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Posted in thread: Dirty Water Brown Ale for competition...what category? on 07-14-2016 at 07:14 PM
I have the local home brew competition coming up in which I enter whatever I have on hand at
the time...this year it is aforementioned beer. So those that have brewed this, would this
stand up to Amer...
Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 07-06-2016 at 07:24 PM
Those asking about dry hopping with this beer, here is my .02:-it makes the beer better in my
opinion, but just know that it bumps it out of style for a blonde. I entered mine in a contest
and was tol...
Posted in thread: During fermentation: Keep same temperature or slowly increase? on 06-16-2016 at 05:58 PM
I ramp mine up. I pitch at 65, raise it to 68, then get it up to 72 to dry hop. Cold crash 3
days before kegging. Might be unnecassary, but I have been getting great ferments from american
Posted in thread: Can you Brew It recipe for Deschutes Mirror Pond Pale Ale on 05-21-2016 at 08:33 PM
Brewing this one again as I type...I think it is my 5th or 6th time with this one. My home brew
shop carries a british pale ale malt that I use as the base, everything else is as the recipe
Posted in thread: what to do with leftover kegged Christmas beer on 03-08-2016 at 09:42 PM
I have more kegs, I'll just do that.Thanks!
Posted in thread: what to do with leftover kegged Christmas beer on 03-08-2016 at 07:43 PM
I have a half a keg of Christmas beer left over that I would love to save for next year (so I
dont have to re-brew). I dont particularly like Christmas beer or I would just drink it. But
friends do, a...
Posted in thread: COTU wort share 2016 on 02-10-2016 at 07:47 PM
Almost 200 views and 0 responses. Oh well. In case anybody is following, I made an American
brown ale loosely following Jamil's dirty water brown recipe. I did this for two reasons:1. it
makes a great...
Posted in thread: COTU wort share 2016 on 01-24-2016 at 01:48 PM
I crunched the numbers in beersmith and here is what I got, based on 5 gallons of wort:The
grain bill is as follows:Target Gravity - 17 Plato (Specific Gravity 1.070)Liquor to Grist
Ratio - 2.8 Cargil...
Posted in thread: Potential issue with White Lab Pure Pitch packaging on 12-14-2015 at 04:39 PM
I have yet to use the new packaging, but thought immediately how they were fixing a problem
that wasnt there. Wyeast packages are much easier to handle, albeit maybe a little overkill on
the sizing. L...
Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 11-19-2015 at 03:08 PM
Entered this beer as a blonde ale (6B) and took home third. They said too much hop aroma for
style (I dry hopped it), but they loved it. Lost out to two cream ales.