Last Activity:09-23-2011 1:12 AM
Posted in thread: WLP001/California Ale and Primary Ferment Temp on 07-06-2011 at 03:11 PM
If it's already underway you probably can't do too much to help the flavor profile now. You
will have good beer, but (in my opinion) this strain really shines when fermented in the lower
Posted in thread: What to brew next?? on 02-01-2011 at 06:04 PM
I'm a huge fan of something simple like...85% 2-Row7.5% 60L Crystal7.5% Dark MunichFor hops I
love Amarillo, Centennial, Simcoe, and Columbus. Go crazy with late additions for big time
aroma without o...
Posted in thread: What to brew next?? on 02-01-2011 at 04:34 PM
60 is a great temperature to do an IPA or APA, but be sure to do a diacetyl rest for 3-4 days
~70°F after fermentation.I recently took 1st out of 24 in the Wizard of Saaz in the IPA
Posted in thread: What to brew next?? on 02-01-2011 at 03:06 PM
I always like to work backwards based on your available fermentation temperature (assuming you
don't have a temperature controlled fridge or similar).What if your ambient temperature in your
Posted in thread: An Improved Method for Monitoring Mash Temperature on 01-28-2011 at 08:06 PM
The thermowell's are from Brewer's Hardware.I was interested to see that there were some
moments where the two probes disagreed by a considerable amount.In a more permanent
installation I will use the...
Posted in thread: An Improved Method for Monitoring Mash Temperature on 01-28-2011 at 05:01 AM
I want to share my method for monitoring mash temperature more accurately and with (arguably)
less hassle. I'm in the process of developing an automated HERMS brewing rig, as a preliminary
step I've c...