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  • Originally I wanted to brew so that I wouldn't have to buy as much. I bought a kit and it just sat there. A year later I dug out the kit and threw the LME away. Then I bought another kit and from there I went full bore from extract to BIAB to kegging.
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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
    winner. ...

  • 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
    you'll g...

  • 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
    volume mash...

  • 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

On Draft - Bitter Pale Ale, Late Fall Watermelon Wheat Waiting patiently to ferment and go into the keg: Barley Wine, Random IPA, Centennial Blonde About to brew: Session IPA

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