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Posted in thread: Session IPA Recipe Feedback on 07-01-2012 at 06:40 PM
I'm looking to make a good, hoppy session IPA and was wanting to get some feedback on this
first recipe draft:Style: UnassignedOG: 1.049Type: FG: 1.012Rating: 0.0ABV: 4.85 %Calories:
Posted in thread: Munich - Nugget SMaSH? on 04-04-2012 at 02:43 PM
Nice! Thanks for sharing. As I said before, I really have limited experience with honey malt,
but BM's recipe and feedback make me want to try it out in some hoppier beers. Cheers!
Posted in thread: Munich - Nugget SMaSH? on 03-16-2012 at 01:35 PM
I have limited experience with honey malt (maybe one or two batches using it), but it would add
some sweetness for sure. It might complement the Munich nicely, but the beer would be sweeter -
Posted in thread: Munich - Nugget SMaSH? on 02-23-2012 at 02:47 PM
To me, it has a resiny, herbal/floral/spicy flavor and aroma. Sources say it's similar to
Northern Brewer, but I've never used NB so I can't confirm that notion. I DO know that I
enjoyed the all Nugge...
Posted in thread: Munich - Nugget SMaSH? on 02-23-2012 at 02:07 AM
Definetly give it a shot! This was a great, malty IPA, and I think your recipe looks solid.
Since you aren't doing a FWH, I think cutting back on the bittering hops is a good move.
Increasing the dry ...
Posted in thread: Proper batch sparging on 02-09-2012 at 07:31 PM
In my experience, I have to get the sparge water up to at least 190 to get the grain bed up to
167ish. I tend to go 185-190 as I'd rather end up getting a little under 170 than over. I went
Posted in thread: March Pump 230 v to 115 v conversion? on 02-09-2012 at 07:27 PM
Well, it's OBVIOUSLY been a while, but I just wanted to report back that I got it to work! I
chopped off the connector at the end of the pump cord, stripped back the wires, spliced it to a
a 230 v cor...
Posted in thread: hopslam on 02-09-2012 at 07:20 PM
I've heard from others that out of the keg, Hopslam is not quite as good. It doesn't "pop" as
much with the hops, apparently. Myself, I only had it on draft this year and it was smooth, but
Posted in thread: Proper batch sparging on 02-09-2012 at 07:11 PM
+1 on 2 sparge additions adding nothing to efficiency. I've done it both ways, and the
efficiency gain with 2 sparge additions has been no better than 3%. Is 3% worth the extra time
and effort of spli...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber from freezer on 12-29-2011 at 02:43 PM
Cool, thanks for clarifying. I may try just building a wooden base and then constructing the
sides and top out of foam board (including the door/opening) to save on material cost and
labor. But who kn...