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Last Activity:06-23-2013 3:01 AM
Posted in thread: Cold crashing and hops on 07-07-2013 at 08:54 AM
hop oils stick to everything including your kettle, fermenter, and yeast as well. to help
bypass the yeast problem, you can crash down to 50-60 and the yeast will flocc out, then dryhop
as normal. i k...
Posted in thread: Reducing IPA FG on 06-20-2013 at 08:17 AM
agree with the mash low 148 for 90 min. add more sugar but do it at the end of fermentation
that way the yeast doesn't waste all its energy on the simple stuff upfront. oxygenate for 90
secs and again...
Posted in thread: Pure lacto isn't souring in my Berliner on 06-20-2013 at 07:47 AM
tartness from lacto can take awhile. i would check back on it after 6 months, thats when mine
usually starts to get tart. lacto also hates o2. in the past ive pitched lacto into wort at 100
for 24 hou...
Posted in thread: Alright, somewhat frustrated, need the gurus... on 06-20-2013 at 07:32 AM
all grain or extract? 1.012-1.015 is usually pretty acceptable depending on the style. if all
grain i would ask what temp your mashing at. then i suggest checking your thermometer for
accuracy. then y...
Posted in thread: making mango ipa when should i add the mangos? on 06-20-2013 at 07:20 AM
i would use mangos in a secondary fermentation. adding mangos in the boil can cause a pectic
haze. if you use to much it can cause the beer to be tart. ive found that fermenting with
mangos will also ...
Posted in thread: Ghost chili IIPA on 05-22-2012 at 09:25 AM
ive been playing around with habanero's in an ipa ive been working on. this last batch i added
6 (scrapped out) in whirlpool for 30 min. added 8(scrapped out) to secondary with fruit and
dryhop (5 day...
Posted in thread: Brewery Help! Going to Long Beach Area on 03-06-2012 at 09:25 AM
i recommend beachwood bbq. i try and go there anytime i am within a 30 min drive of the place.
here are some spots in LB u can check out.
Posted in thread: Quickest time from primary to keg on 02-27-2012 at 07:39 AM
i brewed an APA(1.055) for a competition on 2/12 that i thought was due on 2/29 but was due on
2/22. 3 day ferment with wlp090. 2 day dryhop. 2 day carb/fining. beer came out decent but not
Posted in thread: WLP090 San Diego not so Super? on 01-29-2012 at 08:31 AM
A gentle swirl to get the yeast back into suspension won't oxygenate the wort. I do it all the
time with yeasts that are notorious for being sticky (Belgian Saison, some of the British ale
Posted in thread: WLP090 San Diego not so Super? on 01-29-2012 at 08:26 AM
Hey,How did your BW turn out? That's impressive attenuation on a first generation. What batch
size? Yeast starter size?brewed 1/1/12. keg'd on the 1/15 and is now aging. i was surprised by