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Posted in thread: Hi Nelson! Nelson Hopped Saison w/Hibiscus on 03-01-2016 at 05:39 PM
Kegged it today. I added about 1.5 quarts of hibiscus tea made from steeping 8 oz hibiscus
flowers in hot water for 20 minutes. It is carbing now but I am curious to see if I get the
bright pink color...
Posted in thread: Hi Nelson! Nelson Hopped Saison w/Hibiscus on 02-25-2016 at 05:20 PM
Today, after a month in the primary, I took a gravity reading and started the dry hop. My
refractometer showed 5.8 brix which converts to 0.997 gravity! I didn't believe it so I used my
hydrometer as ...
Posted in thread: Chocolate Oatmeal Porter on 02-22-2016 at 07:29 PM
I brewed this today.I was targeting a higher mash pH of 5.6 so I steeped the crystal and black
malt separate from the other grains the mash. I may have collected a bit too much wort from the
Posted in thread: Hi Nelson! Nelson Hopped Saison w/Hibiscus on 01-28-2016 at 12:11 AM
I brewed this today. I mashed at 150F and missed my target OG by 5 points but depending on what
this Belle Saison yeast can do I figure it'll still be in the upper 7% range.
Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 01-26-2016 at 04:38 PM
How are you getting those numbers? Bru'n Water does not use teaspoons. How did you convert
teaspoon values to mass values? I'd have to say that you aren't using the sheet correctly.I
used an online co...
Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 01-25-2016 at 10:21 PM
Can someone help me understand the sulfate and chloride content of my brewing water? I am
following the advice in here for brewing an IPA and adding 1 TSP of calcium chloride and 1 TSP
gypsum to every...
Posted in thread: Johnson A419, Freezer and Thermowell Help on 01-09-2016 at 08:18 PM
The idea in here to put the temp controller probe in the freezer rather than the thermowell
makes sense. My question is how do you account for the significant temp increase inside the
Posted in thread: Bigfoot Barleywine Ale Clone on 12-25-2015 at 07:38 PM
I brewed this recipe a few days ago. I didn't think much about the mistake on the amount of
carapils - I followed the posted recipe so you could say I skipped carapils entirely. I'm
debating on dry ho...
Posted in thread: Blichmann Burner Problems on 12-20-2015 at 05:59 PM
Sorry to bring up an old thread, but did you ever get this figured out?I'm having a similar
issue with my Blichmann Burner. Basically I can open the air damper completely and reach a
decent blue flame...
Posted in thread: Bigfoot Barleywine Ale Clone on 11-28-2015 at 02:30 AM
I'm surprised at how simple the grain bill is.. I assumed it required a bit more variety to get
those complex flavors they are known for. Then again, I personally haven't tried SN Bigfoot.