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  • 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.

  • Posted in thread: Bottom broke out of carboy on 06-17-2014 at 02:41 PM
    Well... three months later the bottom just broke out of my 6.5 gal Northern Brewer carboy while
    2.5 days into fermenting my IIPA. It was sitting all by itself, hadn't been touched for 2.5
    days. Luckil...

  • Posted in thread: WLP565 Belgian Saison I yeast - Questions on 06-12-2014 at 06:37 PM
    When I used WLP565, I pitched at about 72F and let it free rise to 80F or so where it stopped
    rising on its own. So I put the ferm wrap around it and set it to hold 85F where I held it for
    several wee...

  • Posted in thread: City Water Report on 06-12-2014 at 04:23 PM
    Its not enough information to let you make any modifications, you need the total alkalinity and
    ph.Unfortunately the report doesn't show pH or alkalinity.Perhaps I was hoping that the report
    would rev...

  • Posted in thread: City Water Report on 06-12-2014 at 04:15 AM
    Is a city water report useful for determining your home's water quality? I know I could get a
    test done for my home's water, but that's pricey! My city's report shows the average and the
    max/min. Here...

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hop For a Pale Ale on 06-10-2014 at 09:36 PM
    I would keep it all cascade so you know what flavor/aroma it is contributing to your brew.