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Posted in thread: Dry hop splash on 05-10-2013 at 08:46 PM
Just drop 'em , it will be fine.The effects of dry hopping subside over time. That is to say
the hoppy aroma will mellow out in time. It should have no immediate effect on flavor or aroma
Posted in thread: first time kegging questions on 05-10-2013 at 08:41 PM
Everything looks good, but it is not normal to set the pressure at 12 and have it end up at 10
the next day. The REGULATOR is supposed to REGULATE the pressure, not kinda regulate it. In 3
years of ke...
Posted in thread: No head or carbonation on 05-10-2013 at 08:06 PM
You know you can bottle off of a keg with your racking cane, right? :D But really, I don't
think kegging is the solution for the OP atm, more than 10 days however, is.I've not tried
bottling off of a ...
Posted in thread: No head or carbonation on 05-10-2013 at 07:32 PM
This past spring/summer I built myself a keezer and now keg my beer so it carbs the same
everytime.;)I still bottle the occasional batch when it needs to travel or be given as gifts.
Posted in thread: No head or carbonation on 05-10-2013 at 07:03 PM
Most kit instructions (say from Northern Brewer) call for 2/3 cup of priming sugar dissolved in
16oz of water. I typically use 4oz of priming sugar in 2 cups of water, heated to put the sugar
Posted in thread: No head or carbonation on 05-10-2013 at 05:19 PM
As stated - warm them to 70-72 and try again in a week or so. One question I have it what was
your process for adding the priming sugar? Did you dissolve it into 2 cups of water and mix it
Posted in thread: Tweaking IPA kit recipe for Late Extract Method on 05-10-2013 at 03:15 PM
I used Wyeast 1056 for mine. I pitched lower than I normally do, say about 70 where I normally
pitch at about 78/80. I keep temps 64-65 with an ambient temp of about 62. It started slow and
at 24 hour...
Posted in thread: Tweaking IPA kit recipe for Late Extract Method on 05-09-2013 at 07:48 PM
How quickly were you able to cool your wort to pitching temps? If you were able to do it
efficiently then you should be fine as long as you give it a fair amount of time in the
fermenter. I rarely bot...
Posted in thread: Adding water to kettle? on 05-07-2013 at 08:58 PM
You won't get an unexpected amount of bitterness. It is old thinking about hops utilization and
gravity, but since has been dis-proven (about 2008 or so). the impact on bitterness will be
Posted in thread: Tweaking IPA kit recipe for Late Extract Method on 05-07-2013 at 08:52 PM
I just brewed this almost exact recipe, not the kit as it was cheaper to buy the ingredients
elsewhere. Yooper is right, just keep the hops the same and do the late addition. I found it