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Posted in thread: Scaling Recipes With a Hopback Addition on 09-22-2013 at 01:43 PM
I'm looking to scale down a 10 gallon recipe to a 5 gallon recipe. The 10 gallon recipe calls
for 4 oz hopback addition. Do I drop the hops to 2 oz, keep them at 4, or something in between.
I'm new to...
Posted in thread: Need help using WET Hops Chinook and Columbus on 08-18-2013 at 01:38 PM
I've never used wet hops, but seem to recall the Brewing Network podcast Brewstrong doing a
podcast episode on using wet hops. I don't remember any specifics but you might want to
download and listen ...
Posted in thread: Hop rocket without hops on 08-04-2013 at 03:14 PM
Yes your idea works great. I have the same setup and use rice hulls in a hop bag to filter when
i dont want to use whole hops. Ill drop the bag in the boiling wort to partially sanitize for
Posted in thread: Saison process, little help here! on 05-31-2013 at 02:48 AM
Yeah I'm pretty happy. Just never had a yeast plow that hard for three days straight and then
completely shut off like a switch was flipped. Thanks for the feedback. This brew had a lot of
firsts for ...
Posted in thread: Saison process, little help here! on 05-30-2013 at 10:47 PM
Thanks for the feedback on the yeast performance and i do think the blend combines the Saison I
and II. The krausen didn't get too high but that airlock was flowing nonstop for 3 days. I took
Posted in thread: Saison process, little help here! on 05-30-2013 at 05:10 AM
I've been brewing all grain now for over a year, mostly pale ales (da yooper house recipe thank
you very much), and have finally taken a crack at my all time favorite style, a Saison. I used
the BCS S...
Posted in thread: A starter volcano? on 04-01-2013 at 01:31 PM
Thanks! Not really too worried but was thinking that ale yeasts are top fermenters, and so much
seemed to shoot out the top that it got me thinking. It's humming along pretty decent now at
65. Hope it...
Posted in thread: A starter volcano? on 04-01-2013 at 12:49 AM
When you did the step up and lost a bunch of yeast did you end up with enough for a good
beer?As for what was I thinking? I asked myself that question after I did it but figured it was
too late once I...
Posted in thread: A starter volcano? on 03-30-2013 at 05:32 PM
Last week I prepped a 2L starter of white labs cal ale yeast planning to brew an IPA. Stuff
came up and I had to postpone my brew day a week. I let the starter run 48 hours and stuck it
in the fridge....
Posted in thread: Heated-Direct Fire Mash Tun -- How to? on 10-14-2012 at 06:40 AM
Think I'll have to design something just like it. Thanks for sharing your setup.