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Posted in thread: Leaf Hop Absorption Measured on 12-31-2012 at 04:09 PM
I agree. I account for whole hops to absorb 12 oz. of wort for every oz. of hops and I find
that quite accurate.Thanks, I will start with that assumption. I am going to pay more attention
to my losses...
Posted in thread: Leaf Hop Absorption Measured on 12-29-2012 at 04:47 PM
Came across this thread and had to chime in that while this experiment seems valid my anecdotal
evidence suggests a lot more absorption.Perhaps some confounding factors are:1. Dryness of the
Posted in thread: Heads up hop heads - Mosaic (HBC 369) at freshops! on 11-18-2012 at 01:43 PM
What size bags do you use with your food saver?I use pint, quart, and gallon bags.. but mostly
pint bags and a few QT bags. A pint bag will hold less then or up to if you squeeze 4 oz of
whole hops, a...
Posted in thread: Heads up hop heads - Mosaic (HBC 369) at freshops! on 11-16-2012 at 07:47 PM
Invest in a foodsaver.Second that.. very important piece of equipment for the whole hop user..
Posted in thread: Heads up hop heads - Mosaic (HBC 369) at freshops! on 11-14-2012 at 04:06 PM
I have 8oz on the way. Thinking of a recipe along the lines of 14 lbs 4.0 oz Pale Malt (2 Row)
US (1.8 SRM) Grain 1 95.0 % 12.0 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 45L (Crisp) (45.0 SRM) Grain 2 5.0 %
28 g Mosa...
Posted in thread: Whats up with this Citra Shortage? on 11-14-2012 at 03:00 PM
I do.. I have two beers everyone wants.. the Bangalore (a modified torpedo clone) and the
Janet's brown. The rest are all for me. As it happens.. I like both of those a lot too..Funny
you should menti...
Posted in thread: Whats up with this Citra Shortage? on 11-14-2012 at 02:39 PM
Those guys are great. They got simcoe cheaper this year and passed a lower price on to all of
us.Thanks and to everyone else who mentioned these guys. Only place in stock I could find for
leaf.I got a...
Posted in thread: Heady Topper on 10-26-2012 at 05:52 PM
In Mitch Steele's IPA book he gives the recipe for El Jefe. Different beer.. but I think there
are some things to look at there when formulating a recipe for HT.The El Jefe recipe is
88-89.5% Pearl8% ...
Posted in thread: Heady Topper on 10-25-2012 at 02:29 PM
This has been great discussion. I am planning on brewing El Jefe, their seasonal brew, using
the recipe in Mitch Steele's IPA Book. I will have to aquire some more heady toppers to culture
that yeast ...
Posted in thread: Can You Brew It recipe for Lagunitas IPA on 11-04-2011 at 04:36 PM
I was getting about the same result when I put the recipe in Beersmith. According to their
website, its about 6.2%. I will probably let it ride for my first attempt.. I have some big
beers in keg as i...