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Posted in thread: Question on my finished product... on 10-03-2010 at 12:03 AM
For carbonation - how long had it been since brewing that you bottled? If it's been more than
say 3 or 4 months, your yeast may be mostly dormant or dead, especially with the high alcohol
content of a...
Posted in thread: I need some hops reccomendations.... on 10-02-2010 at 11:48 PM
Another vote for sterling/willamette for finishing - I make a lot of ambers and always keep
those in my freezer.
Posted in thread: what went wrong? on 10-02-2010 at 11:44 PM
Can't give you any specific advice for that crazy brew, but I can tell you about the first time
I did a strong IPA (~11% ABV). I tasted a hydro sample and thought it was ruined - tasted like
Posted in thread: "Giant Smasher" Triple IPA - Extract on 10-01-2010 at 03:26 PM
Thought I'd post an update after tasting it during a gravity reading 1 month after initial
brewday. IMO it tastes incredible for a 12+% beer - next time I might do more late hop
additions since I'm a ...
Posted in thread: "Giant Smasher" Triple IPA - Extract on 07-24-2010 at 01:58 PM
Please check out this recipe - I've brewed a bunch of pretty good extract single and double
IPAs but here's my first shot at the big time. I haven't brewed it yet, was hoping to hear from
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter - tastes like vinegar on 10-22-2009 at 06:34 PM
Last weekend I was all set to brew my favorite double IPA recipe. Pulled my 2-quart WLP001
California Ale yeast starter out of the fridge to let it warm up. It had looked & smelled
normal during its' ...