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Posted in thread: Any way to quieten an airlock? on 11-24-2015 at 04:24 PM
+1 on NO airlock- the Brits fermented for hundreds of years (and still do) with open
fermentation. I'd put a piece of tin foil over the top of the fermenter just to keep stuff from
falling in, maybe a...
Posted in thread: "It's a proprietary hop blend" on 11-16-2015 at 11:17 PM
I'll usually chock things like that up to a bad day- give it some time, maybe let them tweak
the recipes and get some good feedback, then hit them up in 1-3 months. If you have a bad
Posted in thread: Popped top on 11-16-2015 at 11:03 PM
If it's an English Ale, you're actually doing it to style- open fermentation. I'm sure you'll
be alright- enjoy!
Posted in thread: What path to take to solve a high FG DIPA on 11-16-2015 at 10:00 PM
Even if it's sweet now, sometimes it will feel drier once you carbonate- or just carb a little
higher than you might otherwise. Plus lots of dry hopping to cover the sweetness. I probably
Posted in thread: Anyone else annoyed with newer breweries using cans? on 08-17-2015 at 02:26 PM
I bought a sizer of bottles of my favorite IPa this week. It was within 3 months of bottling.
Drank the first one and it was delicious. Drank the second-OXIDIZED. I'm sick and damn tired of
Posted in thread: Harbor Freight Tools -- What works? and What doesn't? on 08-14-2015 at 04:47 PM
I bought the farm /hi lift jack this week for a fencing project (jerks that owned the house
prior put in a 4ft chain link that had 3 feet of concrete under it). It worked really well and
is plenty stu...
Posted in thread: CounterFlow Chiller on 07-31-2015 at 02:30 AM
Posted in thread: CounterFlow Chiller on 07-26-2015 at 06:21 PM
HOmemade CFC- with real rubber hose so it's built to withstand the heat- 3/8 copper coil
inside- set up with a camlock for your pump- I also ran it via gravity and it did just fine.
Will cool your 5g ...
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