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Posted in thread: Help me understand line length on 04-03-2016 at 04:00 PM
I believe that if you lower the serving pressure sufficiently you will eventually get your keg
system properly balanced. But that will require that the cider in the keg become less
carbonated, which i...
Posted in thread: Best BJCP contests to enter? on 03-28-2016 at 12:46 AM
I am sorry that the Admins and other supporters used their time to respond to OP.
Posted in thread: Best all around British Ale yeast opinions wanted! on 03-21-2016 at 01:30 AM
If I had to pick one, it would be West Yorkshire Ale 1469. I like the fruity profile, with a
bit of mineral and nutty finish. If I could have two, they would be 1469 and 1968 for my ESBs.
Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 03-21-2016 at 12:18 AM
It's really a great beer. Not sure why it's so remarkable, as a saison is a simple recipe and
one is pretty much like any other, but this one is my go to in the spring. Heck, it's my go to
Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 03-21-2016 at 12:16 AM
Anyone used something other than orange blossom honey for this recipe with good results? How
about this one? - a friend of mine keeps bees. I use his stuff almost exclusively. Always
great and I rea...
Posted in thread: Conditioning Grain Question on 02-07-2016 at 04:07 AM
As noted by another poster - this is what I do. Not saying it is right or required.I condition
all my grains, barely, wheat, oats - everything. 2% water by weight, sprayed on with a spray
Posted in thread: First All Grain IPA - Need Malt Help on 02-06-2016 at 01:42 AM
Depending on what you like - 2 row and 1.5 lbs of Victor or Vienna (I'd go with Vienna) and
nothing else. Or, add a bit of the C-120 for a more mid-West/East Coast style. 4.5 lbs of other
malts in add...
Posted in thread: Raising temperature at the end of fermentation? on 02-06-2016 at 01:35 AM
If your three choices were the only choices, I would move to a warmer room and dryhop. But, 59
is cool for an ale. I can't think of much other than Wyeast Scotch Ale that ferments that low.
Posted in thread: 2015 hop crop on 02-01-2016 at 01:41 AM
I just opened a fresh one pound bag of Citra - 2015 crop. It did not smell like the 2014 crop
to me. Lots of onion and garlic - not the big citrus from past years. I brewed with it anyway.
I am a bit ...
Posted in thread: Low flocculation = hazy beer?? on 01-27-2016 at 12:46 AM
Second the gelatin taking a few days to work. Sometimes it works in 24 hours, sometimes it
takes 72+. But, generally, if you leave beer sit long enough undisturbed, it will clear. Having
an IPA now th...