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Posted in thread: Still making bad beer after 30+ batches. on 12-08-2016 at 07:30 PM
Ok, I have had a number of beers turn out much hoppier than I have desired. I believe
overhopping occurs more often than not with all-grain brewing especially with full volume
boils. This is because A...
Posted in thread: "Northeast" style IPA on 12-07-2016 at 09:14 PM
I always hated collecting yeast from a hoppy, truby mess so I started using Brulosopher's yeast
harvesting method: absolutely love it!! I use the mrmalty calculator though to make sure I am
Posted in thread: "Northeast" style IPA on 12-07-2016 at 07:38 PM
I use A and couldn't imagine improving upon it, but I'm not saying it's impossible. I have also
tried B and C. When peak activity dies down after 24-36 hrs (as indicated by Brewpi data), I
ramp the te...
Posted in thread: "Northeast" style IPA on 12-07-2016 at 07:36 PM
I just add all of my dry hops at one time to the primary when the yeast is just past the peak
of fermentation or a few days past. I don't add kettle flavor/aroma hops anymore even. I save
it all for t...
Posted in thread: Grainfather metric water formulas on 12-07-2016 at 07:28 PM
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Posted in thread: "Northeast" style IPA on 12-07-2016 at 02:23 AM
Here's a question....what are peoples processes for dry-hopping these beers?a)- Fermentation
and dryhop in primaryb)- Fermentation, early dryhop (peak fermentation), then dryhopped in
Posted in thread: Grainfather metric water formulas on 12-06-2016 at 08:04 PM
I'd start there, as you can adjust accordingly from there. Because your online mash calc is
good, it works, and i believe that is the correct way to go.check the book when you receive it,
to check for...
Posted in thread: Still making bad beer after 30+ batches. on 12-06-2016 at 07:54 PM
Bitterness on the back ned suggests to me that maybe your hops aren't quite top notch - either
that, or theres a fermentation issue, which is separate to any of your equipment.If you brewing
Posted in thread: Grainfather metric water formulas on 12-05-2016 at 07:51 PM
EDIT: I've just worked out the sparge calcs, and I would suggest your pre-boil volume is too
high. thats why your calcs are out.the online mash calculator is good, but your sparge is out.
Posted in thread: Grainfather metric water formulas on 12-05-2016 at 07:42 PM
That is a little odd.AS I'm metric I use a slightly different formula, and my volumea are
pretty closethe metric formula is(grain weight x2.7) +3.5 = Mash volumeI cant remember the
Sparge volume calcu...