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Posted in thread: Mosaic "Imperial" Black IPA Suggestions on 02-10-2017 at 10:46 PM
You could consider using some Midnight Wheat from Breiss. Its dark as night (like 550L iirc)
and imparts very little roast flavor. I think Firestone uses that in Wookey Jack. Love me some
Posted in thread: Efficiency is constantly crazy low.. why?! on 01-26-2017 at 06:07 PM
Also, make sure you have sufficient base malts with high diastatic enzyme power to convert all
of the starch to sugar. Insufficient diastatic enzymes is a sure way to get lousy efficiency.
Some UK and...
Posted in thread: Efficiency is constantly crazy low.. why?! on 01-26-2017 at 05:38 PM
With harder water, acidifying your sparge water as well can help. I worked for a commercial
brewery with hard well water. We used phosphoric acid to lower mash pH and also acidified our
sparge water. ...
Posted in thread: Efficiency is constantly crazy low.. why?! on 01-26-2017 at 05:27 PM
I would guess it's related to your water. If you aren't adjusting your mash pH, start there.
Second to that, consider calcium additions. From Palmer's Water (page 147) : "Calcium is the
friend of all ...
Posted in thread: Firestone Walker to end production of Wookey Jack, double Jack and Opal on 01-11-2017 at 06:56 PM
Gonna miss DJ for sure. Such a rock solid IIPA!! I have a clone recipe that is spot on, but I
wrote them anyway to see if they would release recipes for the beers they are retiring...who
knows, maybe ...
Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 02-21-2016 at 08:54 PM
Good people of HBT, I apologize if this has already been posted but I just couldn't commit to
digging through 365 pages of posts. Some good info in this article not only from Kimmich but
other great b...
Posted in thread: Best Chocolate Malt? on 10-10-2015 at 03:16 PM
Anybody fancy a certain chocolate malt, or find one in particular to be superior?
Posted in thread: Elk Drool Brown Ale on 05-20-2015 at 02:59 PM
@AZ_IPA-I have brewed your recipes in the past and enjoyed them, hats off to you. I see this
thread started quite some time ago. Any adaptations? Perhaps using some carafa or debittered
black to cut b...
Posted in thread: "Session" IPA's - let's hear it! on 01-04-2015 at 07:24 PM
Just wanted to chime in on this discussion. I am working on a session ipa recipe for the
brewery that I work for. I also went to brewschool in the UK, work for an american craft
brewery and have gaine...
Posted in thread: Cigar City Jai Alai Clone on 08-25-2014 at 07:06 PM
Forgive me. Can someone help me through something in this grain bill? I haven't brewed in a
couple years, and my memory suggested that I check with the source when it's ambiguous on this