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Posted in thread: Help with APA2 Tweeking on 05-22-2013 at 05:45 PM
Simcoe is best utilized for flavor/aroma rather than bitter IMO. The earlier you add them the
more bitter and less flavor/aroma.Hops added around the 20 minute mark will contribute some
flavor and bit...
Posted in thread: LME and OG on 05-22-2013 at 11:52 AM
It is nearly impossible to completely mix the top off water once in the fermenter. No worries,
the yeasties will most definitely take care of that for you when they get going. You also want
to check t...
Posted in thread: Before SMaSH there is SHaME on 05-21-2013 at 08:25 PM
Extract, especially as you increase in color, already has specialty grains in it. It would be
closer to a smash if you used say only extra light extract, but then if you add crystal it no
longer is ev...
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...