Last Activity:12-13-2012 4:06 AM
Posted in thread: First IPA recipe on 07-26-2012 at 06:10 PM
Haha I guess the loss of a batch of beer cuts everyone pretty deep here. I suppose if I had
another primary fermenter I would have kept this batch and started another to see how it turned
Posted in thread: First IPA recipe on 07-26-2012 at 06:37 AM
Ohhhhhh, give it some time!!!!!!I am not one for denial. I tossed the whole thing. We live and
we learn. I am changing up the hop schedule that will yield around 70ibu. Should be a little
more up my a...
Posted in thread: First IPA recipe on 07-26-2012 at 04:40 AM
Well I tasted it after about 4 days while taking a gravity reading. The gravity said 1.011
which kind of surprised me. It was already something like 7%. It tasted completely foul.
Ridiculously bitter ...
Posted in thread: First IPA recipe on 07-24-2012 at 10:06 PM
I think I will do that then, thanks. Another question though. I seem to have a ton of trub in
the carboy. A bunch stuck in the top from the first couple days of vicious fermentation, and a
Posted in thread: First IPA recipe on 07-24-2012 at 08:04 PM
Would I be able to salvage a little more aroma if I do a secondary dry hop of another 1oz
Citra? Maybe 1oz for 2 weeks and 1 oz more 1 week?
Posted in thread: First IPA recipe on 07-22-2012 at 07:12 PM
I was kind of looking for a dryer bitter flavor. You may be right though. I probably should
have stretched out the second addition and added the challenger in the last 10 minutes or
so.Like I said.. I...
Posted in thread: First IPA recipe on 07-22-2012 at 06:52 PM
Hey guys, this is my first recipe so give me your wisdom.Intruder IPA1lbs Breiss Caramel 40
(155 deg for 30 min)7# Light LME1# Pils extra light DME1oz Galena 60 min2oz Galena 50 min2oz
Challenger 30 m...
Posted in thread: Imperial Bastard Stout on 06-11-2012 at 11:55 PM
Is there any issue with making this a full boil with 5 gallons? Or should I just keep it at a 2