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Posted in thread: First Time Long Time on 02-28-2014 at 06:56 PM
Brewing tonight for the first time in a few months and I am extremely excited. Was doing 5
gallon BIABs but recently moved into an apartment in Northern VA and don't have the space to do
5 gallon so I...
Posted in thread: NB's Smashing Pumpkin Ale on 08-16-2013 at 04:47 PM
I did the extract version of this brew last year. It was only my third brew so it could of been
inexperience that produced the results but I wasn't a fan. After reading some of the comments
on NB's we...
Posted in thread: Switching out hops for a recipe on 07-03-2013 at 05:45 PM
So I brewed this yesterday and I can only say that it was a terrible brewday. My plan was to
get home from work around 530 and start it then, things got in the way and I ended up not
starting until 93...
Posted in thread: Switching out hops for a recipe on 07-01-2013 at 03:04 PM
the directions are to mash at 152 for 75 mins. The kit was a gift from a family member, I could
always save the citra hops for a different beer if you dont think they would go well with the
dark ipa. ...
Posted in thread: Switching out hops for a recipe on 07-01-2013 at 06:05 AM
the aa% was 14 for the citra hops I bought which gave the higher ibu I believe. The beer I
tried had a dryer taste to it with the citrus flavors coming on strong, I will probably bumb
one of the later...
Posted in thread: Switching out hops for a recipe on 07-01-2013 at 12:25 AM
So I finally got the kit for this recipe and have gotten the citra hops. Using Beersmith it
gives the beer a 32 SRM and an IBU of 62. I looked at the specialty beer section for style
guidelines and it...
Posted in thread: Single bottle infections or something else? on 05-25-2013 at 06:21 PM
Recipe was 7 lbs Briess pilsen dme, .5 lb dingemann aromatic malt, 3 oz biscuit malt, 2 lb
clear candi syrup. 2 oz of sterling hops and an oz of saaz hops. sg was 1.081 with a fg of
Posted in thread: Switching out hops for a recipe on 05-23-2013 at 11:12 PM
I went to a brewpub a few weeks ago and had their citra brown ale which I found delicious. I
tried getting a clone recipe from them but had no luck, I'm thinking of just getting a brown
ale kit and us...
Posted in thread: Single bottle infections or something else? on 05-23-2013 at 09:52 PM
For bottling and priming, I boil the priming sugar and cool it down and pour it to my bottling
bucket and then siphon my beer into the bucket giving it a gentle swirl to mix it up. For my
Posted in thread: Single bottle infections or something else? on 05-23-2013 at 05:48 AM
On my last batch of beer (english ipa) bout 4-5 of the bottles were gushers when I opened them.
These bottles had an overly sweet taste with a sour aftertaste to them, the other bottles
tasted fine an...