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Posted in thread: Still no hop aroma - what am i doing wrong? on 12-18-2014 at 09:40 PM
Thanks all - definitely sounds like I've missed the boat on the late additions. I'll try the
hopstand/whirlpool next time (never really done that). I always thought the fermentation
stripped the aroma...
Posted in thread: Still no hop aroma - what am i doing wrong? on 12-18-2014 at 05:53 PM
Here's my pretty standard schedule. I've reduced it since buying 10 oz didn't seem to do
anything...2 oz at 60 min. 0.5 oz at 300.5 oz at 150.5 oz at 5 min0.5 oz at FOI always tend to
buy different ho...
Posted in thread: Still no hop aroma - what am i doing wrong? on 12-18-2014 at 05:34 PM
I've brewed a couple dozen DME batches so far; all of which have been some form of IPA. I'm
going for a super hoppy west coast IPA. I started out using large amounts of hops (10oz) in my
5 gallon batc...
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Posted in thread: Help me make something on 11-03-2012 at 12:20 AM
+ 1 - just brew what you have. Forget the pumpkin
Posted in thread: Question on Hop Tea Techniques? on 10-23-2012 at 10:47 PM
I'm planning to try the hop tea method myself. Going to use a french press, which I figure
would be perfect for this method. My question; would it be possible to use the priming sugar
water to make th...
Posted in thread: Simple Control Panel wiring help on 10-18-2012 at 07:36 PM
Without looking at it with you or having a diagram it's pretty hard to make meaningful
suggestions. If I understand what you're saying; you want to activate the control box with a
switch (leaving it p...
Posted in thread: spring water for brewing on 10-15-2012 at 07:12 PM
yes, bottled spring water is great for brewing. I also use distilled water for brewing with
good results but I believe that makes the water softer and not suitable for some beers?
Posted in thread: My first brew plan on 10-12-2012 at 10:38 PM
I would recommend getting and sanitizing a blow off tube vs. the airlock. put the tube in the
fermenter and place the other end in a small bucket with sanitize water. This should fit the
same 1.25" ho...
Posted in thread: First brew. Got everything? on 10-11-2012 at 12:52 AM
If you plan to steep grains or your hops - get some steeping nylon bags. If not - you might
beneifit from a strainer. If you plan to primary in the bottles, you'll want a food grade
funnel. This stuff...