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Posted in thread: Can You Brew It recipe for Wychwood Hobgoblin on 09-11-2016 at 08:19 PM
Hello all, I brewed this again on friday. This time is a little different as I brewed with my
fresh homegrown hops. I have already brewed the obligatory double IPA and this used up the left
overs of m...
Posted in thread: Too Late to Start Stout? on 01-15-2016 at 04:24 AM
Lol. wanted to have an irish stout also. just didn't know if it would have enough time to
condition by St. Patricks day.Its 2 months away. Thats tons of time for a 1.040 beer. Or just
add green food c...
Posted in thread: mash PH Help on 01-13-2016 at 06:29 AM
I should have mentioned I was in Las Vegas. So Lake Mead water which is very hard water but I
think makes a great IPA beer. Don't know what my water analysis is - my brother in law works
for Southern ...
Posted in thread: mash PH Help on 01-11-2016 at 03:31 AM
I don't think the OP cares so much about efficiency and if you're talking about chasing those
points, I fully agree. That thread you referenced is indeed excellent as a primer, but I would
say that mo...
Posted in thread: mash PH Help on 01-11-2016 at 01:03 AM
Unless your water is TERRIBLE for brewing, don't waste your time with spread sheets and online
calculators. If you are just chasing a few points improvement, you won't find it that way. The
Posted in thread: "Ghetto Lager" on 01-10-2016 at 03:50 PM
I doubt that a fermenting a 2.5 gallon 1.047 batch at low 50's will generate more than a few
degrees of heat during it's most active stage of fermenting. If anything the 52F will be lower
than 52 depe...
Posted in thread: Can You Brew It recipe for Wychwood Hobgoblin on 11-18-2015 at 12:41 AM
...I suppose on the subject, has anyone managed a close extract version of it? would be helpful
for a newbie like me to start off with something a little easier I suppose... anyway, I
Posted in thread: All Grain v Extract (my experience) on 11-03-2015 at 12:13 AM
That's a really good question. If it's really fresh and you're in the under 1.055 range, I
believe you're actually safe to pitch one vial. Now white labs even has this pure pitch thing,
but I'm not re...
Posted in thread: All Grain v Extract (my experience) on 11-02-2015 at 04:31 PM
Nobody is saying that "YOU MUST REHYDRATE!" Again you're exaggerating because we must have hurt
your feelings. What we are saying is "You probably should" (if you want the consistently best
Posted in thread: All Grain v Extract (my experience) on 11-02-2015 at 07:32 AM
Yes, I, and others, said that just because someone is making good beer doesn't mean they are
making the best beer. Nowhere did I ever say that his beer sucks. But you lost this round of
the debate, so...