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Posted in thread: Fermentation Temperature Commercial vs. Hombrew... What Gives? on 12-10-2013 at 03:21 PM
I have also read that a commercial brewer's tall conical fermenters result in increased
pressure (weight?) on the yeast which suppresses the flavor expression. So their 68 degree
fermentation might be...
Posted in thread: Observations on 09-13-2013 at 02:02 AM
I made some observations from my first year crop, thought I'd add 'em here.So I have 1 plant
each of zeus, chinook, centennial and EKG. All crowns from Great Lakes except for the
centennial rhizomes. ...
Posted in thread: Observations on 09-10-2013 at 05:49 PM
Harvested my second year Columbus & Chinook and first year Cascade & Centennials and made a few
observations.The second year Chinook & Columbus produced fewer cones, and the cones they did
Posted in thread: Need some helpful advice for my IPA recipe on 09-01-2013 at 04:09 PM
Right. At 1.013 you already have a moderately full body for an IPA. If you want more, try 3-5%
of your grist in carapils, or wheat as has been suggested. Carapils should add some
Posted in thread: Need some helpful advice for my IPA recipe on 08-31-2013 at 07:09 PM
Looks like a good IPA recipe to me. Many include too much crystal or caramel malts. Based on
your suggestion that carapils might help, i assume you are looking for more body? Some west
coast IPAs actu...
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Posted in thread: Brewer's Hardware 15 Gallon Stainless Steel Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 07-26-2013 at 10:02 PM
Thanks Brewers Hardware!
Posted in thread: step mash - Lagers only - benefits or waste of time? on 06-22-2013 at 04:05 PM
How short? I am currently drinking a Munich Helles that I mashed at 132 for 15 minutes and I
ended up with no head retention. It pours with a pretty nice foam cap of really tight bubbles,
but they tot...
Posted in thread: The Home Made Pizza Thread on 06-22-2013 at 12:21 AM
Here's my pizza tonight from my Denny's Favorite 50 sourdough starter. Tasted
Posted in thread: The Home Made Pizza Thread on 06-20-2013 at 09:47 PM
My current sourdough culture started out with some Denny's Favorite 50 ale yeast. As you feed
the culture by adding flour and water, you get plenty of lacto and whatever else makes it
"sour". Made som...