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Posted in thread: At what gravity/point does wort need O2 vs shake? on 02-13-2014 at 12:59 AM
Check out this article. In general, 1.065 from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Pacman on 02-08-2014 at 12:51 PM
Think the tropical flavors are due to the Amarillo hops, not yeast. Pacman is a great yeast
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Posted in thread: Flavor/aroma stratification? on 03-22-2013 at 01:29 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 07:50 PM
South Street Brewery is right in downtown C-ville:
Posted in thread: Brown Sugar Flavor on 01-22-2013 at 01:25 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 01:54 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 01:09 AM
Posted in thread: Do you cut the vines at harvest? on 08-23-2012 at 06:59 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 06:56 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 05:35 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...