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Posted in thread: Imperial IPA recipe on 04-08-2014 at 02:26 AM
So you say that it smells delicious? I'd run with that. :-)Why don't you collect a gravity
sample in a week or so and see what it tastes like.That is lot of fermentables once that notty
kicks in, so y...
Posted in thread: Wow, I really eff'd this one up! on 03-25-2014 at 10:34 PM
I had a robust porter that I made from a friend's recipe. It had a LOTTA hops in it. My friend
doesn't use brewing software so when I punched it in, Brewmate predicted 120 IBU. I said to my
Posted in thread: BIAB convert about to brew first time...suggestions? on 03-18-2014 at 04:24 AM
Make a list of every bit of equipment/supplies you need to make this batch of beer and a list
of everything you are going to do. Then, on brew day, work through your lists. annotate the
lists as you g...
Posted in thread: Do people taste differently? on 03-13-2014 at 04:18 AM
I absolutely think that different people are endowed with different taste bud capabilities with
respect to what they like in beer. In other words, they taste different. Me, my wife, and
friends have d...
Posted in thread: 2 gallon batches on 03-11-2014 at 04:13 AM
In case no one else has said this yet, get some kind of brew calculating software. I use
Brewmate. The Tastybrew website has free calculators. Plus there are several commercial
products. Any 5 or 7 or...
Posted in thread: Am I the only 1 to find bacon beer unappealing? on 02-27-2014 at 04:32 AM
Ugh. Bacon flavored beer? No thanks. And chili pepper flavored beer. Tried that once. Bad idea.
However, I just had a pint of Kona Brewing Co's coconut flavored brown ale (at the brewery) and
Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder Clone fermentation gone awry on 02-09-2014 at 04:52 PM
I made another batch of beer yesterday. Used calculator to calc dough in temp for 8.9 lbs grain
and 1.5 qrts water/pound, yada yada. Let strike water sit in cooler until hit dough in temp.
Posted in thread: Apartment Woes: Pot Too Small? on 02-08-2014 at 02:34 AM
So is this a 5 gallon batch and a 60 minute boil? So roughly 7+ gallons to boil assuming 1
gallon loss boiling, ~1 gallon adsorbed to the grain, right. Yup, two pots. Mashing in the 5
gallon pot might...
Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder Clone fermentation gone awry on 02-02-2014 at 06:58 PM
I made a 2 gallon batch of PTE. Recipe was:4.6# American 2-row0.2# crystal 400.25# cane sugar
added w/10 minutes left in boilhops:1.35 oz columbus @ 90 min0.25 oz centenial @ 45 min0.33 oz
simcoe @ 30...
Posted in thread: falconer's flight hops on 02-02-2014 at 06:24 PM
I've been using falconers for a couple of years in the house IPA. Columbus for bittering and
falconers for aroma and flavor. Makes a nice, clean citrusy ale.