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Posted in thread: Can I roast some Maris Otter into Crystal? on 08-30-2015 at 02:09 AM
With that recipe, the crystal and biscuit is not much of a factor. If you are shooting for an
authentic English bitter, most didn't use Crystal Malts. If you are just looking for a bit of
color there ...
Posted in thread: 2015 Hop Harvest Totals on 08-27-2015 at 02:59 AM
Just finished drying today. 1.1 oz of Goldings, 12 oz of Zeus, and 12 oz of Cascade.So 25.1 oz
+ 199.15 = 224.25 oz
Posted in thread: Interesting cone growth on 08-12-2015 at 08:30 PM
My goldings that I just harvested had about 20 cones with some leaves growing out of them.
These are third year plants.I did spray the bines with potassium phosphate when I saw signs of
Posted in thread: Splitting Rhizome during growth? on 07-01-2015 at 01:36 AM
You can cut some of the shoots and plant them. I did a bunch this year. I just made sure I got
a lot of the root portion (a few feet). Everything except my columbus worked great. I'm no pro,
so you mi...
Posted in thread: BrewToad Or BeerSmith *Worth it*? on 06-29-2015 at 12:15 AM
I'm a big fan of brewtoad. I think the interface is prettier and more intuitive, plus it's free
unless you want premium features. Brewsmith has more features and since you install the
software it work...
Posted in thread: Rehydrating mistake!! on 06-21-2015 at 06:24 PM
I don't think you should microwave it with the yeast! If I am using dry yeast, I boil water in
a pyrex measuring cup (1 cup water in a 2 or 4 cup pyrex). If you cover it with plastic wrap it
Posted in thread: Clogged Dip Tube on 06-01-2015 at 01:38 AM
I see this posted a lot, but wouldn't it require an entirely separate gas line with a liquid
fitting? Along with reconnecting everything?For ball lock nope - just swap.For pin lock, I just
remove the ...
Posted in thread: Clogged Dip Tube on 06-01-2015 at 12:12 AM
I've had luck forcing CO2 through the dip tube (just reverse the connection after
depressurization). Then cold crash it for a few days before serving again.
Posted in thread: Bottle Pop on 02-23-2015 at 12:49 AM
CO2 dissolves much better in cold beer. You should always try to chill bottles for several
Posted in thread: Working on a Porter recipe. Need some ideas/insight. on 02-22-2015 at 01:19 PM
I second the brown malt - at least a pound. It just tastes right in porters. I always put Black
patent malt in my porters too. At least half a pound - I put half in a 6.5 gallon batch.Also,