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Posted in thread: Carbonation question on 05-17-2015 at 08:30 PM
I primed the beer prior to bottling. The capper? They are tight, not leaking. Baffling isn't
it. I did find one theory that is interesting in higher ABV beers like IIPAs that sometimes the
yeast is no...
Posted in thread: Carbonation question on 05-17-2015 at 05:24 PM
Hi everyone, for batch #100...I went back to one of my old favorites, Russian Rivers' Hopfather
IPA. This is the clone recipe's link from this site for those interested: By the way, I've
had the ori...
Posted in thread: Help! How bad did I mess up? on 01-11-2015 at 04:49 PM
I brewed an IPA with whole leaf hops and everything went great until the siphoning to bottle
bucket. I couldn't siphon it with the hops, I tried three different siphons all of which worked
for other b...
Posted in thread: Outdoor brewing on 10-09-2014 at 04:06 PM
2 gallons an hour isn't all that high a loss rate. I usually calculate (and hit) 1.5 gallon an
hour.But the OP is talking about 5 gallons of loss. If he's boiling for 2.5 hours that what you
Posted in thread: Outdoor brewing on 10-09-2014 at 04:04 PM
How long are you boiling for? 5 gallons loss seems like a whole heck of a lot. Your maybe
boiling too hard to be losing that much.You OG must be off the charts if you are boiling off 2
more gallons th...
Posted in thread: Hopfather IIPA on 10-09-2014 at 02:32 PM
I am brewing the recipe for this beast of a beer from the Extreme Brewing book this weekend.
It's been a while since I brewed so I am going to do a 10 gal batch. I am really looking
forward to smellin...
Posted in thread: Outdoor brewing on 10-09-2014 at 01:18 PM
So I've noticed that when I brew outside, I experience phenomenal hop loss and the yields are
shockingly low.For example, a recent IPA yielded just 3 gallons of bottled beer after 8 gallons
of wort wa...
Posted in thread: Opaque beer and finings on 04-22-2014 at 12:03 AM
Hey,Quick question…I'm looking to bottle a beer that just isn't profiling with the clarity I've
come to expect. I'm going to be bottle conditioning and I know I can clean it up that way…to a
Posted in thread: Three Floyds Zombie Dust Clone on 02-02-2014 at 03:41 PM
Just finished my fourth round with this recipe…phenomenal.I brew with some guys who are beer
travelers, Santa Rosa, Seattle, Paso Robles, Chico--we've got great beer experience in our
inner circle--I ...
Posted in thread: Big question! on 01-01-2014 at 07:39 PM
I would first suggest that you check with your state alcohol regulatory folks to make sure
that's legit to do. Each state is different and some won't allow you to give away home brew at
an event where...