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Posted in thread: Best way to mash small batches (1,5 gallons/6 liters)? on 01-29-2015 at 07:46 AM
I'm cheap. I picked up a garage sale 2 gallon cooler for a couple bucks. I then steal the ball
valve and braided hose from the 10 gallon cooler for test batches.I fly sparge using a gravity
setup in t...
Posted in thread: Mosaic Simcoe IIPA on 01-29-2015 at 06:58 AM
This is a recipe I have highly modified from the BYO Kern River Citra IIPA. I've done this one
with Citra and Amarillo and was great. 14 lbs 8 oz Great Western Two Row (86.5%)12.00 oz
Crystal 15 (4.5%...
Posted in thread: Re-Boil partially fermented beer? on 10-23-2013 at 03:58 AM
It will be beer. It may be good or bad. Time will tell.
Posted in thread: AHS, Midwest, NB Exclusive Strains on 06-17-2013 at 08:22 PM
I use wlp299 for IPA's. In my opinion it is a brings a nice peach aroma to the party. It seems
to knock out some off the bittering and does not floc quite as well as wlp001.Fermentation
temps can go t...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Odor Control on 05-30-2013 at 07:07 AM
Unless your brew is releasing rhino farts, the smell, or should I say aroma, is not that bad.
Now the constant bubbling of a blow off tube during active fermentation could drive someone
crazy, if in t...
Posted in thread: Mash would not drain? on 05-28-2013 at 07:42 PM
There are many reasons for a stuck sparge. Overly milled grain, lots of wheat or rye come to
mind. You can add rice hulls for insurance.
Posted in thread: Things about your co-workers that annoy you on 05-28-2013 at 04:08 PM
My boss is Carl from Slingblade who takes over all projects when they get interesting.
Interesting in this case is public facing. He is the worst micromanager ever.
Posted in thread: Hop stand on 05-02-2013 at 01:18 AM
I've done two IPA's with 3 oz of hops steaping at 170 for 30 minutes and the result was great.
I will continue to do hops stands for all my IPA / IIPA 's. Both were new recipes so I can't
compare to n...
Posted in thread: can i clean my keg with star-san? on 04-25-2013 at 06:21 AM
I clean everything then sanitize. A brand new keg may have oils or other stuff which needs to
Posted in thread: Any way to speed up the brew day? on 04-23-2013 at 02:56 AM
While more than half way through fly sparging, turn the heat on low under the brew kettle. If
you time it right your kettle will come to a boil as the last of the sparge is done. That saves
me time an...