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Posted in thread: Using % of grist: flawed for high gravity brewing? on 06-11-2015 at 10:03 PM
5% roasted malts is by no means high for a big (like 1.100) stout. In fact, it's probably too
little since I'll take a WAG and say your color would be mid 30s SRM. I could see an argument
that you sho...
Posted in thread: Using % of grist: flawed for high gravity brewing? on 06-11-2015 at 07:53 PM
So my friends finally talked me into attempting a really big ass stout, and while designing the
recipe I got to thinking (which usually gets me in trouble).Does % of grist for specialty malts
Posted in thread: Supercharge PBW by adding Lye? on 09-18-2014 at 04:17 PM
caustic/sodium hydroxideThis is what the majority of commercial breweries use as their alkaline
cleaner. Would have to look at concentrations, but I definitely wouldn't consider it "safe"
Posted in thread: Quick help: Double IPA late hops on 08-27-2014 at 05:32 PM
I love the combo of simcoe and amarillo, and I can see columbus in there as well for the
"dank". Probably 2:1 for the columbus; I mean 1 ounce columbus for every two ounces (each) of
simcoe and amaril...
Posted in thread: Quick help: Double IPA late hops on 08-26-2014 at 11:39 PM
About to do our first double IPA and trying to finalize the late hops. Basic framework is
Pliny, and we have plenty of Columbus, Simcoe, and Amarillo on hand.Our philosophy on our
brewhouse is to basi...
Posted in thread: O-fest grain bill on 08-13-2014 at 01:10 PM
Waffled back and forth, but decided to go somewhere in the middle w/ 80% Vienna and 20% Munich
II. Will let you guys know how it turns out!
Posted in thread: O-fest grain bill on 08-11-2014 at 09:40 PM
Lots of interesting discussion...thanks guys. Still have a lot to mull over!You must be the new
guys up in Conroe! I'm in Houston too.Sure are and cool to see so many new breweries popping up
in the a...
Posted in thread: O-fest grain bill on 08-08-2014 at 09:15 PM
Wish a decoction was possible on our system. :(
Posted in thread: O-fest grain bill on 08-08-2014 at 08:59 PM
I know this has been discussed a good amount, but it's getting to be that time of year and
wanted some feedback. After mulling it over, I've come up with a couple different options.
Which do yall like...
Posted in thread: Beer gun question. on 07-25-2014 at 06:31 PM
Releasing the pressure doesn't cause foaming in the keg, the beer doesn't immediately off
gas.Maybe I'm wrong, but this doesn't make sense to me. Seems like any pressure drop has the
ability to cause ...