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Posted in thread: My latest recipe Hoppenstein IPA on 02-15-2014 at 02:34 PM
Uh dry hops adding IBU?
Posted in thread: Experiment - Ethanol humulone extraction on 02-14-2014 at 04:29 PM
That's what I meant. Sorry, lower pH (raises [H+]) in order to not extract tannins and the
like.Acid conditions will also favor isomerization I believe. Not sure if I ever mentioned this
but there is ...
Posted in thread: Liquid yeast on 01-21-2014 at 02:04 AM
Your brew will prob have more esters than it should and maybe some more oxidation as it sits
around waiting for the yeast to soak the O2 up. Did you aerate well? If not, you should throw
the dry yeast...
Posted in thread: Did I overpitch? Should I dilute? on 01-21-2014 at 01:46 AM
Cool article, thanks for sharing. I think it is interesting to use pitching rates as a tool to
intentionally alter your brew. I need to pay attention to my starter sizes now!
Posted in thread: heineken mini keg on 01-19-2014 at 10:30 PM
Here we go followed this guys work
Posted in thread: heineken mini keg on 01-19-2014 at 10:28 PM
Hi. I have tried using the Heineken and New Castle kegs with poor success. These guys have a
big CO2 cartridge inside them and if I remember right, you have to drill the top out to be able
to rig up a...
Posted in thread: UK brewers? on 01-18-2014 at 02:00 PM
Haha that tells you how the brewing scene is. This could be a generalization since I only talk
with a handful of Brits but I feel like they don't like beer these days and it is more of an
old person t...
Posted in thread: Name your shortest fermented beer! on 01-18-2014 at 01:43 PM
I skipped fermentation and drank my wort. 0 days booyah!
Posted in thread: "Isomerization" in Hops??? on 01-07-2014 at 12:23 PM
It isn't necessarily isomerization…it is dissolution that is the problem. Isomerized alpha acid
have a low solubility in water. If you do partial boils, and then dilute up to 5 gallons, you
Posted in thread: Light skunking beer on 01-06-2014 at 05:02 PM
Skunking occurs up to 500nm so it is also in the lower blue light range....not just UV.Edit:
Let me expand on that. Here is a general incandescent light bulb spectrum. They have very
little blue range...