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Posted in thread: First Time Cider In Secondary Finally on 11-20-2013 at 06:50 AM
racked to Secondary from bucket primary's.Started with 17 Gal. fresh press no past no
pres.With the exception of the little guy.. that's the wild experiment. We treated with camden
to spec. for 24 h...
Posted in thread: Cooling paddles on 12-12-2012 at 08:05 AM
Might be a prb with a 5 gallon boil but I'm not there yet...
Posted in thread: Cooling paddles on 12-12-2012 at 07:56 AM
88142RIS... Full boil to 65o in 25min. Less than 20% of the wand melted with full ice bath...
only 2.5 gallon boil mind you.
Posted in thread: First IPA on 12-10-2012 at 03:35 AM
Sampled one today after only 7 days in the bottle it turned out amazing. Mango nose with a
bitter start and spicy crisp finish. I compare it to Fat Heads - Head Hunter less grapefruit
more mango. 9.2 ...
Posted in thread: Cooling paddles on 12-09-2012 at 06:41 AM
I use the 128oz ice wand. I start with an ice bath then slowly penetrate the wort with my huge
wand. I gently move it around clockwise and change directions intermittently. I usually come in
Posted in thread: Tripel Raspberry on 11-24-2012 at 08:17 AM
How would you prepare the berries before adding?
Posted in thread: Tripel Raspberry on 11-24-2012 at 08:09 AM
Started drinking our first triple today and it turned out really well. Friends said it was like
a creamy banana shake. I was thinking about doing the same recipe again but integrating some
Posted in thread: aging Belgians on 11-05-2012 at 06:06 AM
High alcohol Belgians age phenomenally, in my opinion. If brewed properly, the beer will be
great upon bottling, but I dont think referring to it as it ages as "falling off" is
appropriate. Sure, a be...
Posted in thread: First IPA on 11-05-2012 at 05:40 AM
i'd recommend tossing in the hallertauer at 10mins, dry hopping with some of the provided
columbus and 1oz of citra. It will be a fantastic beer.Thanks for the advice, I'll send you a
sample if it's d...
Posted in thread: First IPA on 11-03-2012 at 05:42 AM
you would get better hop utilization if you added less columbus at 60 instead of 2oz at 40. Is
that what your directions said to do?Yep, Thats the schedule for the kit. BB Imperial Pale Ale.