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Posted in thread: Please critique my Black EIPA Citra recipe on 01-21-2013 at 03:11 AM
It's a high gravity, but should be good. I would personally do 5.5 lbs. MO and 5.5 lbs. Pilsen
(the Low Tide has a 60/40 MO/Pils not counting any other grain). And 2 lbs. Crystal. I may even
Posted in thread: Please critique my Black EIPA Citra recipe on 01-21-2013 at 12:47 AM
Use rice hulls to avoid stuck sparge. To get a darker beer without effecting the flavor as
much, you can also use a little maltofirm in the primary.Other than that, looks great.
Posted in thread: Rookie on 04-20-2012 at 07:25 PM
Should be OK. Blonde will end up a bit cloudy. Should taste great though!
Posted in thread: basic kits on 04-20-2012 at 07:21 PM
$69 is great as long as you have the essential items. I paid about $80 for my True Brew Kit.The
only thing I would recommend the first time around (that I was unaware of) is that some extract
Posted in thread: Went to fast on 04-20-2012 at 07:14 PM
Is it still in secondary? After cold crashing, you can test gravity just to see where you are.
I have heard people boiling DME and pitching more yeast, but I kind of wanna see how this comes
out. I am...
Posted in thread: dry hoping on 04-20-2012 at 07:07 PM
I personally never dry hop on yeast. Either in a secondary or in the serving keg.I have a bit
of OCD, and I agree with this. I like to let the yeast do its thing. Dry hopping for a week or
2 before bo...
Posted in thread: How to add lemon/orange zest on 04-20-2012 at 07:04 PM
I've zested in the secondary and dumped it in. It sinks and never makes it to the bottle. I
agree with all of the above.
Posted in thread: Tangy / Twangy Taste on 04-20-2012 at 06:51 PM
Thanks for all the help guys. It really has been a ton of help.I just cracked one of my
pilsners, and it was cloudy, but tasted great, no tang. The previous ones were tangy but
crystal clear. Weird. A...
Posted in thread: Tangy / Twangy Taste on 04-20-2012 at 02:20 PM
Thanks for the help. But I can't get it below 70 right now. No AC and it's been over 80
outside. Even in a closet downstairs, it's pretty warm. I'll do my best though. I may also
switch to water that ...
Posted in thread: Tangy / Twangy Taste on 04-20-2012 at 05:33 AM
I use bottled, distilled water. Now that I think of it, I am not a big fan of that water at all
when I drink it alone.My fermentation temps are 72-78 F I normally use Kent Goldings or
Northern Brewer ...