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Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder recipe questions on 03-19-2012 at 05:33 PM
When the "bubbles" or primary fermentation stops am I then supposed to rach it into my
secondary and then add the first dry hop addition or do I add the dry hop additions now in the
primary? Also afte...
Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder recipe questions on 11-26-2011 at 04:07 PM
Question from an AG noob. The BYO recipe call for a # of corn sugar. Does the corn sugar
actually get added to the Mash? Or was this intended for the boil? With a full # of it, just
want to make sure....
Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder recipe questions on 10-12-2011 at 06:40 PM
What do you guys think of crash cooling, transferring to a keg and storing at 38 degrees then
initiating the dry hop schedule, while chilled, around the middle of November? I know I'll lose
some of th...
Posted in thread: Cascade Dark Ale on 01-24-2011 at 05:24 PM
This looks like a great beer, I've been looking for a CDA recipe. I'd say the most unusual
feature is mashing at 170 for an hour. I'm thinking that might be a typo?Yikes! You are
correct. Mash temp sh...
Posted in thread: Cascade Dark Ale on 01-22-2011 at 03:51 PM
Here is a recipe I came up with for a Cascade Dark Ale (Dark IPA). This is one of the best
beers I've ever brewed. Give it a try and let me know what you think!Probably the most unusual
feature was we...
Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder recipe questions on 01-22-2011 at 03:23 PM
So are there any updates on the amount of hops or the scheduling of additions since july?I've
made this recipe about a dozen times now. I have played around with the hop schedule. Mostly I
just stick ...
Posted in thread: Does gravity feed in Shirron plate chiller work? on 10-14-2010 at 10:56 AM
It works sporadically, but you need to be meticulous about keeping hops out of the Shirron. It
clogs more easily than some other plate chillers. I haven't had a problem with hot or cold
Posted in thread: shirron plate chiller vs. ebay plate chiller on 09-25-2010 at 01:59 PM
I've got a Shirron plate chiller, and about to buy a Duda Diesel one to replace it. Why? The
Shirron has FAR fewer channels than either the therminator or the Duda Diesel one, so it plugs
a lot more e...
Posted in thread: Stout Tanks and Kettles? on 09-04-2010 at 03:26 PM
Anybody using Stout Tanks Conical Fermenters? I am VERY interested in the 14.5 gallon one. I
need some opinions and comments. ThanksI've got the 14.5g with thermowell and love it. Very
high quality fo...
Posted in thread: Conical Fermenter question on 08-09-2010 at 02:11 PM
Was it one of these? ... first batch is brewing in a 14.5 gallon conical from Stout Tanks and
Kettles. Very pleased overall with the quality of the construction, shipping, price. I'll be