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Posted in thread: Habanerillo chilli IPA on 01-06-2014 at 12:32 AM
Yes, this is a complicated one: You never know how strong the chillies are and you won t know
until the beer gets carbonated. Kind of a Russian roulette
Posted in thread: First time brewer. on 12-30-2013 at 12:48 PM
Pressured barrels are usually not that great, bottling might be an option.Now for your
questions:-I would leave it more time in fermenter anyway. Even if your readings are stable, I
tend to consider 2...
Posted in thread: Habanerillo chilli IPA on 12-30-2013 at 10:30 AM
This one was an experiment and I wanted to have only heat in 1/4 of the batch. This is one of
the reasons why I used this method.I also tried with chilies in the fermenter (see ) but
haven t bottled...
Posted in thread: Urgent: Kettle heating piece died on 12-11-2013 at 09:17 PM
So, it s been a month, I took the chillies out today and took a sample as well and I can say
that this stuff is thick. I got the motor oil right. It is quite spicy as well but I had to
squeeze the chi...
Posted in thread: Habanerillo chilli IPA on 11-28-2013 at 11:15 PM
This was a huge success tonight, I have tried putting habaneros in the boil and it does not
work very well, it looks like alcohol is needed to extract the heat of the chillies
Posted in thread: Habanerillo chilli IPA on 11-28-2013 at 11:13 PM
HabanerilloAmerican IPAType: ExtractDate: 18/10/2013Batch Size (fermenter): 24.00 lBrewer:Boil
Size: 24.38 lAsst Brewer:Boil Time: 25 minEquipment: Bucket 33 L - ExtractEnd of Boil Volume
Posted in thread: Urgent: Kettle heating piece died on 11-27-2013 at 06:22 PM
Wow... The krausen just went down (2 weeks of fermenting) so I was finally able to taste it.
And that stuff is great!! It is not over-sweet and the booze (it is young) heat is replaced by
a nice haban...
Posted in thread: Help with IIPA on 11-10-2013 at 11:32 PM
Can you tell me more about the pound of sugar to dry out the beer? I ve been looking for ways
to get dry IPAs, even when using only light DME and no steeping, I get a pretty strong malty
Posted in thread: Urgent: Kettle heating piece died on 11-10-2013 at 09:40 PM
I meant that I don t have anything to heat the wort right now.I actually boiled 2oz of Northern
Brewer in some water (about half a gal in total) for 60 minutes and added it to the fermenter.
Posted in thread: Urgent: Kettle heating piece died on 11-10-2013 at 01:53 AM
I think there might be a place to find them fresh but I ordered mine dry.