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    ABOUT ME

  • brewing...only one I can
    make time for.
  • microbiologist
  • Kyle Wolf
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  • Posted in thread: Dry hop bags on 02-05-2016 at 01:21 PM
    I have used nylons in the past. It my just be me, but I always purchase the white nylons
    because I don't like the idea of any dyes potentially coming into contact with my beer, but I
    have zero evidenc...

  • Posted in thread: Adding hop flavor to keg on 02-05-2016 at 01:13 PM
    On a similar note, when contrasting a hop tea vs cold keg dry hopping...Has anyone else found
    that dry hopping in the keg (if the keg is cold/in the fridge) can really promote
    vegetal/grassy flavors? ...

  • Posted in thread: Early dry hopping? on 02-04-2016 at 09:37 PM
    Interesting note to take here brewers...I always do my first round of dry hopping at the tail
    end of fermentation to prevent...believe it or not...hop oxidation. The yeast will eat the
    oxygen that is ...

  • Posted in thread: Early dry hopping? on 02-03-2016 at 03:53 PM
    The current dogma for NorthEast Style IPAs is to dryhop with when your beer hits around 1.020.
    Apparently, the yeast and hops interact and particular biochemical pathways lead to a more
    complex flavor...

  • Posted in thread: Maximum Viscosity & Thickness in Big Stouts on 02-02-2016 at 12:25 PM
    Thank you for the graphic. I'm a visual learner, so that helped a lot.I was basically thinking
    exactly what you said - only I wasn't using the wort in series (wort from MT1 goes to sparge
    MT2. Sparge ...

  • Posted in thread: Maximum Viscosity & Thickness in Big Stouts on 02-01-2016 at 09:52 PM
    Neither, really... I'm confused on what the ACTUAL meaning of the term "double mash" is. If you
    google it, all results are REITERATED mashing, which seems to be a colossal waste, IMO. Washing
    the grai...

  • Posted in thread: Things are going to get complicated. Imperial Mayan Latte Stout on 02-01-2016 at 09:25 PM
    So, I sent this out to see how it managed against a BJCP judge. Apparently I didn't clearly
    indicate the spices added because the judge seemed a little surprised some of aromatics.
    However, that being...

  • Posted in thread: Mr. Citrus's Citrusy Citrus IPA- Am I going overboard? on 01-28-2016 at 08:20 PM
    Mouthfeel and Yeast are going to be the things that take this from a beer with citrus to an
    explosion of tropical awesomesauce ale.There is a fine line there before you tip over into a
    wit, and I don'...

  • Posted in thread: Mr. Citrus's Citrusy Citrus IPA- Am I going overboard? on 01-28-2016 at 04:32 PM
    With that much hops I certainly wouldn't back down on OG, and I think the a FG above 1.010 will
    feel nice and drinkable.I have been playing with a little wheat or oats in my IPAs lately and I
    love the...

  • Posted in thread: Mr. Citrus's Citrusy Citrus IPA- Am I going overboard? on 01-28-2016 at 03:22 PM
    what are you asking? whether that amount of hops is a bit off the deep end?grain bill looks
    good, but I would definitely add/sub in some cane sugar to dry it out. This is especially
    important in IIPAs...

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