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Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2016? on 05-13-2016 at 12:49 PM
10 gallons IPA +10 gallons Bells Oberon Clone =8164 gallons
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping debate: to weight or not to weight on 02-18-2016 at 06:20 PM
I do the sanitized strainer bag on the outlet going into the keg as well. It is a quick and
easy way to ensure no hop debris makes it into the keg and clogs the dip tube. Clogged dip
tubes are a PITA!
Posted in thread: Imperial IPA Recipe critique? on 02-04-2016 at 04:06 PM
For great hop flavor and aroma in IPA/IIPA, a good rule of thumb is 1 oz. of hops/gallon in a
hopstand after flameout, and another 1 oz./gallon in dry hops. Adjust up or down to suit your
own tastes, ...
Posted in thread: Reflections On My 2nd All Grain Brew on 02-04-2016 at 01:09 PM
Overheating sparge water is a key, it is much easier to reduce the overall mash temp a couple
of degrees than to raise it. I heat the strike water 15-18 degress over target, add to the
cooler, let the...
Posted in thread: Questions about building an IPA grain bill on 02-01-2016 at 09:30 PM
My favorite IPA grain bill looks like this:82% 2-row10% Vienna3.0% Carapils3.0% Honey Malt2.0%
C20I mash low, at 148-150, and usually get 80%+ attenuation with US-05. With a SG in the
Posted in thread: Batches/Time Period Until I'm Not A Beginner? on 01-19-2016 at 06:43 PM
I am about 80 batches in, starting with extract kits on the stovetop and bottles, to my current
10 gal. AG system with kegs. I am still no expert, but I can make delicious beer that me, my
Posted in thread: Large Starters on 01-13-2016 at 02:05 PM
I struggled for awhile with the same issue, trying to find a large container that was cheap and
easy to use. I ended up getting a 5L Erlenmyer flask off Amazon for a little more than $50, and
it has b...
Posted in thread: experimenting with Brett in a Saison on 11-23-2015 at 11:11 PM
So after 3 months in the bottle, my experiment has yielded what I would call light Brett
character in this Saison. It will actually be a good beer to introduce the uninitiated to Brett
beers. The beer...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 11-23-2015 at 10:56 PM
10 gal. APA +10 gal. IPA +10 gal. Saison +10 gal. Imperial Stout25,078.5 + 40 = 25,118.5
Posted in thread: IPA Hop Blend - Looking for complimentary hops on 10-21-2015 at 06:46 PM
Simcoe and Amarillo both complement Citra well in my experience. Not sure you'll get much
contribution from Tetttenang with all of the high alpha American hops though.