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Posted in thread: oxidized hops on 11-02-2013 at 09:20 AM
I recently keg hopped my IPA with 2 oz of centennial not knowing that the hops were oxidized. I
went to work for 12 hours and came back to get a drink and the beer was horrible. The taste was
Posted in thread: Why does recipe call for gypsum? on 08-08-2013 at 11:53 PM
You don't need no stinking gypsum.
Posted in thread: Fermentation after carbontion on 08-05-2012 at 05:44 AM
usually under the correct circumstances when a beer finishes it is in fact finished fermenting.
unless of course you were experiencing a stall. also some yeasts will attenuate more than
others. how lo...
Posted in thread: Fermentation after carbontion on 08-04-2012 at 09:59 PM
My DIPA started at 1.077 and finished at 1.020. I dry hopped it and the aroma and flavor are
fabulous, but a little too sweet. I decided to keg and carbonate. I'm debating on making a
small yeast star...
Posted in thread: Old Grain? on 07-13-2012 at 02:36 PM
I had a 55 lb bag of milled 2 row that was in a hot garage for about a year and brewed 4
batches with it (5 gallon each). The only thing I lost was mash efficiency (60%), so I just
added more grain th...
Posted in thread: How long do crushed grains hold up on 07-03-2012 at 09:03 PM
My crushed grains have been sitting in a garage in Florida for about a year. I brewed last
month and the beer came out with no problems.
Posted in thread: Great improvement in efficiency. on 05-10-2012 at 08:51 PM
I wonder which method of sparging would be best to get the most yield?
Posted in thread: "I'm broke / leftover ingredients" recipe ideas wanted on 05-08-2012 at 07:32 PM
Go for it, but add more hops. You got a nice IPA there. I made something similar to that and
was happy with the outcome.
Posted in thread: terrible tragedy on 05-08-2012 at 07:29 PM
That's a bummer man. If it was a glass carboy, that's a MAJOR bummer. That's one of my bugaboos
Posted in thread: Almost expired yeast - big starter or stepped up? on 05-08-2012 at 07:23 PM
I wouldn't go that crazy on a yeast starter for a gravity of 1.052. You should be fine with a
smaller starter. A starter is just going to give you peace of mind that your yeast are healthy
and to give...