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Last Activity:10-19-2011 9:54 AM
Posted in thread: Idea for beer: low IBU, huge hop aroma/flavor? on 08-16-2011 at 09:14 PM
I use a lot of high alpha varieties, and a lot of hops. More hops go into my APA than I see
some people put into their IPAs. Here's the last hopping schedule I did for an APA:1oz Chinook,
1oz Citra, a...
Posted in thread: Idea for beer: low IBU, huge hop aroma/flavor? on 08-16-2011 at 06:04 PM
Low IBU and huge hop aroma is the only way I roll for APAs. Keep all of the hops under 10min,
and dryhop with a couple of ounces and you'll have a spectacularly fresh hop beer.Under 10
minutes? What d...
Posted in thread: Idea for beer: low IBU, huge hop aroma/flavor? on 08-16-2011 at 03:11 PM
Hopbursting rocks. I did a beer where I had no bittering hops. I then overloaded with hops
every 5 minutes for the last 30 minutes of the boil. The hop flavor and aroma was so awesome.
This method is ...
Posted in thread: Secondary Fermentation - To Rack or Not to Rack on 01-31-2011 at 04:29 PM
Have been reading this and related threads for some time now, and have finally drunk Revvy's
Kool Aid - or maybe it was Sweet Stout. I'm going to retire my secondary for awhile, switching
approach to ...
Posted in thread: Hop Pellets vs Hop Flowers on 01-09-2010 at 04:27 AM
Pellets for the boil, whole leaf for dry hop. That's my method of choice. I think putting the
leaf right in the beer in the keg gets the best hop aroma possible. I love it.
Posted in thread: floating SS braid on 01-08-2010 at 08:53 PM
Mine was floating when I first installed it. I just cut it down much shorter. Still works
Posted in thread: How long will crushed grain keep? on 01-08-2010 at 08:47 PM
I kept crushed grain in one of the orange paint buckets with the sealed lids from Home Depot
for 2 weeks. It was perfectly fine.
Posted in thread: Secondary Fermentation - To Rack or Not to Rack on 01-07-2010 at 05:43 PM
I use a bucket for primary. It stays in there for 10-14 days or until the gravity is down to
where I want it and all the krausen has receded. I then cold crash for 4 or so days. When I
siphon, I free ...
Posted in thread: Twin Cities Beers on 06-29-2009 at 08:58 PM
I just got back from the St. Paul area last week. Stub and Herb's was my favorite pub. They
have 4 Surly beers on tap and they have awesome food. I brought 16 Surly beers home on the
plane with me to ...