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Posted in thread: Knee Deep Citra PA on 09-03-2015 at 05:37 PM
Don't get caught up in the language on the Whirlpool. I see you do BIAB. I do also. In my
recipe all the "Whirlpool/Hopstand" means is you dump the hops in after the flame is out and
let it sit stewin...
Posted in thread: Knee Deep Citra PA on 09-03-2015 at 03:42 PM
Here is the recipe I used. I am not sure about the IBU on this, but I assure you that even
though it uses a 8.6 oz of hops it is not overly bitter. The key is the proportionaly large
late additions of...
Posted in thread: Knee Deep Citra PA on 09-03-2015 at 12:15 PM
It really depends on what you are trying for. The hopping schedule seems very limited and the
30 minute addition does not make sense if you are trying to get the Citra to really shine.
Also, using Cit...
Posted in thread: Triple IPA hop schedule opinions? on 09-01-2015 at 04:24 PM
2 pounds of hops in a 5 gallon batch seems excessive to me but what do I know. I agree with
Moops that a big hop stand works wonder. I have done it and found no need for dry hopping. Tons
of aroma, fl...
Posted in thread: Secondary fermentation on 08-28-2015 at 12:29 AM
Once the heavy fermentation activity is completed (after around 3 days) the need for
temperature control lessons dramatically. There are actually benefits to letting the temp free
rise to ambient so t...
Posted in thread: First Recipe, Is This Hop Schedule/Recipe Good? on 08-11-2015 at 03:43 PM
You might want to hop stand that 1 minute addition. especially if you let the wort cool to 180
first. Adds quite a bit of aroma and flavor with little bitterness.I did this on an IPA and the
Posted in thread: it looks like you are having a yard sale on 08-11-2015 at 03:39 PM
Nobody puts baby's brew gear in the basement...
Posted in thread: Next piece of equipment on 08-11-2015 at 02:56 PM
chiller hands down. Oxygenation is important but is so far down the list of things you need to
nail first that it is not even funny.
Posted in thread: it looks like you are having a yard sale on 08-11-2015 at 02:54 PM
I had a neighbor pull into my driveway while I was hosting a big brew day with a few other
brewers. We had 3 different set ups running with all the hoses and burners going to heat 4
pots. He asks, "he...
Posted in thread: Is Hot Side Aeration total Bulls#$% or what? on 07-27-2015 at 04:12 PM
I generally assume HSA is BS. At what point does it go from HSA to aeration that is beneficial
to yeast health? I stir my cooling wort with a large restaurant whisk. I do this from the
beginning of ch...