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Posted in thread: First BIAB attempt this weekend. I assume my pot is too small. on 05-04-2016 at 06:49 PM
Is mash efficiency a concern with using much less water? Or does sparging do well enough to
rinse out the sugars from the grain?
Posted in thread: Critique: Summer Orange Blonde Ale on 05-04-2016 at 03:27 AM
Looks like a good Summer brew. Maybe use California Common yeast 2112 or a Kolsch yeast to add
to the clean crispness, and keep the temp toward the low side. Amarillo will give more orange
Posted in thread: Critique: Summer Orange Blonde Ale on 05-04-2016 at 01:39 AM
I'm attempting to make a nice, crisp, refreshing blonde ale for summer. Think Blue Moon with
slightly less orange flavor and a little more hoppiness.Grains:7lb Pale 2-row1lb Honey
malt0.5lb Crystal 15...
Posted in thread: Recipe Request: BarrelHouse Sunny Daze on 05-04-2016 at 01:08 AM
I shot them an email, hopefully they'll give me a little more insight.
Posted in thread: Recipe Request: BarrelHouse Sunny Daze on 05-03-2016 at 01:47 AM
This beer is from a small craft brewery on the central coast, CA, right down the street from
Firestone. Because of this, I haven't been able to find a clone recipe. Their website also
doesn't say a wh...
Posted in thread: Orange Peel in Primary? on 07-24-2014 at 04:43 AM
I made a blue moon clone and used 1/2 oz of bitter orange peel in the boil with 15 minutes
left. I tasted it yesterday, 2 weeks after pitching, and there is not enough orange flavor.
Will it hurt to a...
Posted in thread: Hydrometer Won't Float! on 06-17-2014 at 08:25 PM
Tilt the tube until the hydrometer lets go of the wall. I have to hold the tube and constantly
adjust the angle to keep it off of the wall while I read it.
Posted in thread: Bottom broke out of carboy on 06-17-2014 at 04:35 PM
Not to say that better bottles cant break because im sure they can, but I would defiantly
rather deal with 5 gallons of beer on the floor over 5 gallons of beer on the floor while im
heading to the ho...
Posted in thread: Hop spider and flamout hops on 06-17-2014 at 03:30 PM
Last weekend was the first time I used a hop spider. How am I supposed to use it with flameout
hops? I dumped in the flameout hops and stirred them inside the hop bag for a minute, then
proceeded to c...
Posted in thread: Bottom broke out of carboy on 06-17-2014 at 03:27 PM
I suppose I got a bad batch of carboys. Having both 5 and 6.5 gal carboys break, on their own,
after maybe 5-6 uses, is just ridiculous not to mention downright dangerous.