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  • IPA, sour
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  • lexington
  • Kentucky

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  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-07-2014 at 03:59 PM
    Count me in

  • Posted in thread: Does anyone have any experience with using chocolate rye? on 12-01-2013 at 06:11 PM
    I really like chocolate rye. I use it in stouts and in black IPAs. I agree that the amount you
    have listed is too much though. As for the yeast, its all up to you. I like english yeasts with
    stouts bu...

  • Posted in thread: Rebel Brewer Giveaway! on 11-22-2013 at 12:33 AM
    Always enter...never win.Maybe its my turn!Love the guys at Rebel. Used to live in Nashville
    and loved to stop in a drink/talk with them to get the scoop on new hops, locally roasted
    malt...etc.

  • Posted in thread: Still not enough hop aroma on 11-20-2013 at 10:12 AM
    Are you adjusting the SO4 and Cl amounts in your brewing water? I wasn't able to get that
    bright hoppy aroma/flavor until I started treating my water with gypsum and CaCl. I target
    somewhere around 17...

  • Posted in thread: IIPA with limited hops selection on 11-19-2013 at 01:34 AM
    Some combination of the following would be good in my opinion:Chinook/Citra - Pine and tropical
    fruitCitra/Simcoe/Mosaic - Dank, citrus, tropical

  • Posted in thread: What does pumpkin add to the beer? on 11-17-2013 at 11:32 PM
    Pumpkin or any other squash, when mashed, seem to give me a nutty backdrop to my pumpkin/fall
    beers. I've never seen a substantial increase in OG because of it, but it does contribute
    background flavo...

  • Posted in thread: IPA just mixing all the hops together as a blend on 11-17-2013 at 11:28 PM
    From an amount standpoint...its not overkill.From my perspective (and mine only) I feel like
    you can combine 2/3 of those descriptors, but when you get into the 3/3, you start getting
    general "hoppy" ...

  • Posted in thread: Rhubarb Beer on 11-17-2013 at 10:33 PM
    I don't like rhubarb by itself. Typically you would combine it with another fruit like
    strawberries or raspberries. I made a sour about a year and a half ago and added about 4 lbs
    rhubarb and 3 lbs ra...

  • Posted in thread: IPA just mixing all the hops together as a blend on 11-17-2013 at 08:58 PM
    Everyone has their own tastes, but I've done 2-3 of these garbage bag IPAs, and have been
    really unsatisfied with every one of them. You tend to get muddled flavors/aromas instead of
    awesome results. ...

  • Posted in thread: Double Black IPA - Recipe Critique on 11-12-2013 at 11:34 PM
    The target was for 8 gallons at this gravity, figuring in about 2 gallons for hop
    absorption/trub loss. I prefer my IPAs a little lower on IBUs, but I calculated the IBUs
    (Beersmith) at ~80 IBUs for a...

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