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Posted in thread: I Have An Infection - Can I let this ride and create a sour? on 02-03-2015 at 08:06 PM
Tried it once and left it for a few months. Tasted like **** and vinegar.
Posted in thread: Wyeast left on counter over night; issue? on 01-10-2015 at 12:44 AM
Use a starter just to be sure. It's worth doing anyway.
Posted in thread: way too astringent: try to save or use it for something else? on 01-10-2015 at 12:43 AM
Dump it and start over. You might be able to pitch the slurry into a new batch.
Posted in thread: Hop flavor lost in keg? on 12-30-2014 at 04:07 AM
IMO this is because the first few pours also contain some of the liquid closest to the hops,
and the later pours are the 'normal' beer you made. The bottled beers let out an initial hoppy
aroma that l...
Posted in thread: Bad batches.. Help me spot the weak part of my process on 12-30-2014 at 03:41 AM
What do you use to measure your grain? Is it the same vessel used for fermentation?I have had
several batches go bad after dry hopping with a bag. I now throw the hops in without a bag.I
have had seve...
Posted in thread: Stout tank dissapointment on 11-25-2014 at 04:42 PM
I just received an order from them a few weeks ago (4 fermenters and 3 kettle system) and
didn't have any of these issues. Maybe I need to take a closer look, but it sounds like this
order could've be...
Posted in thread: What kind of quality do I need with a boil kettle?? on 11-24-2014 at 09:21 PM
I have 2 kettles - one is a 10g Megapot that I love, and the other is a free/cheap aluminum 5g
that I got from Northern Brewer. The difference between the two is night and day, both from a
Posted in thread: IBU's affected by using Muslin bag? on 11-24-2014 at 09:13 PM
Gonna be honest...I've never had a good dry hop experience with a bag. The result is either
insufficient aroma, infection, or both. I've had fantastic results just dropping the hops
straight in. I jus...
Posted in thread: Need help cooling wort! on 08-04-2014 at 03:35 PM
Make sure you are stirring in the opposite direction of the water flow. It should cool very
quickly at that point.
Posted in thread: Lagunitas Daytime clone on 08-04-2014 at 01:22 AM
Reduce crystal and consider messing with adjuncts. I have not had this beer, but their IPAs
tend to be malt forward, so I'm guessing this one is too. I heard an interview with one of
their brewers and...