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Posted in thread: Flavor/aroma stratification? on 03-22-2013 at 02:29 PM
Hop aroma and flavor will fade over time, and is most intense right out of the fermentor. This
is especially true with dry hopped beers (love me a newly kegged IPA... Wow). Exposure to
oxygen during k...
Posted in thread: Charlottesville breweries on 02-15-2013 at 08:50 PM
South Street Brewery is right in downtown C-ville:
Posted in thread: Brown Sugar Flavor on 01-22-2013 at 02:25 PM
I've seen DFH IBA clone recipes, and they usually call for the brown sugar to be lightly
caramelized before adding to the boil. This would result in more unfermentables, and likely
more residual flavo...
Posted in thread: overnight force carb? on 01-04-2013 at 02:54 AM
My SOP is to crash cool the carboy to 40F, transfer to a CO2 flushed keg, flush headspace, then
lay keg on side and force carb at 30psi for ~3-3.5 minutes, rocking semi vigorously. Dial it
back to ~12...
Posted in thread: Tapping / Mounting on Backpanel: HOW TO? on 09-06-2012 at 02:09 AM
Posted in thread: Do you cut the vines at harvest? on 08-23-2012 at 07:59 PM
On my first Year hops, I'm planning on removing the cones but letting the bines remain until
they die back on their own. This will allow them to continue to develop their root system.
Posted in thread: Can you ID my hops? on 08-23-2012 at 07:56 PM
The more round cone looks like my Cascades, so that's my vote.
Posted in thread: The Only Benefit of a Refractometer on 06-15-2012 at 06:35 PM
How do you know your hydrometer isn't off and your refractometer is accurate?Both should read
1.000 with water at 60F.I've checked this, both read 1.000 with pure water at 60F. I'm more
inclined to tr...
Posted in thread: The Only Benefit of a Refractometer on 06-15-2012 at 03:07 PM
Just brewed last night, used my $30 Amazon Refractometer for OG and got 1.064. Double checking,
I took a hydrometer reading...1.074! Will be using my hydrometer from now on. Refractometer
will be sitt...
Posted in thread: Cut worms on 04-17-2012 at 10:15 PM
Not sure what seven dust is... have you tried Diatomaceous earth? Usually does the trick for
me. You'll find it at most garden stores.