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Posted in thread: Any tips for culturing commercial yeast? on 06-22-2015 at 03:57 PM
I am currently doing the same thing. I got the yeast from an Oberon 6-pack.You will want to
start with low gravity wort to get them going. i am going to do something like this:Make about
a 0.5L starte...
Posted in thread: Off Flavor in IPAs on 06-10-2015 at 09:20 PM
The bad flavor is definitely medicinal or plastic-y, phenolic.I brewed the exact same batch
this past weekend, and treated all of the mash and sparge water with the proper amount of
campden. It is fer...
Posted in thread: Off Flavor in IPAs on 06-04-2015 at 07:21 PM
I have read up on some other posts, and I believe chloramines is probably the cause. I have
never used Campden tablets, other than for cider making, but it sounds like that would be a
great first step...
Posted in thread: Off Flavor in IPAs on 06-04-2015 at 03:04 PM
Just went on to post about the same issue, then found this thread. I made an APA a couple of
months ago with the same issue. Used filtered tap water, which has been fine for 50+ batches.
It is the sam...
Posted in thread: What's in your yeast wallet? on 04-26-2015 at 12:23 AM
1. Wy 3711 - my all time favortie brewing ingredient. Makes the best Saisons, and attenuates
like crazy.2. Bell's yeast - just cultivated it from an Oberon 6-pack a few weeks ago. Going to
brew an Obe...
Posted in thread: Critique a complex IIPA Recipe on 04-24-2015 at 01:41 PM
I'm not sure what hops you have on hand, or how easily you can get them, but my advice would be
to move all the additions but a fraction to very late in the boil, whirlpool, and dry hopping.
I have be...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 03-29-2015 at 04:04 PM
7237 +10 gallons Kolsch10 gallons Wit10 gallons APA10 gallons IPA =7277 gallons
Posted in thread: Galaxy, Citra, Amarillo Wheat IPA - Thoughts? on 03-27-2015 at 09:52 PM
I generally like FWH, and use them in place of 60 min. additions in my IPAs. It's a persoanl
taste thing.I also love some honey malt in my IPA's, go for that for sure.Recipe looks
delicious to me.
Posted in thread: Effect on efficiency when adjusting grain mill settings? on 03-27-2015 at 09:27 PM
Here is a pic of my first test grind at .037. Their is definitely more flour than I am used to
seeing.Anyone have any comments on how this looks?
Posted in thread: Saison Recipe Critique on 03-27-2015 at 08:26 PM
I think your hop profile looks great, I usually bitter with Magnum, high AA with no flavor
contribution, I would probably only use about 0.5 oz. in this recipe. I added 2 oz. of Nelson
at flameout, an...