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Posted in thread: Recipe Recommendation on 08-16-2013 at 11:59 AM
78% US 2-Row15% Rye malt5% Crystal 402% Acidulated malt+ 1 tsp CaCl2+1.5 tsp gypsumMash at
152°F for ~60 minHops: as aboveYeast: Big starter of WLP001 (usually between 1.6 liters and 2
Posted in thread: Irish Stout on 08-15-2013 at 04:03 PM
Oh boy - be careful when you bottle. If you just added the honey and brown sugar, the yeast
will consume those. You should wait for it to do so before adding priming sugar, otherwise you
might end up ...
Posted in thread: Lager Stopped Fermenting on 08-15-2013 at 03:55 PM
It's a lager, so you need to let it go. By nature they take way longer than ales due to the
temperature at which they ferment.
Posted in thread: Lazy yeast pitch=floaties? on 08-15-2013 at 03:50 PM
They're known as yeast rafts - and they're normal. Let the beer sit for another week or two.
Posted in thread: Recipe Recommendation on 08-15-2013 at 03:48 PM
I would back up a little and rework the grain bill by dropping the crystal to maybe one pound.
Two pounds works out to over 15% crystal malt - a bit much in an IPA for my taste. You don't
have to take...
Posted in thread: Hey Keggers! whats your method to force carbonate? on 08-28-2012 at 05:14 PM
I crash cool one day before kegging at 35°. Keg the next day with a little gelatin. I set the
PSI to about 12, while the keg is still cold, and roll it around for 15 - 20 minutes, or as
long as it tak...
Posted in thread: Expensive beer you homebrew on 08-28-2012 at 05:09 PM
Troegs' Nugget Nectar. It usually prices in the $12-$14 /6pack range, but I bought a couple of
pounds of Nugget hops at around $8/lb - much much better price point.
Posted in thread: advice for finishing off an IPA on 07-10-2012 at 12:26 PM
A couple of things: First, congrats on the new hobby! Second, with an OG of 1045, I'd say this
is more in the range of a pale ale than an IPA - but not to worry, that's ok too, you can dry
hop a pale ...
Posted in thread: Ultimate Compliment on 07-05-2012 at 12:25 PM
That's when you know you're doing it right.
Posted in thread: Forgot to aerate my wort: How long after pitching yeast can I aerate? on 05-14-2012 at 06:10 PM
I would defer to Revvy on this and not aerate.