Last Activity:07-11-2014 2:34 PM
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Posted in thread: Paring a hop with Maris otter for a smash on 07-10-2014 at 02:15 PM
I just did a Maris Otter with Citra that turned out pretty well. Doing one with Mosaic next
week. Hard to go wrong, I think. Unless you find out you don't like a particular hop.
Posted in thread: How to Fix the IPA on 07-09-2014 at 03:57 PM
Brew a Citra SMaSH. You'll see.Really? I just bottled one and I really don't get the "cat piss"
thing. I also have two cats, so I'm quite familiar!
Posted in thread: Michigan Beer Recommendations? on 07-08-2014 at 09:20 PM
Thanks for all the responses. I asked him where exactly he's going but he hasn't told me yet.
Hope I get get some of the ones mentioned hereSent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: How to Fix the IPA on 07-08-2014 at 08:26 PM
Have you experimented with trying many different commercial IPA's? Maybe you just haven't found
a hop combination that you like. I used to HATE IPA's but as I gradually tried different ones,
I found m...
Posted in thread: Michigan Beer Recommendations? on 07-08-2014 at 05:15 PM
I have a friend who is going to be driving back from Michigan in the next week or so and I'm
hoping to get him to bring back some beers that we can't get in NJ. Beyond the obvious
(Founders) - any rec...
Posted in thread: Semi-Urgent Boil Length Question on 07-03-2014 at 08:24 PM
Sure, but if you add water to get back to 5 gallons, it should be about the same as if you
started with more.That said, the amount of extra IBUs from the one 90 minute addition vs
boiling for 60 minut...
Posted in thread: Semi-Urgent Boil Length Question on 07-03-2014 at 08:19 PM
Yes, your OG will be higher. You will end up with about 4.25 gallons in the fermenter. Do you
not have the capacity to boil 7.25 gallons?I have an 8 gallon pot and it's all been boiling for
about 30 m...
Posted in thread: Semi-Urgent Boil Length Question on 07-03-2014 at 08:12 PM
I'm understanding what you're saying partially. The main hop utilization issue will be that the
bittering hops will only boil for 60 minutes but everything else would be the same.However, if
I do a 90...
Posted in thread: Semi-Urgent Boil Length Question on 07-03-2014 at 07:57 PM
I'm in the midst of brewing the Fresh Squeezed IPA ( and I've scaled the batch down in
Beersmith to be 5 gallons into the fermenter instead of 6 as called for in the original recipe.
It also calls fo...
Posted in thread: Trade Pictures! on 07-02-2014 at 08:17 PM
Patio fridge was empty and I was thirsty from cleaning out and arranging the raised bed, so I
took the 45 minute drive to Carton. Missing is two growlers of MilkSave some for the rest of
us! Hoping to...