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Posted in thread: BrewersBest - American IPA(BIAB) How to reduce bitterness? on 11-25-2015 at 02:52 PM
I would just cut that 15 minute addition to 5. That should make a big difference right there
and make it more flavorful as far as hops go.You did a full volume boil I assume?Also you could
reduce the ...
Posted in thread: Great Lakes Christmas Ale Clone on 11-25-2015 at 02:42 PM
After buying a 6 pack of Christmas Ale this year I decided that I just don't really care for it
anymore. Wayyyyyyy too much something in there. Now Thirsty Dog 12 Dogs of Christmas...that's a
Posted in thread: Tips for huge beer using biab on 11-25-2015 at 02:33 AM
How long of a boil did you spec in BeerSmith? If 60 min try 120 min, this will allow you to use
more water overall then when you reserve some for a sparge the mash won't be quite as thick and
Posted in thread: Tips for huge beer using biab on 11-25-2015 at 02:31 AM
As someone else said; I would do a smaller volume. Unless you have a 20 plus gallon kettle.When
I do big beers using BIAB I always do a 3.5 gallon batch and account for an extra gallon of
boil off. I'...
Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 11-24-2015 at 02:12 AM
- What mash thickness will (did) you use? - Do you test/follow pH? - If so, what amount of acid
or acidulated malt did you use?Thanks!I also did a 5 gallon BIAB Sunday of this.I did a full
Posted in thread: Why is commercial beer getting more expensive? on 11-23-2015 at 05:41 PM
This is one of the main reasons that I brew. $10 for 2 cases of Centennial Blonde? Yes please.
Posted in thread: Ss Brewtech’s Biggest Baddest Holiday Giveaway Ever! on 11-23-2015 at 05:37 PM
Posted in thread: New white labs container on 11-18-2015 at 08:15 PM
I always make starters but that's because I harvest yeast every time. If were to just use a
vial (but I won't because they're way overpriced) I wouldn't use a starter.
Posted in thread: No chill question on 11-02-2015 at 10:35 PM
As far as hop schedule; wouldn't a hop bag and removing the hops compensate for over bittering?
Say 15 minutes or so after flame out?
Posted in thread: No chill question on 11-02-2015 at 01:09 AM
Okay so you guys are transferring out of the kettle as soon as you stop the boil? Does this
affect anything in a negative way like the auto-siphon or the bucket?I only use plastic for