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Posted in thread: Summer Citrus Wheat on 07-13-2015 at 03:36 PM
One more update. I kegged this last week and it's pretty well carbed now. Still no
melon/strawberry after the dry hop. It has a mild citrusy overtone, but nothing in particular
stands out. One flavor ...
Posted in thread: Any means of circulating wort past immersion chiller? on 07-02-2015 at 03:44 PM
Just have to be careful of hot side aeration with direct stir methods. I considered this a few
months ago and went with a morebeer counterflow chiller instead. I can cool a 6 gallon batch
from 180F to...
Posted in thread: Summer Citrus Wheat on 07-02-2015 at 02:59 PM
Just an update. After 10 days in primary, the FG is 1.013. Second generation Yeast Bay
Northeast Ale, FWIW. Has a subtle citrusy flavor from the orange zest, but I'm not getting any
of the melon/straw...
Posted in thread: Solo in Chicago for one night - where to go? on 06-26-2015 at 08:08 PM
So I find myself solo tonight in Chicago. I'm here for 5 days with others, but on my first
night tonight, I'm alone. It's my first time visiting Chicago. Where would you guys (and gals)
go for dinner ...
Posted in thread: My worst homebrewing disaster so far (advice, please) on 06-21-2015 at 04:06 PM
1. Dropped a 5L glass flask full of starter wort on the tile floor on the main level of my
house. Glass shards embedded in sticky wort went far and wide. This happened 5 minutes before
SWMBO came home...
Posted in thread: Summer Citrus Wheat on 06-21-2015 at 02:49 PM
I brewed a version of this yesterday. For some reason my efficiency was way off. I have a 15
gallon mash tun and I think I need a certain critical mass of grain in order to achieve my
usual 90%+ effic...
Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 06-18-2015 at 06:14 PM
I would say bobbrews post #2967 (should be page 297) is the best at this point.I'll try this
one with my next HT go around. I have done the Vegan clone twice and it's excellent, but not
quite HT. The ...
Posted in thread: Howdy from Maine on 06-18-2015 at 05:59 PM
Hi Dave!I live in Hampden and have been brewing for about 2-3 years now. I got started with a
simple kit purchased at the Farmhouse, but outgrew that quickly and ultimately built a clone of
Posted in thread: Hull Melon Pale Ale Help on 06-18-2015 at 11:01 AM
I'm a little biased against it, but I would think the Vermont ale yeast with such a fruity hop
would come out good, but a bit one note.I did a bunch of recipes with Conan a year or two ago
and it real...
Posted in thread: Hull Melon Pale Ale Help on 06-17-2015 at 10:17 AM
Thanks for the update. I think I'll add Amarillo to the mix for some added depth.