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Posted in thread: Fifth Season Gardening Co. on 06-22-2013 at 04:20 PM
Howdy,I do all the purchasing for Home Brew and such for all of Fifth Season Gardening and I
just wanted to reach out about a few things:1) Are there any areas that we don't cover that you
would like ...
Posted in thread: HBC 342 hops on 10-21-2011 at 06:48 PM
I believe this is the one some brewers have said tastes like Life SaversIsnt that El Dorado?
Posted in thread: hop utilization vs adding LME late on 05-26-2011 at 08:06 PM
I feel like you'll want to boil your extract for the full 60 minutes to utilize the hot break
as well as the head retaining properties of your hops.
Posted in thread: Simcoe/Amarillo IPA critique on 01-14-2011 at 05:03 AM
Do you think I could substitute Maris Otter for the 2 Row and keep the proportions the same in
order to improve the malt character? I'm trying to keep this on the light side (color wise) and
Posted in thread: Simcoe/Amarillo IPA critique on 12-16-2010 at 12:18 PM
I'm a big fan of hopbursting, but I'd still add a pinch of hops at the start of the boil. They
do other things besides add bitterness, such as aid in protein seperation during the hot
Posted in thread: Simcoe/Amarillo IPA critique on 12-16-2010 at 05:05 AM
Should I increase the proportion of my specialty grains a bit to help add some character?Will
probably raise my mash temp two degrees as well
Posted in thread: Simcoe/Amarillo IPA critique on 12-16-2010 at 02:54 AM
No 60 minute addition? Are you sure you'll be getting enough IBU's from your late additions?It
seems like with a 2.5 gallon batch this size you could get away with pitching 1 vial directly
into each w...
Posted in thread: Simcoe/Amarillo IPA critique on 12-15-2010 at 10:37 PM
Putting together a Simcoe Amarillo IPA recipe and wanted some feedback about any aspect of the
recipeI'm aiming for a dry and clean IPA with enough malt character to support the hops but by
no means i...
Posted in thread: Al grain recipes: weight vs extract on 09-07-2010 at 04:33 AM
In the book Designing Great Beers, the way he says to do it.Is to use % based on total gravity
points, the grains extract potential , mash efficiency, and batch size.I would suggest buying
Posted in thread: Al grain recipes: weight vs extract on 09-06-2010 at 03:38 AM
Honestly, I use software like beersmith. It breaks everything down to percentages (grain and
hops included).Yeah, I have Beersmith and am about to start using it but I would still like to
know what th...