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Posted in thread: IPA 's Darkening with Age on 08-31-2016 at 07:11 PM
OK, so if you put a solid bung into the top of the carboy and actually seal you will develop
2psi pressure on the outside of your carboy due to the vacuum created from the gas cooling. If
glass you do...
Posted in thread: IPA 's Darkening with Age on 08-31-2016 at 06:47 PM
I'm interested as to why there's hesitancy to use a solid bung during cold crash. Can someone
explain that to me?I had this darkening happen to me recently with a Galaxy IPA that I bottled.
It was del...
Posted in thread: 2.5 Gallon Batch Mash Tun on 07-19-2016 at 12:33 PM
It's time for you to consider BIAB. When I scaled down about 10 years ago, that's what I did. I
still use the cooler for the rare big batch or big beer. But otherwise, brewing in a bag might
be the wa...
Posted in thread: 2.5 Gallon Batch Mash Tun on 07-18-2016 at 06:19 PM
Thanks for the responses. I'm going to try the foil trick.
Posted in thread: Hop Schedule Help on 07-18-2016 at 06:18 PM
Going to be brewing a citrus-forward IPA this week as a test batch for my friend's wedding.
He'd like to use the following hops and I'm not sure how best to layer them for dry
Posted in thread: 2.5 Gallon Batch Mash Tun on 07-15-2016 at 05:03 PM
I'm going to be scaling down my batch size for the first time from 5 to 2.5 gallons and am
hoping I can still use my 10 gallon cooler mash tun for it rather than BIAB. I assume I'll be
Posted in thread: IPA Recipe Thoughts? on 06-02-2016 at 09:32 PM
Thanks. Maybe I'll give London Ale III a try. Description sounds good and I should get into the
habit of using other strains.
Posted in thread: IPA Recipe Thoughts? on 06-02-2016 at 08:45 PM
I wouldn't say that I "didn't like" the Munich/Vienna combo per se, but I just want to
experiment with some other combos to find out what I really like.I could add a full ounce of
Apollo - just wasn't...
Posted in thread: IPA Recipe Thoughts? on 06-02-2016 at 08:15 PM
Thinking of brewing this recipe sometime in the next week or so. My last two IPAs had a grain
bill using Munich and Vienna. They were good but not really what I was hoping for. As a lot of
Posted in thread: NE IPA reviews on 05-20-2016 at 07:09 PM
Good lord - please send me any leftover "off-putting" Tree House Green, Alter Ego, and Haze
that wasn't consumed.I'll bite and open up the inevitable can of worms here - I'll never
understand why ther...