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Posted in thread: Irish Red (1st place HBT comp) on 01-07-2017 at 01:49 PM
I cheated and took a quick peak since after 4 days all airlock activity stopped, which seemed a
little odd to me. First thing I noticed is that mine is a lot lighter than the pics others have
Posted in thread: Irish Red (1st place HBT comp) on 01-03-2017 at 07:44 PM
Brew day went ok, ended up adding .25oz of EKG at 75 along with the Fuggles to make up for the
difference in AA's the the Fuggles I got had, didn't realize the difference till after I bought
Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 01-02-2017 at 12:08 PM
A 1.6-1.8L starter isn't much, I have read that some research has.shown that a 1.5ml starter
should be the starting point when pitching from a smack pack or WL vial. So, I would agree that
you under p...
Posted in thread: Irish Red (1st place HBT comp) on 12-30-2016 at 02:22 AM
Picked up ingredients for this today, began yeast starter on Tuesday, smack pack was from
August so starter is well warranted.LHBS only has roasted barley that was 350L so hopefully
there won't be a b...
Posted in thread: Determining if water is softened on 12-28-2016 at 03:46 PM
Interesting about the soap suds test, I've always experienced the opposite, fewer suds with
softened water...I was hoping there would be a better test that could be done, possibly some
kind of density...
Posted in thread: Determining if water is softened on 12-27-2016 at 03:54 PM
Hopefully this is the right section for this...We moved into a new house back in August, since
then I have made 4 beers, a Pumpkin Stout, Black IPA, a Christmas Ale (Belgian), and a Vanilla
Posted in thread: Holly (Christmas Ale) on 12-22-2016 at 11:47 PM
My color is very close to yours. I regret using WLP545. I'm getting more yeast character than
anything else. Some malt in the background, but the caramel I tasted in the wort samples is
more or less n...
Posted in thread: Best SMaSH recipe you've made??? on 12-20-2016 at 08:35 PM
Golden Promise/Eldorado with all 30 minute and less additionsIf you had to give a review on
this what would you say for it? I have used El Dorado a few times and like it, but have thought
of doing a S...
Posted in thread: Ginger Ale on 12-20-2016 at 08:25 PM
I thought the ame thing when I made it and ended up adding the zest from 4 or 5 limes. Ended up
being pretty refreshing, more of a late spring or summer beer at that point. The lime ended up
Posted in thread: I Got an Infection...I think....What do you think? (pics) on 12-16-2016 at 10:00 PM
From the pics I wouldn't say it's 100% infected. The really white stuff makes me think it is,
but the top of the beer itself I have seen and mine wasn't infected. Especially if you added