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  • Posted in thread: Dry hopping question on 08-01-2012 at 03:04 AM
    If it isn't settling when it comes time to bottle, the hops debris will settle out in the
    bottle. However, if the cloudiness is due to chill haze, it may not go away completely.

  • Posted in thread: August 2 is IPA Day on 08-01-2012 at 02:40 AM
    This is good to know. I have a IIPA (JZ's Hophammer) that's just about done carbing!

  • Posted in thread: Great beers you DON'T like? on 03-29-2012 at 08:26 PM
    Just about all Dogfish Head. His beers are always way to sweet. It's funny too because I'll go
    into the store and see a new DFH I haven't tried, read the label, and decide it sounds good. I
    get it hom...

  • Posted in thread: How much beer do you drink daily? on 02-14-2012 at 03:18 AM
    2-4 weekdays 4-??, on the weekend depends on what is going on. Probably too much by modern
    standards, but I rarely get drunk.Tolerance is a wonderful thing...

  • Posted in thread: 36 hour primary fermentation on 02-14-2012 at 03:12 AM
    Seeing how you realistically need at least two consecutive hydrometer readings over several
    days, I can't see how you can be certain fermentation is complete right now. But, it's

  • Posted in thread: Bleach smell in bottling bucket on 02-08-2012 at 11:46 PM
    Just an update:Last night I decided I was going to use my other bottling bucket and probably
    get rid of the bleached one (something I was trying to avoid.) I left the bucket with the top
    on and forgot...

  • Posted in thread: Bleach smell in bottling bucket on 02-07-2012 at 11:22 PM
    Other thoughts?

  • Posted in thread: Bleach smell in bottling bucket on 02-07-2012 at 10:13 PM
    Well that's a little piece of mind. I really hope it's not detrimental. I've considered using a
    different bucket, but at the same time I'm thinking it might be fine? I'd hate to ruin the
    batch though....

  • Posted in thread: Low Alcohol Beer by evaporation on 02-07-2012 at 09:24 PM
    I think this could work, but you'd lose beer in the process. While a lot of alcohol would
    evaporate, you'd also lose some water along with it which could lead to some unbalanced flavors
    in the resulti...

  • Posted in thread: Over pitching? on 02-07-2012 at 09:13 PM
    Overpitching leads to hindered desirable ester development for a given style. While too many
    esters is often unwanted and caused by underpitching, on the other end of the spectrum,
    overpitching doesn'...