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Posted in thread: ISO Heady. Surly & others FT on 06-10-2013 at 07:03 PM
Yeah the abrasive is getting up there. I may be able to snag their new IPA Overrated, but I
haven't tried it so I can't speak to how good it is.
Posted in thread: 3rd Season Plants Still Dormant (Colorado) on 06-06-2013 at 06:19 PM
Yeah, I could be wrong, but I've always heard that hops start going crazy when the soil average
temp gets in the mid 70s. I'd give it some more time.And if it gets into late June-July and
it's hot and...
Posted in thread: smaller bottling bucket wanted on 06-06-2013 at 06:14 PM
I'm not sure about the conical design, but I know some people who buy the Mr. Beer fermenter
kegs and use those as bottling buckets for smaller batches. They're 2.5 gals & are only $10.
The guy I know...
Posted in thread: 3rd Season Plants Still Dormant (Colorado) on 06-06-2013 at 06:12 PM
What's the weather been like there? I know that here in Minnesota it's been much colder than
normal & that the soil temp in my backyard isn't averaging 75F yet which is what the hops
love.If CO is goi...
Posted in thread: Anyone have experience with Mosaic or Galaxy hops? on 06-06-2013 at 06:10 PM
Glad to hear it. I'm brewing a Mosaic IPA tomorrow. Can't wait.
Posted in thread: PBW way better than OxiClean on 06-06-2013 at 06:09 PM
FWIW - there's a great blog out there by a guy here on the boards & he did a write up on DIY
PBW using Oxyclean. It's worth a shot - the stuff works fantastic.
Posted in thread: Hop stand on 06-06-2013 at 06:08 PM
I've given up on whirlpooling, too. I usually just make a 6 gallon batch if I want five & then
siphon the wort into the fermenter & leave the trub & hops behind.
Posted in thread: All of my fermenters are empty! I want YOUR summer brewing suggestions, going all-gra on 06-06-2013 at 06:05 PM
One of my first AG batches was Biermuncher's Centennial Blonde. It's a hugely popular recipe on
the boards and it's FANTASTIC. And...it uses centennial & Cascade hops so you're almost
there.I'd give i...
Posted in thread: Hop stand on 06-04-2013 at 11:01 PM
I haven't noticed any less cold break in the kettle. But swirling hop debris and cold break
look pretty similar to me.Here's a pic, rather than have me describe how clear it is. It's hazy
Posted in thread: Hop stand on 06-04-2013 at 10:18 PM
Apart from clarity, do you still get a good amount of cold break in the fully cooled wort after
the hop stand?