Last Activity:05-13-2013 12:07 PM
Posted in thread: Mayflower Summer Rye Style on 05-13-2013 at 06:18 PM
I've found a mashout is helpful for wheat and rye heavy beers. It helps if you keep the grain
bed above 160 so the starches are gelatinized: .OK, thanks, I didn't know that. I will crank
it up a bit...
Posted in thread: Mayflower Summer Rye Style on 05-13-2013 at 05:07 PM
I don't have all my information with me right now. I have done > 50% Wheat before but I'm sure
I used rice hulls for that. I do fly sparge and go fairly slowly. I think that I might try to
use my 10 g...
Posted in thread: Mayflower Summer Rye Style on 05-13-2013 at 03:35 PM
Not everyone I know cares for the style, but I like the Mayflower Summer Rye. I'm trying to
make something similar.So far I have,5# Pilsner3# Wheat2# RyeT-58 YeastI'll use some of my hops
I have grown...
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 90 Minute Clone on 03-12-2013 at 02:23 PM
Last Saturday we had a little dinner party and taste comparison. My 90 vs. the original. I used
my own Cascade hops instead some of the hops that the recipe called for. Basically mine had
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 90 Minute Clone on 02-15-2013 at 05:56 PM
OK, you are jogging my memory. I have to rack to keg soon, because I'm heading to Floriday
tomorrow. I need to remember to throw some hops in the keg before I go. I'll be looking forward
to drinking s...
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 90 Minute Clone on 02-13-2013 at 07:28 PM
Update on my 1.090 OSG brewed a week ago Saturday. Last night the SG was 1.025. I usually
ferment for 2 weeks, so it seems like I am on track. I gave the yeast a little shake and stir
to keep them goi...
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 90 Minute Clone on 02-04-2013 at 12:12 PM
I brewed this today, my first ag batch and ended up at 1.081.I surprised at the people who do
this as their first. It seems like an ambitious 1st whole grain due to the amount of grain, but
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 90 Minute Clone on 02-01-2013 at 07:25 PM
I brewed this on Sunday, and boy did it look gorgeous after cold break.I used ~ 19.5lbs 2row
and 1.5lbs TFA on a 6.5 gal batch (always brew more when doing IPAs due to hop loss). Sparging
was a bit in...
Posted in thread: Can near empty keg cause overcarbed beer? on 01-24-2013 at 02:39 PM
I haven't noticed. I just notice if I pour 2 beers, the first generally has more head.
Posted in thread: Rookie needs help with stage 3 kegging/bottling on 01-24-2013 at 02:33 PM
You may not get a good seal. The standard way to seal a tank is with a blast of CO2. If the lid
isn't hissing, then it has sealed. The only way to know if you have a seal without the CO2
blast is with...
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