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Posted in thread: "Hazy" ipa recipe on 05-26-2016 at 07:34 PM
Hopstand calculations are not scientifically well established. My advice is lower the stand
temp to below 80°C, where isomerisation doesn't occur. Plus ibu calculations don't factor
saturation. 1:1:1 ...
Posted in thread: "Hazy" ipa recipe on 05-26-2016 at 09:46 AM
Looks good. Imo too much oats, half it and use some flaked barley or flaked wheat in place. MO
is too strongly flavoured to use on its own especially with maris otter. Use maybe 50/50 with a
Posted in thread: Metabisulphite as an antioxidant on 05-26-2016 at 07:37 AM
Has anybody else used either sodium or potassium metabisulphite in finished beer to limit
oxidation and assist stability? I understand avoiding oxidation in the first place is of
primary importance ho...
Posted in thread: best dry hopping practices on 05-24-2016 at 07:45 PM
My hop torpedo rig, first time in anger this week. If this works out i will switch to a mini
keg and recirc between that and the main keg. 4oz of simcoe and 4oz of amarillo in that
Posted in thread: Characterful base malts for SMASH? on 05-24-2016 at 07:39 PM
Halcyon is a bit mediocre. Golden promise is great.Optic is nice if you can get it.Never tired
Posted in thread: What's your Favorite Hop Variety and Why? on 05-22-2016 at 05:18 PM
Mosaic, simcoe close second. Nelson is also good.
Posted in thread: Grapefruit IPA help on 05-22-2016 at 10:02 AM
I've found that the spiciness of rye adds an element reminiscent of zest in an APA/IPA. That's
a pretty simple addition that'll give you some extra bang!+1, just use a some amount like 7%,
Posted in thread: Grapefruit IPA help on 05-21-2016 at 04:47 PM
Comet remains me more of pineapple, it also has quite a dank quality to it.
Posted in thread: First time using candi syrup; need some assistance on 05-21-2016 at 04:45 PM
thank you for the info. I should have originally included that I am shooting for an OG of
1.090-1.095. I wanted something closer to 10%, as I have never brewed anything this big. His
efficiency is lis...
Posted in thread: First time using candi syrup; need some assistance on 05-21-2016 at 04:42 PM
I think pitching the right amount of yeast and ramping the temperature early, after the 1st 48
hours is going to be more significant with wlp0530. It needs to be babied to finish up, based
on my very ...