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  • Posted in thread: using concentrated fruit juice to boost ABV in IPAs on 08-17-2015 at 04:19 PM
    I happen to have 3 bottles of concentrated juice from this same company (passion fruit, guava
    and cashew). I was planning on using the passion fruit one next week on a gallon of a wheat
    beer that I br...

  • Posted in thread: is it too late for a diacetyl rest? on 08-14-2015 at 07:52 PM
    Sorry I never updated about my beer but yes the d rest, even after the bulk of fermentation had
    finished, worked. It took a while but the final product was very good and had no off flavors.
    One thing ...

  • Posted in thread: using concentrated fruit juice to boost ABV in IPAs on 08-14-2015 at 06:49 PM
    So I had a crazy thought. I hate sweet, malty IPAs. I think hoppy and sweet are conflicting
    flavors and therefore I quite often use sugar to dry out my IPAs, especially ones that are 7ish
    ABV and abov...

  • Posted in thread: Are there any temp tolerant yeast strains out there? on 07-27-2015 at 07:59 AM
    [QUOTE=mozart4898;7007642]Two options that don't match your styles but are KILLER dry yeasts
    from my experience as well are Danstar Belle Saison and Mangrove Jack's M27 Saison. You may not
    be interest...

  • Posted in thread: Commerical IPAs that you are sure use corn sugar... on 07-24-2015 at 01:05 AM
    Dude. You get better beer than me. I'm fairly certain Ranger uses some sugar, so New Belgium
    should have you covered there. If you can get Fresh Squeezed I'm almost certain it doesn't.Take
    me with you...

  • Posted in thread: Commerical IPAs that you are sure use corn sugar... on 07-23-2015 at 11:48 PM
    Ok, so I am leading an advanced tour tmrw with a local company that does brewery tours via bus
    every weekend. The standard tours are geared towards beer initiates but this will be a "401"
    tour. It was...

  • Posted in thread: what's your preferred FG on an IPA? on 07-20-2015 at 07:57 PM
    As low as possible. Sweetness cuts hops IMO. Conan (my favorite IPA yeast, the heady topper
    strain) is an exception as it can finish high and still not taste sweet.

  • Posted in thread: Bottling with raw habanero on 07-19-2015 at 04:21 PM
    The problem with putting a pepper in is that the beer will continue to get hotter and hotter
    and you will also just be guessing about the correct amount. (a whole habenero is insane btw!)
    If you do wa...

  • Posted in thread: Ipa stuck at 1.030 help me plz on 07-19-2015 at 12:39 AM
    Make sure your hydrometer is calibrated. Also, there is no way that 1.030ish means that all the
    fermentable sugars have been consumed unless you mashed really, really high. Is it possible
    that your th...

  • Posted in thread: Bottling with raw habanero on 07-19-2015 at 12:27 AM
    Don't do this! If you put anything inside of a bottle it will create nucleation sites and gush
    like crazy when you open it. instead make a tincture. (soak chopped, de-seeded peppers in
    vodka) After 3 ...

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