inspire another
question: I understand that I want a strong rolling boil until the hot side break subsides, and
then I can dia...
Posted in thread: Water Profile? on 05-22-2015 at 04:48 PM
They are not all 0, but close enough. My RO water as an alkalinity of 17 ppm, but without using
RO my tap water is 228 ppm. Everything else is so darn near 0, if not 0, that using 0 is close
Posted in thread: Chill Haze - Breaks and cold conditioning on 05-22-2015 at 04:15 PM
That old learning curve is a long one, ain't it?I've just gotten far enough along the learning
curve for chill haze to matter to me. Before the current brew, my experience was entirely with
Posted in thread: 2015 BJCP American Strong Ale Category on 05-22-2015 at 02:40 AM
The OP said they are using the 2008 guidelines. The 2015 guidelines have not been adopted yet.
This beer is an IPA. 15 arm is still an IPA and the fg should be lower than the projected fg
with that gr...
Posted in thread: Mash/Sparge size on 05-22-2015 at 02:33 AM
Hey I'm doing an AG batch and trying to remember the mash/sparge ratio. From what I remember
1.25q/lbs of grain, and sparge is 1.5x the mash size.I have 14lbs grain which is
(1.25x14=17.5q) 16.56 lite...
Posted in thread: Speed up carbing on 05-21-2015 at 07:58 PM
Great, thanks for all the replies! I am going to check it after work today and set it back to
30 PSI for 24 hours, then back down. Do you think it would be okay if it is left for a little
longer (my b...
Posted in thread: Blissfully Child-Free on 05-21-2015 at 02:19 PM
I married a man who never wanted children of his own, but when we met I had two small children.
It was weird, because he knew when he met me that I had kids and that they were the priority
for me. He ...
Posted in thread: Mango Wine - possible infection?? on 05-21-2015 at 01:33 PM
Yes maam I learned my lesson with that one and all of my batches are being racked to secondary
on day 7. I did use KMeta and KSorbate on the must and let it sit for 24 hours prior to
pitching.Greg, I ...