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  • Posted in thread: Another try at a Dogfish Head 120 style beer on 04-14-2014 at 09:02 AM
    I bottled the beer. Gravity was down to 1.004 so that would put ABV ~18%. I ended up filling my
    6 liter Tap-A-Draft bottle and another 4 12-oz bottles with clear beer. I probably had about 24
    oz of tr...

  • Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 04-13-2014 at 03:09 AM
    ja09 - I cultured mine from a can of Heady. From my experience I can let it go over 70* after a
    2-3 weeks and not get Belgian esters so I don't think Conan will create Belgian esters after
    active ferm...

  • Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 04-10-2014 at 10:10 PM
    I have a feeling some people are working with much weaker strains of Conan than I am. Mine were
    actually finishing too dry (~90% attenuation), so I didn't use sugar at all on my last clone
    and it fini...

  • Posted in thread: Another try at a Dogfish Head 120 style beer on 04-10-2014 at 04:34 AM
    Added final dry hop:1/2 oz Simcoe3/8 oz Citra1/4 oz each Centennial and CTZ1/8 oz each El
    Dorado, Galaxy, and ApolloI think the Conan yeast is no longer active, so I will let the
    temperature go up to ...

  • Posted in thread: 1 gallon IPA experiment - dry hopping whole leaf vs pellets on 04-06-2014 at 07:47 PM
    It's been over a year since this thread has been active and I've done A LOT more with dry
    hopping since then. For one, I tested and reviewed 30 different dry hops ( but I'm going to
    come back to the ...

  • Posted in thread: 1 gallon IPA experiment - dry hopping whole leaf vs pellets on 04-06-2014 at 07:28 AM
    3 oz was better than 1.5 oz, can't say if it was necessarily twice as good, but it seems the
    more hops used for dry hopping the better. For the Heady Topper clone people are using 5.5 oz
    for the first...

  • Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 04-06-2014 at 07:23 AM
    From my experience the Belgian notes that Conan yeast can produce above 70* are intrinsic to
    the yeast and the yeast will not produce more or less Belgian esters based on the fermentation
    temperature ...

  • Posted in thread: Another try at a Dogfish Head 120 style beer on 04-04-2014 at 07:24 AM
    Added first dry hop:1 oz Simcoe1/2 oz each Centennial, Citra, El Dorado, Galaxy, and CTZ1/4 oz
    ApolloThat's 3.75 oz for the first dry hop of a 2.5 gallon batch, which is ~36% more than the
    first dry h...

  • Posted in thread: Another try at a Dogfish Head 120 style beer on 04-02-2014 at 05:45 AM
    One last thing, some people who are more experienced with partial mashes suggest using DME to
    avoid caramelization, and based on their advice I used DME for the few PMs I did, however I
    used LME for e...

  • Posted in thread: Another try at a Dogfish Head 120 style beer on 03-31-2014 at 07:27 PM
    This will help you calculate how much extract to use to hit 1.080-1.100 OG: will help you
    figure out how much hops to use(although doubling the hops from a DIPA you like is a good
    method as well): ...

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