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  • Posted in thread: Odd looking beer/no krausen on 03-02-2015 at 02:43 AM
    My first batch was from BBS and it was certainly a learning experience, that was a year ago
    this month. Ive kept with all grain recipes but I have switched to BIAB and have used Whirfloc
    tablets (whic...

  • Posted in thread: First batch, got exploding beers on 02-24-2015 at 01:54 AM
    Having used BBS shop recipes in the past, I can confidently say that their recommended 3tbsp of
    honey is too much. I adjusted after my first round of gushers and use 2.5tbsp of honey now.Im
    going to a...

  • Posted in thread: Cream Ale Critique & Questions on 01-31-2015 at 06:27 PM
    Ive used US-05 and Whirfloc with all my Cream Ales and they have all turned out crystal clear,
    I've never used flaked barley in mine though so I cant offer an opinion on that. My 2cents is
    to brew as ...

  • Posted in thread: Too Much Head on 01-31-2015 at 04:40 AM
    Having used BBS recipes before and also experiencing what you just explained, I'm pointing my
    finger directly at the 3tbsp of Honey. I've scaled back to 2.5tbsp since and have not had any
    issues.Good ...

  • Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 12-18-2014 at 09:20 PM
    I haven't messed with honey at all. It looks great. Maybe I'll give it a whirlBBS recipes
    always call for 3 tbls of honey for a One Gallon batch but I got a few gushers so I scaled back
    to 2 1/2 tbls....

  • Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 12-18-2014 at 06:00 PM
    That is a massive head...what did you use for bottling?I still use honey for priming, most of
    BBS recipes use it. If you're referring to my method of getting the beer into the bottles just
    a racking c...

  • Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 12-18-2014 at 02:11 PM
    Hey Jakis, I used a recipe from BBS for a single hop Citra IPA.Here are the details:816g
    English Pale Malt181g Caramel 2090g Victory MaltMash at 144-152 for 60 mins 14grams of Citra
    split into sixths....

  • Posted in thread: First batch bottled! Half bottle? on 10-13-2014 at 02:00 PM
    I use those half/two thirds full bottles as the testers when I get impatient and want to taste
    my beer early.

  • Posted in thread: 2.5 gallon batch yeast question on 10-13-2014 at 01:58 PM
    I use whole pacets of dry yeast or smack packs for my 3 Gallon brews. When I do 1 gallon brews
    I only use half a packet of dry yeast and save the rest for the next brew.

  • Posted in thread: Cucumber Beer Help on 08-04-2014 at 11:05 PM
    I used Hallertau and Spaltz, for the yeast I used Safale S-33.

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