Last Activity:07-11-2014 11:18 PM
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Posted in thread: Achieving Low FG with US-05 on 07-12-2014 at 12:10 AM
I think he's trying to stick as close to the original recipe as he can. Also, it's a 3.5 gallon
batch so he doesn't need 2 packs. And adding sugar after fermentation is over is not a good way
Posted in thread: Achieving Low FG with US-05 on 07-11-2014 at 02:11 PM
I say lose the carapils first off if you are going for lower than you usually get.I also use
repitched US-05, about a half of a quart mason jar worth usually gets me about 91% on a 1.070
OG, so I woul...
Posted in thread: Worst Commercial Beer You've Ever Had? on 07-10-2014 at 04:38 PM
For me the worst I can name are the Voodoo donuts Rogue Maple bacon ale..burnt tobacco in an
ashtray filled with maple syrup..And Swill by 10 barrell..tastes like the aftertaste from
throwing up after...
Posted in thread: When should I start kegging/get a keg kit/where on 07-10-2014 at 04:27 PM
I waited over 2 years of bottling before I finally could not stand it anymore and went all out
on a Keezer. As said above, it is a bit pricey to get setup so make sure you are in it for the
Posted in thread: Paring a hop with Maris otter for a smash on 07-10-2014 at 01:57 PM
Like everyone else says, I don't think you can go wrong with anything you choose to accompany
the Maris. I however will suggest Simcoe as I have made it and it was badass!!:rockin:
Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 07-10-2014 at 01:47 PM
I too finally got around to making this as an Independance day crowd pleaser..it was extremely
well received by all!!The attending BMCers actually abandoned their barley waters and stayed
with the keg...
Posted in thread: Topping up? on 05-27-2014 at 07:58 PM
Yes you can, but often it is best to just leave well enough alone..Did you take an OG reading?
If not, I would be wary as you have no real way to know just how much to adjust. Often times
Posted in thread: Sour brown 6 months in bucket on 11-04-2013 at 07:28 PM
I may suggest you reverse their order, red first then brown but otherwise sounds like a plan.
Posted in thread: How would you go cheap? on 10-24-2013 at 02:10 PM
Save an reuse your yeast.Recycle your dry hops as bittering for another brew.Buy in Bulk for
base grains and Hops.Learn to love adjunct beers and experiment with cereal mashing.I can make
a 10 gal bat...
Posted in thread: Southern Oregon Brewfest on 10-23-2013 at 03:17 PM
Correction, checked my notes and I got 36-37 on the EIPA.