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  • Law enforcement
  • Mike H
  • Czech pils, APA, Hefe, Witte, Brown,
  • 100% Brett Blonde
  • RR Consecration Clone
  • IPA, Dopplebock, Bourbon- Vanilla Porter, Amaerican Stout, Bourbon Oaked Triple
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  • Posted in thread: Firestone Walker Easy Jack on 09-05-2014 at 02:20 AM
    I gave it a shot. Wouldn't call it a clone- but inspired by easy jack (didn't exactly have all
    hops):Batch size: 5.5 gallonsOG: 1.045Efficiency: 72%8 lbs pale malt (2-row). 82%10 oz Munich
    malt 6%6 oz...

  • Posted in thread: Banana Phenols in Hefe on 08-16-2014 at 01:00 PM
    "Thick" meaning decocting and portion of the mash that is , well, thick. In other words don't
    just scoop out part of the mash from the top (mainly water). Dig down deep and pull out grain
    with water (...

  • Posted in thread: Hefeweizen - Additional Grains on 06-12-2014 at 03:10 AM
    Melonoiden or Munich (lazy to decoct), also have used some acid malt- gives it a slight twang-
    very nice

  • Posted in thread: Hop Storage (Freezer) on 05-22-2014 at 12:59 AM
    I've used hops 3+ years old. Vacuum sealed and in freezer. As long as they smell fine you're
    good to go. Just be aware the AA%-age will drop......but u can always compensate by adding more
    hops

  • Posted in thread: Firestone Walker Easy Jack on 05-17-2014 at 02:28 PM
    I agree. Think there will be a more of a "bitter bite" on your recipe than easy jack has. Go
    later in the additions. I probably wouldn't use anything more than a 15 minute hop addition. If
    you do thro...

  • Posted in thread: Firestone Walker Easy Jack on 05-08-2014 at 12:47 PM
    Loved this one. Was intrigued too about a session ipa. I couldn't believe it was an ipa, was
    shocked that this is listed at 40-50 IBUs (thought it was no higher than 30). But the hop aroma
    and flavor ...

  • Posted in thread: What can I brew with 8# of Pilsner malt on 05-08-2014 at 12:21 PM
    Pilsner, Munich helles, saison, kolsch. However all these are yeast specific. I'd go with the
    us-05 and ferment at cooler end (60*)-this will give you as clean a ferment as possible. Use
    noble hops- a...

  • Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 05-06-2014 at 12:43 PM
    Anyone know the carbonation level for this? I've never had it before so I can't guess. Plus
    I've seen people review this by saying carbonation was lively and sprite, medium, and also on
    the low end???...

  • Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 05-06-2014 at 12:31 PM
    I added Brett and currants after 4 weeks of belgian yeast (down to 1.016). After 8 weeks on
    Brett (down to 1.007-9) dumped roselaere blend into it. Come around after 7 months on
    roselaere, I dumped Ca...

  • Posted in thread: Chemical taste on 04-28-2014 at 12:50 PM
    My "chemical" problem was plastic or even an electrical fire smell. CHLORAMINES!!! Buy campden
    tablets which are cheap (think 100 of them were like $6) and use 1/4 tablet for up to 10
    gallons). I do i...

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