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Posted in thread: Help! How bad did I mess up? on 01-11-2015 at 03:49 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 02:41 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 06:39 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...
Posted in thread: Big question! on 01-01-2014 at 01:38 AM
Happy New Year,I have been asked to brew for a small cancer benefit--in the past I have donated
money to the cause, this year I told them I would brew 10 cases of beer for them (5 or so
Posted in thread: Party Pig on 08-30-2013 at 06:46 PM
Hi everyone,Quick question. I'm really getting tired of bottle washing. I'm not quite ready to
completely abandon bottles, but I would like to be able to bottle less. I don't have the cash
to start go...