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Posted in thread: Cluster hops... on 02-23-2009 at 02:13 AM
Thanks for the replies!I wasn't too sure how the Cluster hops would interact with the Northern
Brewer, but I think I'll go ahead as planned. Should make for an interesting combination.
Besides, how ba...
Posted in thread: Cluster hops... on 02-22-2009 at 03:36 AM
Anybody have any experience using Cluster hops?I'm laying out a Cali. Common, and was thinking
of using NB for bittering, and a combo of Cluster and NB for flavor and aroma.I've never used
this hop be...
Posted in thread: Rye IPA Yeast question... on 02-01-2009 at 04:17 AM
I was able to pull a 1 pint jar of slurry. The fermentor temp was turned down to 35 when it was
pulled, and the jar was well sanitized. The main problem I have with it is that the yeast
Posted in thread: Rye IPA Yeast question... on 01-31-2009 at 10:21 PM
I've decided to brew up a batch of Rye IPA, but I have a slight problem. I was set to use a jar
of yeast that I pulled from a batch at the local pub, but my hops arent going to be delivered
Posted in thread: Can you spot a mash problem? on 01-26-2009 at 03:09 AM
A 30 minute sparge seems rather short. I believe Noonan wrote in New Brewing Lager Beer said
that a typical runoff should take at least an hour or more. I work in a brewpub myself, and our
Posted in thread: Quick Question - (force carbonation) on 11-26-2008 at 05:35 PM
Thank you Bobby M. That answers my question perfectly. Thanks for the help!!!
Posted in thread: Quick Question - (force carbonation) on 11-26-2008 at 03:17 AM
Well, I am only planning to carbonate at that temp. I havent gotten a dedicated fridge yet, so
the garage will have to do for now. I will probably chill the keg outside (30-40F) before
serving. I am a...
Posted in thread: Quick Question - (force carbonation) on 11-26-2008 at 03:06 AM
I am kegging my first beer right now, but I have 1 question.I am set up right now to 'set and
forget' for 2 weeks. I have 4.5 gallons in the keg. It is sitting in the garage at a consistent
Posted in thread: Do I need a protein rest? on 07-04-2008 at 03:15 AM
Thanks for the replies. I decided I'm just going to do a single rest @ 155 and call it good for
this batch. I'm going to mash in @ 1.2 qt/gal. I don't have any Irish moss on hand, and the
LHBS is clos...
Posted in thread: Do I need a protein rest? on 07-04-2008 at 02:04 AM
I don't use any clarifying agents. I do use a copper immersion chiller. I use a propane burner,
so I can get a pretty good boil. How long should I let the wort sit after chilling before
pitching? I us...