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    ABOUT ME

  • Reading, MA
  • Hiking,Skiing,Brewing
  • In Virto Fertilization
  • Bryan Kloos
  • Phish, Grateful Dead,
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  • Posted in thread: IPA - Missed my SG - To Dry Hop??? on 10-05-2015 at 02:26 AM
    Hey Guys,Brewed my IPA today and messed up the volumes. I brewed 15 gal instead of 13 which
    brought my SG to 1.054. Should have been 1.062.Other than guidelines, and no longer being a
    true IPA, I'm th...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 3056 Slow after initial Potassium metabisulfate on 09-28-2015 at 03:20 PM
    So, I bought another pack of the same yeast. Pitched it Friday afternoon.Yesterday there was a
    film of yeast on the surface of with some slow bubbling in the airlock, maybe 1 bubble every 10
    seconds. ...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 3056 Slow after initial Potassium metabisulfate on 09-25-2015 at 11:31 AM
    Still no action... I'm starting to think the yeast pack was pushing its shelf life, as it was
    4+ months old and did not swell.I'll swing over to the LHBS today and request a new pack and
    give it a pit...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 3056 Slow after initial Potassium metabisulfate on 09-24-2015 at 09:42 PM
    Hey Guys,I added 1/4 tsp to my 6 gallons of unpasteurized cider, waited 24 hours and then threw
    in a slightly swollen pack of Wyeast 3056. 20 hours later there is no activity. Temps are at
    69F. The Wy...

  • Posted in thread: House IPA - Suggestions and help on 08-18-2015 at 10:14 PM
    Wyeast 1098 has worked well for me in the past, as its quick to get going and finishes clean. I
    also like WL001 and Wyeast 1028 but have used the 1098 for the above recipe and will probably
    keep using...

  • Posted in thread: House IPA - Suggestions and help on 08-18-2015 at 12:44 AM
    OK, point well taken.Trout Brook Brewery - House IPAA ProMash Recipe ReportRecipe
    Specifics----------------Batch Size (Gal): 13.00 Wort Size (Gal): 13.00Total Grain (Lbs):
    30.00Anticipated OG: 1.062 P...

  • Posted in thread: House IPA - Suggestions and help on 08-18-2015 at 12:33 AM
    I looking for a bit more sweetness and aroma.I have some honey on hand.Thoughts on these
    changes?Trout Brook Brewery - House IPAA ProMash Recipe ReportBJCP Style and Style
    Guidelines------------------...

  • Posted in thread: House IPA - Suggestions and help on 08-18-2015 at 12:15 AM
    Guys,Here is my House IPA. It's good, but I want to get a little more malty flavor out of it to
    balance the hop. Any suggestions or comments?Thanks!Trout Brook Brewery - House IPATrout Brook
    Brewery -...

  • Posted in thread: CT Brewers Check-In on 12-26-2013 at 11:03 PM
    Hey All,Just moved the family from MA back to Weston, CT. I've been an all grain brewer for
    several years but kiddos and the relocation have slowed the progress as of late. I hope to
    clean up the brew...

  • Posted in thread: Belgian White, How's this looking? on 11-15-2011 at 11:54 AM
    Newer version with more coriander and less orange.I will use 1 lb of rice hulls for the 14
    gallon batch.Bryan's Winter WhiteA ProMash Recipe ReportBJCP Style and Style
    Guidelines----------------------...

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