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Posted in thread: Bourbon County Stout clone attempt on 01-03-2014 at 03:18 PM
Adding sugar won't raise the FG as it is mostly fermentable. It'll just create more alcohol.
Try adding something unfermentable like lactose or maltodextrine if you want to raise the FG.
Those will al...
Posted in thread: Putting my brewing on hold on 08-12-2013 at 02:42 PM
I just recently built out some proper fermentation control. This summer, my apartment has been
between 65 and 89 degrees, the latter being during a heat wave.I'd gotten pretty good with a
Posted in thread: Mash and boil pH on 08-07-2013 at 01:30 PM
Yeah. Apatite formation. :)Over my head, but cool to read about
Posted in thread: Mash and boil pH on 08-06-2013 at 03:29 PM
In regards to adding Gypsum to the kettle, would adding Calcium Chloride ostensibly provide the
same benefits?Since taking more of an interest in my pH, I have realized better efficiency and
Posted in thread: Buffalo NY group buy? on 07-24-2013 at 03:01 PM
Grain buy is full due to all 200 lbs of my 2 row from last time going moldy. I will send out
info tomorrow!It all went moldy? That sucks!I'll keep an eye out if this buy gets extended to
more, but I'm...
Posted in thread: Northeast US trip soon, what beers to look for? on 06-28-2013 at 02:05 PM
Yeah! I have a friend that lives just beyond Hoosick Beverage. I always stop in there while
visiting - they have a fair amount of stuff that you can't otherwise find in Upstate NY, like
Jester King an...
Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 06-27-2013 at 03:22 AM
I havent tried a carbed sampled of the Trois version, but it was noticeably different then the
Conan batch. The reason I did this experiment was because I felt the same as you as far as the
Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 06-26-2013 at 01:53 PM
Just throwing out a weird observation:I brewed an all-Citra IPA with Conan a few weeks ago.
Pretty simple grist, lots of Citra @ flameout and dry. Fermented at 62-63. It came out insanely
fruity with ...
Posted in thread: Hill Farmstead Mimosa Clone? on 05-31-2013 at 01:53 PM
Unfortunately no photos of the Mimosa brew on FB or their website. There is a gallery of them
brewing Friendship & Reunion, which had blood orange, but no mention of ICU's and the amounts
in the photo...
Posted in thread: Hill Farmstead Mimosa Clone? on 05-30-2013 at 03:43 PM
Yep, that sounds about right...1000 ICU = 1 gm/litre. 1 gal contains 3.785 litres. 5 gal is
18.925 litres. Therefore ~19 grams would be 1000 ICU, so to hit 500, you need roughly half that
- 9.5 gm.The...