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  • 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 ...

  • Posted in thread: Chinook Cascade Magnum IIPA on 07-07-2015 at 05:11 AM
    i think the 30-minute cascade addition is a waste, and the chinook one might be as well. I'd
    add those amounts & the flameout additions together for a large hopstand, 180 degrees for 30
    minutes or so....

  • Posted in thread: Trying to fit a grain bill around Conan/citra on 07-03-2015 at 03:40 PM
    Whatever you do don't use any crystal malt whatsoever! Let the hops shine. Conan can finish
    sweet and extra sweetness simply isn't needed. I'd say your first grain bill minus the C40
    should be great.

  • Posted in thread: DME vs LME. Which is preferred more often? on 07-03-2015 at 01:49 PM
    Put me down for DME. It does stay fresh much longer than LME. I tend to buy 50 lb bags of DME,
    which reduces the cost per pound drastically, and then store it in 5 gallon buckets. LME
    doesn't store ne...


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