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03-23-2016 3:20 AM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Connecticut
  • Graphic Designer
  • Talking Heads, Classical, too much to list here...
  • Another IPA
  • Oatmeal Stout
  • None at the moment
  • Fuller's ESB clone, Racer 5 Clone, Moose Drool Clone
  • Need to get one of these things...
  • Male
  • Married

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  • Posted in thread: Thermometer fail on PM IPA, now what? on 03-09-2016 at 10:11 PM
    Yeah, the acid malt was suggested by my LBS. I think next time I'll leave it out until I check
    my mash ph. Then add a little at a time if needed.On the other hand, I checked my thermometer
    in a glass ...

  • Posted in thread: Thermometer fail on PM IPA, now what? on 03-07-2016 at 06:02 PM
    Yeah hoping it won't effect too much, this had 4.25 lbs fermentable grains, probably about 1/3
    of the sugars or so. Wasn't sure if the low ph would mess things up with the low temps.

  • Posted in thread: Thermometer fail on PM IPA, now what? on 03-07-2016 at 03:16 PM
    Hi all, I just wanted to get some opinions on what to expect with my IIPA that I had some
    issues with that I brewed 4 days ago. It was a partial mash (6 lbs grains) with a projected OG
    of 1.075. My ma...

  • Posted in thread: Brown ale infection? on 01-23-2016 at 12:19 AM
    Sounds good guys. I'll let it ride another week or so.

  • Posted in thread: Brown ale infection? on 01-22-2016 at 11:09 PM
    Yeah, I was worried about that powdery-like stuff as well along with the oil slick that "broke
    up" when I put in my hydrometer.I usually do IPAs with wyeast 1056 and don't usually see
    anything but a f...

  • Posted in thread: Brown ale infection? on 01-22-2016 at 08:40 PM
    Here's a pic after 9 days fermenting. OG was 1.060 and FG was supposed to 1.019 (per
    beersmith). It was a partial mash so I mashed low at 150 since it had 4 lbs of DME.FG was
    1.014. Temp was set at 66...

  • Posted in thread: Do you Aerate your Wort ? on 01-18-2016 at 01:41 AM
    Quick question, what are ill effects of aerating after you pitch your yeast?It's what I usually
    do, and it sounds like it's the incorrect thing to do...

  • Posted in thread: Ramping up Wyeast 1968 temp advice? on 01-15-2016 at 02:11 PM
    Ok, thanks for the info Cadi. I think I'll start ramping up on day 2.5Beer smith gave my recipe
    an FG of 1.020 which I thought seemed a little high so I mashed at 150 to hopefully get some
    more fermen...

  • Posted in thread: Ramping up Wyeast 1968 temp advice? on 01-14-2016 at 09:25 PM
    Hi all, I just brewed a brown ale yesterday (OG 1.060) and currently I have it in my ferm
    chamber at 66.I've heard this strain like a D-rest. How should I go about doing it? Right now
    it's bubbling a...

  • Posted in thread: How to check OG in a partial mash? on 01-14-2016 at 02:36 PM
    This worked perfectly. I found I was 6 points under my predicted mash OG so added an extra 1/4
    lb of dme to my recipe and got my 1.060 OG I was looking for.

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