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Posted in thread: 'Middle' Boil Times For Hops? on 10-22-2016 at 05:14 PM
True, but in general terms its not a bad approach. I wouldn't want try dumping 4 oz of Mosaic
in at 40 and expecting huge aroma instead of an IBU bomb.
Posted in thread: 'Middle' Boil Times For Hops? on 10-22-2016 at 01:47 PM
I find I get wonderful noble hop flavors from a 60-minute addition alone of Hallertau and zero
late hops.I've noticed this too with Hallertauer. Subtle, but there and with a nice depth to
Posted in thread: Bottle Cap Sizing on 10-22-2016 at 04:24 AM
I've started saving Belgian and Trappist bottles for future use with high gravity Belgians. I
have Westmalle, Zinebir, Affligem and a couple others... all European. Funny thing is they all
seem to hav...
Posted in thread: What can I make? Recipe design help on 10-21-2016 at 09:34 PM
All of those grains together would basically give you a lighter coloured kitchen sink brown
porter. Use some of your Premiant for bittering and your EKG @ 15. Mash high, add your
preferred yeast and b...
Posted in thread: Cats on 10-21-2016 at 08:38 PM
The brew cat.
Posted in thread: Cats on 10-21-2016 at 08:37 PM
Posted in thread: BIAB Mashing Out on 10-21-2016 at 08:35 PM
I get too much heat loss during mash if I use my 10 gallon kettle, so I mash indoors in a 5 gal
pot (less headroom and increased thermal mass). Towards the end of the mash I raise 4 gallons
to 170 in ...
Posted in thread: 'Middle' Boil Times For Hops? on 10-21-2016 at 08:18 PM
You pretty much have it down if you say 60 minutes: bittering, 15 minutes: flavor, < 5 minutes:
aroma. You can get aroma at 15 and flavor at 0 as well though. Basically the times change based
on the c...
Posted in thread: Feedback on Saison on 10-19-2016 at 01:30 AM
I brew a lot of saisons and tried darker saisons using. either caramel malts or dark syrup.
They really did not do much for me. Sound good on paper but meh in reality. Caramel malts just
do not do it ...
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 10-19-2016 at 12:03 AM
So my keezer took a crap and I've been using my fermentation chamber freezer to serve. Same
setup just no collar for taps. Currently using picnic taps. Well I was down to one keg and had
to ferment so...