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Posted in thread: Mid-Boil Hop Additions: Are they worth it? on 02-04-2014 at 03:28 PM
Hops flavor utilization is much higher at 15-20 minutes than at 60 or 0 minutes.Do you really
gen enough hop flavor brewing your way?I suppose it depends on the style, if you don't need
much hops flav...
Posted in thread: Mid-Boil Hop Additions: Are they worth it? on 02-04-2014 at 01:06 PM
Lately I have been getting away from mid boil hop addition (i.e. 45, 30, or 15 min hop
additions) and have been strictly doing 90 or 60 min additions and keeping the late additions
to flameout or even...
Posted in thread: What is keeping breweries from distributing in WV? on 07-24-2013 at 03:46 AM
I'm beyond frustrated at finding good beer in my home state of WV. Here is one example that
popped up the other day. Green Flash is going to 48 states, except hawaii and wv. Does anyone
know what legi...
Posted in thread: Fly sparging question on 07-23-2013 at 01:10 PM
No not really but its not the optimal thing to do. What's your Sparge water temp? I shoot for
175* leaving the HLT knowing its going to drop about 5 to 10 deg by the time it hits the grain
bed. I keep...
Posted in thread: Fly sparging question on 07-23-2013 at 01:07 PM
How do you drain? I start slow to set the grain bed, vorlauf, then I usually sparge for 45-60
Posted in thread: Fly sparging question on 07-22-2013 at 12:49 AM
thanks ravenhead, I'll have to do some more tweaking to figure out my efficiency issues.
Posted in thread: Fly sparging question on 07-21-2013 at 11:34 PM
I've done several brews with fly sparging, but I'm getting around 67-70% efficiency. My
question is, if you let all of the sparge water drain into the mash tun well before you're done
sparging, does t...
Posted in thread: Any sage advice for an AHA Conference newbie? on 06-27-2013 at 04:56 PM
Im heading to philly tomorrow for the homebrewers conference and was wondering if anyone had
some advice or tips for me?
Posted in thread: 4 gallon batch on 06-04-2013 at 01:01 PM
That's actually a good opportunity to try a SMaSH beer (single malt and single hop). It's a
good way to try out the different hops and figure out which ones you like best.
Posted in thread: 4 gallon batch on 06-04-2013 at 01:13 AM
Try a Pale wheat with some american 2 row and white wheat. Pick some low alpha hops like
cascade or willamette.