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Posted in thread: Hoppy American Amber or Malty American Pale Ale? on 07-23-2015 at 01:32 AM
I was ready to make this beer this weekend, however I can't get hold of the naked oats in time
(my LHBS has never heard of them) and given my track record of amber beers I'm going to have to
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 07-21-2015 at 07:53 PM
now that I look at it again sober, it does appear some of the bubbles have tentacles, which is
when I'd be worried. sorry if I led you astray
Posted in thread: Rye Pale Ale on 07-21-2015 at 04:45 AM
if you have temperature control, you could transfer to the fermenter and let the fridge/freezer
drop it to pitching temp? Not ideal, but I'm sure the system inside the fermenter would be safe
for a fe...
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 07-20-2015 at 11:01 AM
that looks fine to me
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 07-18-2015 at 03:00 AM
last time I dry hopped I didn't use a bag, just chucked those badboys in (secondary, glass) and
set the temp to 13C - over the course of about 5 days the hop dust and mess dropped to the
bottom of the...
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 07-16-2015 at 12:47 AM
Unless one wants to harvest clean yeast, even fruit can go into a primary. what about dry hops?
never done it myself, always used a glass carboy but I'd be open to being convinced otherwise
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 07-14-2015 at 09:05 PM
Are you racking to secondary on every batch??You dont have to secondary at all even when dry
hopping.I think secondary is necessary in lagers.that's an entire debate altogether. The issue
here is that...
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 07-14-2015 at 10:38 AM
I didn't. It was new, pulled out of a plastic shrink wrapped bag. the robots who put the bags
into the plastic have filthy hands. In short, always sanitize everything that comes in contact
with the be...
Posted in thread: Red Rye Ale on 07-11-2015 at 05:01 AM
I'll see how I feel I guess. I just took a hydro sample and had a taste, I found the hop
bitterness to be very strong, but had a nice hop flavor too.. I've never had such a strong
bitterness from a sa...
Posted in thread: Red Rye Ale on 07-09-2015 at 02:59 AM
would dry hopping with ~2oz be inappropriate for this beer? I'm not usually a hop-head but at
the moment I'm going through a bit of a phase