Last Activity:11-09-2013 7:08 PM
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Posted in thread: high gravity "stuck" idea on 11-10-2013 at 01:08 AM
I have a 1.100 wee heavy that I have fermented down to 1.038 (about 9.5% ABV). It's still a bit
"syrupy" which is acceptable in the category, but I want to get it a bit lower. I'm thinking
that if I t...
Posted in thread: My IPA has some interesting settling on 11-08-2013 at 12:04 AM
4 hours after brewing, my IPA still seems to be settling...see the 5gal mark.
Posted in thread: Hop that smells like pine tree on 11-07-2013 at 06:24 PM
you should use fresh spruce tips if you're going to introduce actual pine materialwhere would
you obtain fresh spruce tips? Do you think you would add them to the boil? What I may attempt
is soaking t...
Posted in thread: Hop that smells like pine tree on 11-07-2013 at 06:05 PM
Simcoe also has a rep. for pine, but it also has a rep for cat pee...lol...awesome.With xmas
coming up, I want to smell my xmas tree in my beer. Maybe I just need to throw some spruce in
Posted in thread: Hop that smells like pine tree on 11-07-2013 at 05:53 PM
I want to dry hop with something that will give a strong pine aroma. Anyone have suggestions?
Posted in thread: 30min in and already BREWDAY FROM HELL!!! on 10-30-2013 at 03:52 PM
another on the list would be to make sure all my damn ball valves were closed.That one happens
to me probably more often than not.Other things that have happened in the past: The hose out
from my imme...
Posted in thread: 30min in and already BREWDAY FROM HELL!!! on 10-29-2013 at 03:52 PM
Bummer. The splashing should be fine. I feel like I should make a check list for brew days.Ho
many people you suppose would add "make sure false bottom is in place" to their checklist?
Posted in thread: 30min in and already BREWDAY FROM HELL!!! on 10-29-2013 at 02:59 PM
Step 1 - mash in 30lbs of grain.Step 2 - notice false bottom sitting on counter.Step 3 - lift
massively heavy keg and dump contents into kettle, actually avoiding the floor for the most
part. Lots of ...
Posted in thread: My 2-time gold winning American IPA on 09-23-2013 at 08:43 PM
Bottling this batch today. Secondary went well with a constant 69 degrees. I ended up doing the
hops a little differently because the % AA was higher on all the hops I got. The final IBUs
Posted in thread: Biofine Clear has opposite result on 09-08-2013 at 05:05 PM
I tried BFC for the first time recently. I made 10gal of an IPA, and split it into 2 5gal kegs.
I doesd one with 1 tablespoon of BFC, and the other with nothing. The result: The biofine clear