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Posted in thread: Advice on my pale ale recipe? on 04-16-2014 at 12:53 AM
I have an APA that uses a small amount of pale chocolate (2oz) for color. I personally like it,
tho it doesnt come out flavor wise. I'm drinking it now9 lbs 8.0 oz Pale Malt (2-Row) Canadian
Posted in thread: Double IPA recipe - would love thoughts and feedback on 04-16-2014 at 12:39 AM
I would ditch the crystal 40 at the very least.
Posted in thread: New Chicago Brewer on 04-06-2014 at 01:42 AM
welcome to HBT
Posted in thread: ghetto brew setups?... on 04-01-2014 at 01:10 PM
my set up
Posted in thread: The Amazing Disappearing Wort!! on 04-01-2014 at 12:30 PM
The first few times i used my spider i had the same issue with wort evaporation. I had to
increase my pre boil volume to 7.75. which would leave me 6 gals in the kettle after squeezing
out my hop bag ...
Posted in thread: Mash Ph, alkalinity and RA are driving me nuts on 03-31-2014 at 05:23 AM
sorry for the late reply, i had the 2nd shift today. My water supply is the fox river and it is
horribly inconsistent. MY beer tastes much better since going RO. I dont use machine water, i
buy my RO ...
Posted in thread: Mash Ph, alkalinity and RA are driving me nuts on 03-30-2014 at 06:44 PM
I've been using the suggested water profile (table 19) in the "water" book and for the life of
me i cant get them to line up. When I get my mash Ph right the alkalinity and RA are high and
if i get th...
Posted in thread: Competition results came in, recipe advice requested! on 03-30-2014 at 06:25 PM
When using crystal in pales i follow this guidline. I cant remember where i read it but here it
isImperial ipas - crystal 10Ipa's - crystal 10 or 20pale ales - crystal 30 or 40
Posted in thread: Hops - Help! on 03-25-2014 at 02:21 AM
I personally would not use 9 hops the flavor will be so muddled you wont be able to pick out
any one flavor. I personally like to follow this hopping sched for my dipa. 60 min high alpha
for 50% of my...
Posted in thread: 14 hours since pitching and very slow activity on 03-24-2014 at 03:41 PM
Even with a starter? Sent from my iPhone using Home BrewDepends on the size of the starter and
the amount of time it was given. A 1.5 l starter on a stir plate for a few days and my batch's
kick off i...