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  • Posted in thread: Can I drop the temp a few degrees to dry hop colder? on 01-27-2016 at 11:55 PM
    Be patient, don't dry hop until the beer has been in the fermenter for 14 days. You will
    generally be rewarded for patience. After that, there's really no tried and true method of dry
    hopping. Craft b...

  • Posted in thread: Does anyone else ignore their water? on 01-27-2016 at 11:48 PM
    If you are producing beer that you like, water is one of the last things you need to look at to
    improve the beer. Assuming you are using extract, the water is much less important than with
    all grain b...

  • Posted in thread: IPA and Yeast on 01-27-2016 at 11:39 PM
    If it's not too much of a hassle, I'd get another packet of US-05. Either way. be sure to
    re-hydrate the yeast. Failure to do so can reduce the viability by as much as 50%.

  • Posted in thread: Mash Efficiency and OG Efficiency Not Matching Up on 01-19-2016 at 06:06 AM
    Mash efficiency also deals with how effective your sparge process is. Ah yes, I forget when I
    imbibe. Thanks for the correction.

  • Posted in thread: What is your typical mash efficiency? on 01-19-2016 at 05:48 AM
    I mashed a wheat beer last night and got 83% efficiency according to beersmith.Do you guys ever
    target your efficiency so that it's predictable? I'm just wondering if you ever worry that your

  • Posted in thread: Consistently low on my mash temps (Beersmith) on 01-19-2016 at 05:20 AM
    Do you have a good equipment profile set up, and are you entering grain temperature?

  • Posted in thread: Mash Efficiency and OG Efficiency Not Matching Up on 01-19-2016 at 05:14 AM
    Put simply, mash efficiency and brewhouse efficiency are quite different. As for OG, you have
    losses in the kettle, including boil off and loss due to trub and possibly to equipment if you
    use a pump ...

  • Posted in thread: Biker Trash on 01-19-2016 at 04:56 AM
    Rode an '06 XLH until I T-boned a deer a few years ago. Valuable lesson - deer hunt with a
    Winchester, Not a Harley Davidson! Deer, dead. Bike, totaled. Me, alive and still imbibing!

  • Posted in thread: Hi, new guy. on 01-19-2016 at 04:52 AM
    Welcome quentin1 and thank you for your service. You at Whidby Island?

  • Posted in thread: New white labs packs on 01-16-2016 at 06:42 AM
    I can't re-use the new packaging like I did with the old plastic tubes. There are still plenty
    of inexpensive options for storing yeast, but I always chose WL over others because I would
    also get a "f...