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Posted in thread: Does anyone else dislike Abbey ales? on 03-19-2014 at 01:11 AM
I love IPA's, IIPA's, 2X IPA, etc (drinking one now). I just don't think they're the only
styles worthy of high praise. Try them ALL is the point I'm trying to make.Sent from my iPad
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Posted in thread: High OG readings on 03-17-2014 at 06:18 AM
Are you adjusting your gravity readings for temperature?Sent from my iPad using Home Brew
Posted in thread: liquid yeast vs. dry yeast on 03-17-2014 at 06:06 AM
If you have a 1 gallon growler/carboy and some DME, you're ready to make a yeast starter. You
put so much effort into your brew day, why not go one step further and make sure you have lots
of healthy ...
Posted in thread: Wort chiller leaked tap water into brew on 03-17-2014 at 05:49 AM
Not sure if you're using one or not but this is a good time to mention the importance of a
yeast starter. If you haven't used them before I suggest looking into making one for every
batch you brew. No...
Posted in thread: SOB! What Did I DO???? on 03-17-2014 at 05:03 AM
Hate to say it, but you should dump this one. Everyone here has had to dump a batch, you just
got yours out of the way on the first try (I dumped my first one too). Just put it behind you
and start wo...
Posted in thread: What style is this on 03-17-2014 at 04:44 AM
Perhaps a BJCP judge could tell you best, but considering your hop profile it almost certainly
excludes many styles other than the pale ales. If I had to guess I'd say an APA.Sent from my
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Posted in thread: Does anyone else dislike Abbey ales? on 03-17-2014 at 04:27 AM
"The French have their wines, the Belgians have their beer." I love Belgians and their
complexities, though I suppose they're not for everyone. For my taste, there are but few beers
that are as well-c...
Posted in thread: Mash fail please help on 03-15-2014 at 05:30 PM
Ahhhh I see.... very helpful tip, thanks guys.Sent from my iPad using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Mash fail please help on 03-15-2014 at 04:21 PM
Ok thanks, on another note does anyone have any experience brewing 5 gal batches in converted
keg mash tuns? I suspect that this may be the cause for my lower strike temp since there is so
Posted in thread: Mash fail please help on 03-15-2014 at 03:57 PM
So I just added my strike water and aimed for mashing in at 150 deg F, however my temp reading
was 140. I quickly brought 1 gal to a boil and added to my mash and this brought it back to
150. My conce...