Last Activity:04-20-2013 11:29 PM
Posted in thread: El Dorado SMaSH DIPA (Need Assistance) on 04-17-2013 at 02:47 AM
Just brewed this imperial over the weekend, generally the same recipe as above and a 2 liter
starter. OG came in at 1.090. The sucker took off in a short time with a very vigorous first
couple of days...
Posted in thread: El Dorado SMaSH DIPA (Need Assistance) on 02-20-2013 at 06:45 PM
Thanks guys, this is excellent advice. I agree about pulling back from the SMASH definition.
Really my intent was just to focus on a single hop variety and these recommendations are going
to help me a...
Posted in thread: El Dorado SMaSH DIPA (Need Assistance) on 02-20-2013 at 01:42 PM
Thank you for the suggestion. I'll drop it in the calculator tonight. Can I assume I need to
shoot past 85-90 IBUs to fight through the malt presence? I chose this hop after enjoying
Ballast Point Dor...
Posted in thread: El Dorado SMaSH DIPA (Need Assistance) on 02-20-2013 at 12:19 PM
Not sure about the hostile response, buddy. You're right, I'm not getting the single malt side
done through extract... though there is plenty written here and elsewhere about extract brewers
Posted in thread: El Dorado SMaSH DIPA (Need Assistance) on 02-20-2013 at 05:12 AM
Hey folks, as I progress in my brewing experience (now in year two) I am interested in brewing
a simple SMaSH DIPA, or as simple as that can get.I'm going 5.5 gallon extract brew and have
selected El ...
Posted in thread: Maple Primer in a Party Pig on 02-05-2013 at 06:26 PM
Thank you for the reply. I was wondering when I would get some help too! That calculator is
great. Just what I was looking for.I would imagine my pre-fermentation additions are going to
to determine h...
Posted in thread: Maple Primer in a Party Pig on 02-03-2013 at 10:11 PM
Hey Folks,I have a maple porter in the 5 gallon primary that I am going to split between my
Party Pig (2.25 gallons) and about a dozen bomber bottles for whatever beer remains. Already
used 24oz of pu...
Posted in thread: Frozen on arrival on 01-24-2013 at 09:02 PM
Talked to Midwest today. The yeast providers assure them that their product remains viable even
after freezing in transit. Also to note on the puffy American Ale smackpak, I was told that all
of them ...
Posted in thread: Frozen on arrival on 01-24-2013 at 12:26 AM
Hey, I just received a fairly big Midwest ingredient/equipment order via FedEx today.. with a
daytime high temperature of 15°F, of course. Immediately opened the box to to locate my two
Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning at Low End Temps on 01-18-2013 at 09:39 PM
Thanks guys, I'm not worried about the beer if I move it up to 70. I was more curious what
benefits would be found with that move. From what I see, its speed of carbonation. Otherwise by
this point ca...