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  • Posted in thread: SWMBO Slayer questions--Extract on 07-22-2014 at 08:53 PM
    Thanks! Was thinking the same thing too and maybe a typo. Saw a variation that is a little more
    in-line with what you have and was going to settle on this:3 lb. Wheat DME2 lb. Extra Lght DME8
    oz. Cara...

  • Posted in thread: IPA Recipe Advice/Questions on 07-22-2014 at 08:41 PM
    I say this with all due respect, but you're kind of all over the place here. I'm going to give
    some advice, but this is strictly based on my knowledge and personal taste. Yours may
    differ.14% Crystal ...

  • Posted in thread: SWMBO Slayer questions--Extract on 07-22-2014 at 08:22 PM
    That is a LOT of flaked wheat. Not saying you couldn't use that much, but it is a ton. I'm also
    pretty sure you need to mash it along with base malt. I don't believe it has the enzymes to
    convert itse...

  • Posted in thread: vacation pics on 07-22-2014 at 08:17 PM
    Me and my boy checking out the "work truck" on Surfside Beach, the next beach south of Myrtle
    Beach. Got to sample the offerings at New South Brewing while there. Their lager was ho-hum,
    but their IPA...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation got too hot on 07-22-2014 at 08:03 PM
    If it was at final gravity or more than 3-4 days into fermentation, the temperature spike wont
    hurt the beer. And at 40C (104F), your yeast should still be ok for bottling. It's not ideal
    during ferme...

  • Posted in thread: What funny things has SWMBO said? on 07-18-2014 at 05:26 PM
    My wife had major pregnancy brain when she was pregnant with my son who's now 2-1/2. And yes,
    it's a thing. I TOTALLY witnessed the dumbing down as the pregnancy went on. Pretty funny to
    watch. She's ...

  • Posted in thread: Way too much smoke! What did I do wrong? on 07-18-2014 at 05:17 PM
    Nah, you're not crazy, you're just inexperienced. Try some rauchbiers like Schlenkerla when you
    get a chance, and you'll understand how "smoke" is entirely different than "roast." They're
    just complet...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast washing with lots of hops on 07-18-2014 at 02:08 PM
    For lightly hopped beers (2-3oz or less), I don't even worry about it. For highly hopped beers,
    I use a hop spider during the boil. And if I'm harvesting yeast, I make sure to dry hop in
    secondary. If...

  • Posted in thread: Suggestions please! on 07-17-2014 at 02:19 PM
    Another idea, use some Belgian malts (Pale, aromatic, a bit of crystal), a blend of American
    and Nobel hops, and a Belgian yeast (I'd suggest Ardennes). Belgian IPA!

  • Posted in thread: Suggestions please! on 07-16-2014 at 07:43 PM
    I would agree, but this would be more of an English grain bill with American hops. I would turn
    out to be hoppier, more citrus/piney, but still a bit more malty than most American styles.

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