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Posted in thread: Midwest hop head IPA question on 08-20-2014 at 09:17 AM
Ok, I thought it sounded crazy! I think ill do 2-3 weeks primary, 1 week dry hop, then bottle
and condition for 3 weeks. Thanks!Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Midwest hop head IPA question on 08-20-2014 at 01:26 AM
So I brewed a hop head IPA kit from Midwest last weekend and the directions say to ferment it
for 2 weeks and then transfer to a secondary for 10 weeks for conditioning. I don't have a
secondary. I us...
Posted in thread: Beer becomes worse after bottling on 08-31-2013 at 10:53 PM
I use the same water every time no matter what im doing. It could be carbonation bite, however
does this have a certain smell? Like I said, I knew as soon as I smelled it it had that extract
smell to ...
Posted in thread: Beer becomes worse after bottling on 08-31-2013 at 02:41 PM
Do your extract batches seem to have more cabonation than the all grain batches?Yeah, a little
bit. My all grains tend to take longer to carb up for some reason. I used gold extract from
Midwest. I us...
Posted in thread: Beer becomes worse after bottling on 08-31-2013 at 12:27 PM
That's what I'm saying. It tasted real good at bottling time, had good hop aroma, not too
bitter, but not sweet. No twangy ness. But they have been bottle conditioning for 3 weeks, so I
decided to tes...
Posted in thread: Beer becomes worse after bottling on 08-30-2013 at 08:53 PM
This is just something I've been noticing with some of my beers. And it only seems to happen
with my extract batches. My all grains taste great. At bottling time, I of course try some, and
they all ta...
Posted in thread: First time dry hopping with whole leaf... on 08-03-2013 at 09:02 PM
Well, I dumped the hops in and gently stirred them in to even them out and make sure they all
contacted the beer, then I shut the lid. Hopefully that won't cause oxidation...
Posted in thread: First time dry hopping with whole leaf... on 08-03-2013 at 07:42 PM
It was in primary for 2 weeks. Went from 1.050 to 1.012. Pretty sure it was stable.Is using a
bag with marble better then just letting them float loose?
Posted in thread: First time dry hopping with whole leaf... on 08-03-2013 at 06:16 PM
Well, thinking I knew what I was doing, I dumped an oz of centennial whole leaf hops into my
primary, and my initial reaction was, " oh sh!t". One oz of whole leaf looks like a whole lot
more then 1 o...
Posted in thread: Midwest RyePA advice on 07-09-2013 at 01:10 PM
Just got my ryePA extract kit with specialty grains from Midwest. Really excited about it.
Anyone brew it yet and have any advice? Particularly in regards to the rye malt. I have never
used it before....