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Posted in thread: Wet hop recipe, sort of on 08-30-2015 at 07:04 PM
Yooper, I think you're just going to have to WAG and squeeze the semi dry hops to decide how
much moisture they have. 6:1 ratio for fresh to dry hop weight, right? So, maybe 3:1 to guess
Posted in thread: NPR: How Brewers Are Churning Out Tangy Sours Without The Hefty Price Tag on 08-29-2015 at 06:31 AM
Lots of us have been doing this for a while. For a commercial brewer it yields a sour beer
quickly without much contamination risk.
Posted in thread: BrewBag in MT - 10% Efficiency loss on 08-25-2015 at 05:40 AM
Are you squeezing the bag when done with the batch sparge? That is part of what gives BIABers
high efficiency, along with a sparge. You can also tighten the gap on your mill to increase
Posted in thread: Aeration with dry yeast on 08-25-2015 at 03:37 AM
The yeast manufacturer already aerated the slurry, already built up the cell count, already
performed a lag phase before dehydrating the yeast for sale to you. If yeasts have a quorum in
a culture, th...
Posted in thread: Trouble Shooting Help Please on 08-25-2015 at 01:52 AM
Never thought I would hear the term "double session IPA". I learned something today.
Posted in thread: What is that syrupy feeling after the finish? on 08-17-2015 at 04:00 AM
Well, I hope it was a 10 gallon batch with that much grain.Are you sure about your mash
temperature? I would expect conversion to be complete or near complete by 45 minutes, so the
Posted in thread: Stalled or No on 08-17-2015 at 01:12 AM
Take another gravity reading in 3-4 days and let us know if it is the same. If so, it is done.
You could also easily just wait until 2-3 weeks after pitch before dryhopping to be sure
fermentation is ...
Posted in thread: What is that syrupy feeling after the finish? on 08-16-2015 at 11:55 PM
1.014 as a FG might be the reason. That isn't a very dry finishing beer. Perhaps you are
perceiving that as the syrupy/sweet finish you are talking about, particularly if you have low
Posted in thread: Infection or Overcarbed or Other? on 08-15-2015 at 03:41 PM
I have the exact same problems going on, and use pretty much the exact same sanitation
practices as you do. Same results -- medium gushers, beer doesn't taste bad, just too much foam
-- especially on ...
Posted in thread: Going to Oregon, what breweries to hit? on 08-14-2015 at 10:35 PM
Rogue's hop farm in Independence isn't too far from