Last Activity:10-23-2014 7:14 PM
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Posted in thread: Help with dry hops on 10-23-2014 at 11:13 PM
Alright, Im gonna dry hop my Black IPA tonight. I want the boards help in picking my dry
hops...The basic recipe involves chinook as bittering and a combo of centennial and cascade
from 15 to 5, then ...
Posted in thread: Is it ok to use hops that have already gone brown on 10-04-2014 at 08:53 PM
It really depends how they smell when you rub them between your hands. Personally I start
smelling more brown sugar/caramel notes when the hops are getting browner. If they don't smell
like something ...
Posted in thread: Is it ok to use hops that have already gone brown on 10-04-2014 at 06:38 PM
I was in a few weddings this fall out of state and I have a 2 year old. Harvest occurred about
3-4 weeks later than I really wanted.I grew Cascade and Centenial and I took all four down
Posted in thread: Fast fermenting yeast on 08-19-2014 at 07:30 PM
I've got a fantasy draft at my house on the 1st and want some beer on tap. I know I'm pushing
it. I'm thinking a light pale ale. I usually brew with 001, 007 and Cali v. Are there any
yeasts that work...
Posted in thread: Negative effects of high efficiency? on 04-18-2014 at 06:09 PM
I'm actually brewing for a bachelor party so there will be no complaintsSent from my iPhone
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Posted in thread: Negative effects of high efficiency? on 04-18-2014 at 04:41 PM
Maybe this is a dumb question, but Ill fire away: Is there any possible downside to getting
super high efficiency?Reason: I just finished mashing an IPA, got my 7 gallons of boil volume
and checked my...
Posted in thread: Accidently activated a smack pack on 04-16-2014 at 10:06 PM
alright, need to add this to my thread... When I made the starter last night I realized that
although the pack was fully inflated, the nutrient pack was never busted and was fully inflated
inside the ...
Posted in thread: Can mash technique have a major impact on final gravity? on 04-16-2014 at 03:46 AM
I've got a Digital instant read that I regularly compare to my blichmann thermometer and I
calibrate every brew day in crushed ice. I'm pretty sure it's not temps. Sent from my iPhone
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Posted in thread: Can mash technique have a major impact on final gravity? on 04-16-2014 at 03:01 AM
I've been doing all grain batches for about two years. I batch sparge. Over those two years I
have often struggled to hit my fgs. Usually beers crap out around 1.02.I've been taking notes
Posted in thread: Accidently activated a smack pack on 04-15-2014 at 04:24 PM
I'll probably brew a smaller beer just in caseSent from my iPhone using Home Brew