Last Activity:09-17-2014 8:44 PM
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Posted in thread: Three Floyds Zombie Dust Clone on 09-11-2014 at 09:42 PM
Sorry, I guess I am still new to brewing, when do you add the "first wort hop" to the boil? 60
mins?0.75 oz Citra [12.40%] (First Wort Hop "60 mins???") Hops 17.0 IBU1.25 oz Citra [12.40%]
(15 min) Ho...
Posted in thread: WLP051 is sooooo... sloooow... (and fruity!) on 09-06-2014 at 12:49 PM
So I'm about a week into fermentation. The sharp "off" odor seems to be gone and has been
replaced with something more pleasantly beery.I did do a lot more research into this particular
yeast as well ...
Posted in thread: Cold crashing versus just kegging on 09-04-2014 at 09:44 PM
This is why I stopped cold crashing. You're oxidizing your beer if you cold crash in a carboy.
I transfer to keg, flush with CO2, then crash. Wait 1-2 weeks pour off the sediment and then
enjoy the be...
Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 09-04-2014 at 09:39 PM
When I wrote this at Yooper's request a couple of years back I experienced a major revelation
at its completion: this is the way I brew. After two decades of studying this, of writing
Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 09-04-2014 at 09:35 PM
Only to start. The first 'fix' is always free. :D Next step is to use one of the water
calculation programs. If you have a water report you can skip straight to that step. If you use
RO water you can ...
Posted in thread: Cold crashing versus just kegging on 09-04-2014 at 06:54 PM
I have used sanitized plastic wrap over the mouth of a carboy secured with an elastic after
taking out the airlock of course. With my SS Brew Bucket I take the airlock out of the bung and
Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 09-04-2014 at 05:36 PM
Just starting to look into water chemistry, which in other words means I know next to nothing
about it at this point.I will be trying my luck on my next batch. Plan is to use 100% RO and as
per the pr...
Posted in thread: Cold crashing versus just kegging on 09-04-2014 at 11:46 AM
I have been cold crashing the last number of batches to try and settle the hops from dry
hopping before kegging. Seems to make a fairly big difference in terms of that.
Posted in thread: WLP051 is sooooo... sloooow... (and fruity!) on 08-31-2014 at 07:15 PM
I'm planning on doing the same recipe as the OP this coming weekend or the one after. I've read
before about this yeast possibly being temperamental. Keep us posted on how your fermentation
Posted in thread: Three Floyds Zombie Dust Clone on 08-31-2014 at 03:53 PM
Thanks olotti! Good to know! I dry hop for 5 days then try to cold crash for 2 then will keg.