Last Activity:06-22-2016 3:18 PM
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Posted in thread: Hops and strawberry plants, bad mix? on 06-22-2016 at 02:25 PM
Hi all, my 3rd (or 4th year, I can't remember) plants look like Swiss cheese now. I introduced
some strawberry plants to the garden box where my hops are planted and wondering if anyone knew
for sure ...
Posted in thread: What is this thing eating my hops? on 06-01-2016 at 02:14 AM
Cool, thanks for the ID. I'll keep on spraying...
Posted in thread: What is this thing eating my hops? on 05-31-2016 at 09:23 PM
Hi all, my 3rd or 4th year (I can't remember;) hop plants' leaves look like Swiss cheese.
Grrrr.Here are a couple pics of who I think the culprits are, since I saw a bunch on the
bines.Any idea what t...
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...