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Posted in thread: Just bottled an IPA that was in fermentor for 2.5 years on 05-05-2015 at 06:49 PM
Interesting.Autolysis, while certainly rare, definitely isn't a myth. From my experience, you
don't have to worry. The gross, meaty stench is immediately apparent.What you may have to worry
about is o...
Posted in thread: To hop bag or not to hop bag on 05-05-2015 at 01:57 PM
I use small grain bag that I attach to the side of the kettle with a binder clip. It hangs
pretty loose in the kettle and tends to move around during the boil. Then I do 2 things to cut
down on hop tr...
Posted in thread: Tell me about those CLOYING beers you have tried. on 04-30-2015 at 02:27 AM
Watch out, lads! It appears the vocabulary police are out in force and cracking heads tonight!
Posted in thread: Typical IPA time in primary on 04-29-2015 at 03:45 AM
Grain to glass for me is usually ~5 weeks, but I bottle.2 weeks primary1 week dry hop (in
primary)2 weeks in the bottle
Posted in thread: Session IPA with one type of hops on 04-13-2015 at 11:00 PM
Falconer's Flight is also a great single hop for an IPA.One of my standard recipes is as
follows:10# 2-row1# 20L2oz magnum @60m1oz @15m1oz @5m2oz dryhop(...where is a single hop
variety. So far I've d...
Posted in thread: Jester King Farmhouse Ale clone on 04-13-2015 at 10:21 PM
They distribute here in Alabama, surprisingly. They have limited distribution and I've always
wondered why we got it, but I'm not complaining.I live 20 from JK and I still have a hard time
finding it ...
Posted in thread: The HomeBrewTalk 2015 Big Giveaway! on 03-17-2015 at 09:46 PM
Posted in thread: Winter...In Texas on 03-06-2015 at 01:19 PM
Yeah, they even canceled school. Some "snow day".
Posted in thread: Stone Retiring Pale Ale, Releases Recipe on 03-05-2015 at 04:59 PM
Disclaimer: I love Stone beers and appreciate everything they've done for craft and home
brewing. It's interesting that they'd retire their flagship beer, though I feel like Stone IPA
(which I prefer)...
Posted in thread: How do you insulate your kettle? on 03-04-2015 at 05:33 PM
Just guessing here, but I don't think your problem is insulation. If I were to take a stab at,
I'd say you're just seeing temperature gradients.Did you stir before you got your reading of
148F? Were y...