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Posted in thread: Kettle material on 04-13-2014 at 12:34 AM
Absolutely no worries at all. All I use actually, and probably half of the folks on here. If
it's never been used, boil some water in it to form an oxidized layer - which is normal and
protects it. Th...
Posted in thread: Adding a lot of water before bottling on 03-01-2014 at 06:00 PM
...but of course the flavor/body/hoppy, etc. profiles will taste completely different than your
un-diluted beer. Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Adding a lot of water before bottling on 03-01-2014 at 05:59 PM
That sounds like alcohol abuse! But a problem otherwise, I don't see one.Sent from my iPhone
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Posted in thread: Yeasty Flavor Issues on 01-24-2014 at 03:23 AM
What styles are you making? Do you check OG / FG? Do you make a yeast starter w/ liquid yeast
or pitch dry yeast? Do you use any form of temp control, or just ferment in a closet at room
temp? There a...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping question on 01-18-2014 at 04:06 AM
You'd need to give us the original gravity, along with the final gravity, to better answer part
of your question. But I wouldn't worry too much. I'd just go with your plan on dry hopping. If
it ends u...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping question on 01-16-2014 at 03:59 AM
Wouldn't worry at all. That's what most people do. I dry hop with pellet hops. Typically added
after 3-4 weeks of fermentation, thrown right into primary for 5-7 days, then bottle. Works
great. Don't ...
Posted in thread: Good hops to complement Chinook? on 12-09-2013 at 07:41 PM
Skep18 - that sounds like a great hop schedule. Should turn out great. A few things I've
learned since I started brewing: Depending on how quickly you chill the wort after flameout, a
lot of the "late...
Posted in thread: Good hops to complement Chinook? on 12-09-2013 at 04:45 PM
My last batch (with a somewhat similar grainbill) with cascade (7.3% AA) /chinook (11%) was:1
oz Cascade @ 60.5 oz Cascade @ 30.5 oz Cascade @ 101 oz Cascade + .5 oz Chinook @ flameout1.5
oz Chinook +...
Posted in thread: Good hops to complement Chinook? on 12-08-2013 at 01:38 AM
One of my last brews was a chinook/cascade pale ale (borderline IPA territory). Hop stand and
dry hopped with both. Great combo.
Posted in thread: First all grain recipe/water critique appreciated on 12-07-2013 at 03:36 PM
I'm with FatsSchindee. First BIAB (my method was essentially mash, drain and squeeze, dunk
sparge in sparge water, squeeze again, combine both into kettle) - and I ended up with around
85% eff, and al...