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Posted in thread: Hop sched help. Need to tone down IBU without losing hoppiness on 07-23-2012 at 08:13 AM
I really have no experience with zest in an IPA besides judging a few over the years. I
understand the "why" of it- to bring a citrusy flavor and aroma to the beer. In the few that
I've tried, though,...
Posted in thread: Question: Alpha acid chemistry on 07-22-2012 at 08:11 AM
I understand that wort is acidic. According to what i've read, I "know" that higher gravity
beers have poorer hop bitterness extraction. Bitterness comes from alpha acids, which I surmise
are weak aci...
Posted in thread: Weak acids, dextrose and Hop efficiency on 07-22-2012 at 08:10 AM
repeat thread. sorry
Posted in thread: Hop sched help. Need to tone down IBU without losing hoppiness on 07-22-2012 at 05:25 AM
revised0.50 oz Simcoe- First Wort 45.0 min 0.50 oz Simcoe - Boil 45.0 min 1.00 oz Amarillo
Gold- Boil 15.0 min 0.50 oz Simcoe - Boil 15.0 min 1.50 oz Amarillo Gold - Boil 10.0 min 1.50
oz Simcoe - Boi...
Posted in thread: Hop sched help. Need to tone down IBU without losing hoppiness on 07-22-2012 at 01:21 AM
Thanks for the help. I am trying to kind of re-create an extract brew I did some time ago...
only then I was doing about 2.5 gallon boil so my lupulin extraction was significantly less,
which allowed ...
Posted in thread: Hop sched help. Need to tone down IBU without losing hoppiness on 07-21-2012 at 09:35 PM
I am developing an Amarillo/ Simcoe IPA for a camping trip this September. I am looking for
something that is going to be crazy citrusy on the aroma and flavor, but not melt your face off
Posted in thread: (modified) JAOM not "orange-y" enough on 06-08-2012 at 12:10 PM
What about using clementine peels (trade name: cuties)? They are in season, and have very thin
peels. Ergo, less pith.
Posted in thread: (modified) JAOM not "orange-y" enough on 06-07-2012 at 08:28 PM
Any way to avoid the "rotten fruit" complaint?
Posted in thread: (modified) JAOM not "orange-y" enough on 06-07-2012 at 07:09 AM
I've been posting here a lot lately because I am trying to get a "feel" for mead making. I'm
working with my second batch, here are the specifics; 5 gallons of mead roughly 13 # of
tropical flower hon...
Posted in thread: Raspberry Guava WTF JAOM on 05-24-2012 at 06:34 AM
You might be on the right track with the pectin hypothesis. you might look into the pros an
cons (if there are any) of introducing pectic enzymes. FWIW, I did a strawberry blonde ale
which NEVER clear...