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Posted in thread: Effects of ferm temp on taste and Torpedo IPA on 08-08-2012 at 11:38 PM
Hi,So last night I enjoyed a Sierra Torpedo IPA and it struck me that it seemed to share taste
similarities with some of the flavors I taste in Belgian's that I've tried. So I filed that a
way for fut...
Posted in thread: FWH/recipe feedback? on 06-27-2012 at 05:40 PM
Hi, I'm making an AG pale ale Friday. I've been reading up on FWH and am going to try it for
the first time. I've read some different things about the effect of FWH, and am wondering if my
Posted in thread: Am Red recipe 2 - Balanced? on 12-23-2011 at 05:06 AM
Hi, this is version 2 based on feedback I received last week. My main question from the
experienced is does this appear to be balanced hop/malt? Any other feedback appreciated.
Posted in thread: How many MLTs leak? on 12-19-2011 at 05:53 PM
I thought about the seepage inside issue. But I think, if I remember correctly, at the spot
where the seal is there is no access to the insulated part. I seem to recall that the plastic
Posted in thread: AmberAle Hop Combos on 12-18-2011 at 11:23 PM
Okay, here's a revision after doing some reading: Est ABV: 4.9 %EE%: 62.00 %Batch: 6.50 gal
Boil: 8.93 galBT: 60 MinsIngredients:------------Amt Name Type # %/IBU 12 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row)
US (2.0 SRM)...
Posted in thread: How many MLTs leak? on 12-18-2011 at 07:22 PM
Thank you, it's good to not be alone in the world! Can't wait to try it out and see if I can
raise my efficiency with better temperature control.
Posted in thread: How many MLTs leak? on 12-18-2011 at 05:39 PM
I just did the 10gall Rubbermaid conversion found on these pages. I now know I overtightened.
When I searched "over tighten" while adjusting, I only found posts saying their results were
tight and unm...
Posted in thread: AmberAle Hop Combos on 12-18-2011 at 05:32 PM
Hmm, good point about Amarillo. I've only used it in combination with others in IPAs/PAs. Citra
I've found to be very tropic/grapefruity. I thought Amarillo might be less so. Regarding
bittering, the ...
Posted in thread: AmberAle Hop Combos on 12-18-2011 at 04:26 AM
I'm aiming to make a red that is moderately hoppy, somewhat fruity/floral, but reasonably
balanced. I already use the Columbus/Cent/Cascade for my pale ale, and I have a very sweet dark
amber. Hoping ...
Posted in thread: Question for users of cooler tuns on 12-11-2011 at 05:00 PM
Thanks for the replies. Here's a little additional info.My actual test first involved 3 gallons
and no blanket and I lost over 15 degrees. I then reheated the 3 gallons to 165, closed the
lid. Heated ...