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Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 04-09-2014 at 09:05 PM
Got 5.5 gallons of IPA, i'm dry hopping today. Amarillo, Warrior, Chinook, Cascade, and Citra.
It already smells and tastes unbelievable. Dry Hopping it will bring it up to 11!
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 03-27-2014 at 04:54 PM
+ 5 French Saison9884
Posted in thread: How do YOU name your beers? on 03-27-2014 at 04:48 PM
I usually do research on what i'm brewing. I'm a big history nut, so if i'm brewing a coffee
stout, i look up the history of coffee.Other times, I use the ingredients and try to think of
Posted in thread: What's the worst craft brew (commercial) you've had? on 03-27-2014 at 04:41 PM
Sam Adams has been a bunch of swing and a miss lately. I bought their Rebel IPA 6 pack the
other day, hoping for something good, considering they had Cascade, Simcoe, Centennial,
Chinook, and Amarillo...
Posted in thread: What's up with the IPA fad? on 03-27-2014 at 04:34 PM
I'm what you would consider a "Hophead". I love IPA's. Probably my favorite style. As a
beginner in craft beer, I hated IPA's. But then, a few Sierra nevada pale ale's down, and i
Posted in thread: RO Water Treatment on 03-26-2014 at 09:43 PM
Here is what i've been using before for water profile. Keep in mind, it's from 2010 or 2012, so
it may have changed. But this has made some really good beer. I would typically throw in some
Posted in thread: RO Water Treatment on 03-26-2014 at 09:38 PM
That's awesome man. Yeah i competed in my first competition last month. I got an average score,
and i was honestly not expecting anything higher. I knew the faults in the beer, and i was well
out of s...
Posted in thread: RO Water Treatment on 03-26-2014 at 08:40 PM
Again, can't take credit for the acid malt. Another friend suggested it. This will be my first
batch brewed where I actually pay attention to water. The water here in BR makes some damn fine
Posted in thread: RO Water Treatment on 03-26-2014 at 08:16 PM
So i did some adjustments. I misinterpreted some advice from a friend. He meant calcium
chloride not calcium carbonate. If i add 4 grams of gypsum and 5 grams of cacl2 plus 2 oz. of
acidulated malt, g...
Posted in thread: RO Water Treatment on 03-26-2014 at 08:08 PM
oh yeah, i forgot to update the grain type. Let me go do that. Thanks.