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Posted in thread: Need help with my IPA! on 02-25-2013 at 02:24 PM
Thanks! I understand the way to improve the brew the next time. The problem I am having right
now is that I have 10 gallons of 1.008/9 IPA not bottled yet. Do you think I should "thicken"
it with malt...
Posted in thread: What happens to the calories? on 02-24-2013 at 08:00 PM
As far as I remember: The calories in the finished fermented is definately lower. The yeast
cells are using the carbohydrates in "glycolysis" breaking them down first to pyruvate, then
lactate which a...
Posted in thread: Need help with my IPA! on 02-24-2013 at 07:31 PM
So you think I should leave this one as is, and rather improve on the next batch? I don't think
I am able to taste if it will be too dry/bitter right now without carbonation, so I thought
maybe you co...
Posted in thread: Need help with my IPA! on 02-24-2013 at 07:14 PM
Hi!I just sampled my IPA and it ended with an FG of 1.008/9!!! It's quite dry and bitter. Do
you guys think I should go for a bit lactose/maltodextrin/soaked crystal for more balance, or
should I just...
Posted in thread: Need help with my IPA! on 02-13-2013 at 01:19 PM
Thanks! I agree ;)My problem is also that I used quite a bit of bitter hops, and would
according to beersmith, get an IBU of 80. My boil is somewhat less full boil and somewhat more
simmer, and I thou...
Posted in thread: Need help with my IPA! on 02-13-2013 at 12:36 PM
OK then. I was afraid of that, but my beersmith gave it gravitypoints even though I listed my
recipe as extract with the grains as steeped. Well well.. Are there any good examples of really
dry ipas b...
Posted in thread: Need help with my IPA! on 02-13-2013 at 12:08 PM
Hi!I love IPA's and make them regulary(extract). I always end up thinking the ones I make are
too thick/sweet and not bitter enough(I have a bit too light boil from small stove), so I
decided this tim...
Posted in thread: Help! Added salt/MSG to my brew on 01-01-2013 at 05:26 PM
That is quite unsettling. Are you really sure about this? Tried to look it up, but only found
some other forums discussing it. Do you have any scientific evidence for this? Couldn't find
Posted in thread: Help! Added salt/MSG to my brew on 01-01-2013 at 11:57 AM
Hello!I was making a mead about a week ago, and at about 1/3 sugar break, I was supposed to add
24g of dap. I was a bit in a hurry and accidentally added 24g of monosodium glutamate(flavour
Posted in thread: Candy Sugar The Right Way (hint we've been doing it wrong) on 09-29-2012 at 08:42 AM
Mine seems very fermentable. Where do you get the idea that it creates unfermentable sugars.My
own experiments using rouglhy 1.5kg for rochefort 8 attempts with step/low mashing to increase
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