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Posted in thread: Combining Citra with other hops on 03-24-2014 at 04:54 AM
My favorite Citra beer is Kern River's Citra DIPA. The brewing network did an episode of "Can
we brew it" based on this beer. Here is the recipe.
Posted in thread: First All grain BIAB gone wrong? Picture inside on 03-21-2014 at 04:31 AM
... but now that I'm bagging my hops when possible ...Do you increase your hop amounts when
using a bag? I have always wondered about that, potentially less contact etc.
Posted in thread: First All grain BIAB gone wrong? Picture inside on 03-21-2014 at 03:41 AM
Your original post is one of the "so called" negatives of BIAB, a dirty wort. All of my BIAB
brews have a bigger than usual trub left behind in the fermenter. I believe it is just grain
debri. It drop...
Posted in thread: Yeast didnt rehydrate on 11-05-2012 at 12:43 AM
You will be fine. Only thing I would have done differently is to shake up the carboy to help
aerate stir in the yeast. I rehydrate my yeast the way John Palmer described in a podcast. 2
cups water boi...
Posted in thread: Are some grains better suited for BIAB on 05-09-2012 at 04:18 AM
Don't forget to mash out by raising the temp to about 168 and holding it for about 10 mins.
This really helps loosen the sugars and adds some more efficiency points.
Posted in thread: Why am I always attaching blow-off tubes? on 04-24-2012 at 04:38 AM
As long as your beer is turning out good (not a high ferm temp problem etc). There is nothing
wrong with this.Could be that you are pitching the 'correct' amount of yeast, well aerated and
ready to go...
Posted in thread: Kolsch Help Please on 04-24-2012 at 04:32 AM
Nope, there will still be plenty of yeast in their for bottling.
Posted in thread: Lager Newbie Question on 03-01-2012 at 04:29 AM
You will need a separate temp controller to actually power on the fridge/freezer, if you want
to have any fine control.Search the keezer threads and the eBay aquarium temp controller.
Posted in thread: I want to start making root beer on 02-26-2012 at 07:28 AM
I've tried just about every root beer extract on the planet, along with just about every recipe
with different combinations of sweeteners and ingredients to make what I consider to be a good
Posted in thread: Mash Evening before... on 02-21-2012 at 06:01 AM
After mashing I bring it up to a boil for 5mins or so to kill anything off to buy me some time.
Then I just cover and walk away until the next day.