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Posted in thread: Hop Balance on 07-10-2013 at 04:30 PM
This is definately my best batch yet. Totally pleased. Thank you everyone!
Posted in thread: Hop Balance on 06-03-2013 at 02:46 PM
Here's how it went...4.5 gal Boil155 deg Steep: 16 oz Caramel 60L, 8 oz Carapils - 30 min.Added
1# Golden Light DME to prep for FWHFWH @155 deg 1 oz Simcoe, 1 oz Cascade - 30 min.60 minute
boil:60 - 1...
Posted in thread: Hop Balance on 06-03-2013 at 01:37 AM
Brew day went great! Only drawback was the massive amount of trub, and I got impatient with the
little screen in the funnel, so just went for it and threw almost everything into the
fermenter. (I figu...
Posted in thread: Hop Balance on 05-09-2013 at 06:29 PM
Brewing it tomorrow. This is gonna be the best one yet!
Posted in thread: Hop Balance on 05-06-2013 at 01:31 PM
Perfect. Picked up a 5.5 gal (22 qt) pot, and now I'll be able to boil 4+ gallons. Then I
changed my "Equipment" in Beersmith, and Boom, what a difference in the Hop utilization. The
IBU went off the ...
Posted in thread: Hop Balance on 05-02-2013 at 01:38 PM
Excellent Advice! Thank you!:ban:
Posted in thread: Hop Balance on 05-02-2013 at 01:16 PM
Still doing a partial boil until I get a bigger pot and a wort chiller, but I'm definately
gonna increase the boil size on this batch for that very reason. (Better hop utilization)
Usually only boil a...
Posted in thread: Hop Balance on 05-01-2013 at 03:38 PM
Thank You. I appreciate the feedback greatly. Yeah, the more I read, I was indeed planning to
move more of the hops to later in the boil. I just bought some more, so we should have 15 oz
total in this...
Posted in thread: Hop Balance on 05-01-2013 at 11:19 AM
Ouch. I just ran this through Beersmith, and I need to triple the amount of hops just to get it
into the low end of the IBUs on a IIPA profile. this is going to be one expensive batch!
Posted in thread: Hop Balance on 04-30-2013 at 06:08 PM
Did some research and came up with a Hop schedule. This'll be a good opportunity to try a
FWH.So, the plan is:1. Steep specialty grains2. Build wort with extracts - 6# Light DME & 2#
Wheat DME3. FWH (...