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Posted in thread: Simcoe and Amarillo don't go well together! on 05-25-2015 at 03:46 PM
Pfft- don't listen! 8% is a big beer, 14oz is perfectly acceptable- I made my EnjoyBy clone
with almost 20oz of hops- 8oz in the dry hop alone! Turned out spectacular.I'd make another
beer with 75% am...
Posted in thread: Favorite Hop Combinations for APA/IPA on 05-14-2015 at 02:12 AM
My new favorite is:Bittering with Chinook, or some other "harsh" high AA hopDry Hop/Whirlpool
with Amarillo and Galaxy!Amarillo and Galaxy has become my favorite hop combo
Posted in thread: Session IPA Mash In on 05-07-2015 at 02:58 AM
I generally don't keep my ratio to anything. It's really the crush and ph that will get your
efficiency consistent. I usually just calc the mash water so I can sparge with 5g so the spare
Posted in thread: Yakima, WA on 05-03-2015 at 04:56 AM
ah, Yakistan. It can be a bit wild but there are nice parts of town. white pass ski area and
Tieton are close and really nice. Good luck!
Posted in thread: Which English-style kit from NB would you recommend? on 04-21-2015 at 12:27 AM
Agreed. Get some Maris Otter grain, or MO extract, a pound of Bairds/Fawcett/Etc... Crystal 60,
and some Safale 04, along with some EKG Hops, and you're set! All for about 50% of the price of
a NB kit
Posted in thread: Fast sparging with herms systems ?? on 04-13-2015 at 05:10 AM
Nope if you open it up fast without manually stirring, the grainbed will channel and you'll
just be running out water. Going slowly gives time for the sugars to diffuse into the water.
Posted in thread: Fast sparging with herms systems ?? on 04-12-2015 at 02:55 PM
You're talking about fly sparging vs batch sparging. There's lots of info here if you look up
those terms. I batch sparge with my herms. I drain my initial mash after ramping it to 170. By
then my spa...
Posted in thread: My Electric Brewery on 03-03-2015 at 03:44 AM
would anybody have an opinion of AWG of wire for inside the panel? ive seen differing opinions
across this site, and i believe some of the wires need to be a larger gage then some of the
wires. would ...
Posted in thread: beersmith vs brewersfriend on 03-02-2015 at 04:58 PM
I much prefer BF, but the yearly dues turned me off so I bought BeerSmith. I agree with many of
the sentiments above- there's far too much detail for most of us I belief BF had the perfect
amount of c...
Posted in thread: Copper coil? Anyone use this? on 03-01-2015 at 03:15 PM
I did mine without a bender of any kind. Basically just turned the oven on Warm setting, but
the bare copper in there ( take it out if the box obviously :) Then I left it in there maybe 10
mins just e...