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Posted in thread: Brew Cave on 04-12-2009 at 09:17 PM
Cool brew cave. I am envious Do you use the upper room for brewing?
Posted in thread: Making a kayak for my wife on 07-16-2008 at 11:49 PM
Really cool! I have wanted to build a kayak using that tech. Here is one I built a few years
ago using a George Dyson Baidarka design: has a aluminum tube frame covered with nylon skin.
Posted in thread: ALERT: Pliny the Elder in bottles!!! on 07-11-2008 at 04:18 AM
From RR web site:Pliny the Elder & Blind Pig IPA BottledWell, we finally have run every piece
of equipment in the new brewery, actually, we bottled Damnation a couple of weeks ago on our
new (used) fi...
Posted in thread: Big hop flavor with 1/3 the hops on 07-06-2008 at 01:46 PM
Puney, I like the sounds of your technique...I'll have to try it with a future IIPA.One
question: You mention that the gelatin drops some of the grassy flavor out of the brew and that
Vinny adds his t...
Posted in thread: Big hop flavor with 1/3 the hops on 07-06-2008 at 05:16 AM
Would you be willing to share with us a detailed procedure of what your current hop tea
practices are?From what I've read it sounds like this1: Sanitize Hot French Randall2: Add 2
shots of vodka3: Fil...
Posted in thread: Big hop flavor with 1/3 the hops on 07-03-2008 at 03:00 PM
Dry hopping or using the Hot French Randall creates a haze and a bit of grassy flavor. The
French press and the gelatin both use hot water, so I combine both into one procedure. It adds
the hop flavor...
Posted in thread: Big hop flavor with 1/3 the hops on 07-02-2008 at 09:38 PM
I made another Double IPA about three weeks ago and I dry hopped in last week with the Hot
French Randall. I added gelatin with the tea and it was fit to drink in about three days. I
have cut down to ...
Posted in thread: Pictures of your Hop Babies/Hop Photo Thread on 06-07-2008 at 07:06 PM
Hops are doing pretty nice. I planted a total of 44 rhizomes. Some I have had to replace with
new ones. All of the big ones are Jumbos.
Posted in thread: Big hop flavor with 1/3 the hops on 06-05-2008 at 09:41 PM
Any updates?I added gelatin with the hop tea and I sped the process up quite a bit. It took
about two days to finish out the beer. I drew a couple of pints of cloudy-green sediment off
the bottom of t...
Posted in thread: Big hop flavor with 1/3 the hops on 05-18-2008 at 02:11 PM
Depending on how much hops you used, you may need to use gelatin to clarify. I get pretty
impatient and like the beer to be clear fast. My next experiment will be to add the hop tea and
the gelatin at...