Last Activity:10-07-2015 1:06 AM
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Posted in thread: Duff (Simpsons) tap handle (very pic heavy) on 10-04-2015 at 12:10 AM
That is fantastic. Very nice work.
Posted in thread: Odd Hop issue on 09-24-2015 at 11:20 PM
Wait until you get some CO2 in the beer before judging the aroma. Those bubbles carry most of
the atone to our noses.
Posted in thread: Recipe Critique: Stardust (I?)Pale Ale (SH Galaxy Hops) on 09-24-2015 at 12:26 AM
I'd move the 20 minute addition to 10 minutes and the 5 to 0 minutes. I'd also recommend doing
a hop stand with the 0 minute addition. I'm not a huge fan of dry hopping so I would skip it,
but if you ...
Posted in thread: Jarrylo and Azacca on 09-24-2015 at 12:18 AM
I have used Azacca. I like it. It has nice tropical fruit notes and very minor citrus note. I
don't like it alone but it came out beautifully when combined with Willamette. My beer came out
Posted in thread: How much is your beer costing you? on 09-22-2015 at 08:03 PM
Domaso: I see you are in Lithuania. Is your currency the Euro, and if so, is your price
calculated in that currency? I'm just curious, either way it sounds like you're getting a good
price on ingredie...
Posted in thread: How much is your beer costing you? on 09-20-2015 at 06:29 PM
I'm at about $0.80/lb of base grain and ounce of hops. I reuse yeast for anywhere from 10-20
batches, and I've started harvesting yeast so that cuts the cost down a bit. I brew session
beers using 7-1...
Posted in thread: No sparge on 09-07-2015 at 04:27 AM
I am intentionally lowering my efficiency when I use the no-sparge technique. I run a RIMS
system and easily run low 80s on efficiency but have dialed things back to 78%. Efficiency is
not the holy gr...
Posted in thread: No sparge on 09-07-2015 at 02:01 AM
When I do no-sparge I run a thin mash but also add remaining ~1/3 of my water to raise the mash
to mash out temp. I stir the crap out of it when I add the water at the end and let it sit for
Posted in thread: No sparge on 09-06-2015 at 11:39 PM
I hit just below 71% last time I did. Granted, it was a 1.039 OG Mild ale. I like the technique
for session beers where I have had issues with over sparging in the past. I think it's a good
Posted in thread: Brewing with Whole Hops on 08-21-2015 at 12:26 AM
There are not quite 1:1. All the lupulin glands have been broken open in pellets so there is
slightly higher utilization from pellets. You don't know your AA so this doesn't really impact
you. When it...