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Posted in thread: Pitched yeast at 80 degrees then cooled to 58 degrees on 06-13-2015 at 11:47 PM
Had a tough go at it today with the high temps we're experiencing in the mid-Atlantic. My
immersion chiller just couldn't get the job done so I ended up pitching my yeast (WLP-001 cali
ale) at 80 degr...
Posted in thread: Dank's Cousin IPA (Pliny Spinoff) on 06-07-2015 at 07:32 PM
This is going to be my next IPA. I plan on brewing this beer next weekend and documenting the
process as I go with pictures. My goal here is to achieve a smooth bitterness with a ton of hop
Posted in thread: Anyone use a water chiller before a wort chiller? on 06-02-2012 at 03:01 PM
What I mean is do any of you use a chiller in an ice batch in between your spigot and your wort
chiller to really cool down the ground water? As the summer heat starts to beat down, cooling
the wort i...
Posted in thread: Body rejecting beer!!! Leaning towards low ABV (session) beers on 05-15-2012 at 12:43 AM
The point I was originally trying to make is that I once (5-10 years ago) could consume as many
as 12 light beers in an evening and then wake up and play football followed up with some
basketball the ...
Posted in thread: Body rejecting beer!!! Leaning towards low ABV (session) beers on 05-13-2012 at 09:50 PM
If you were drinking 4 or 5 beers every day, I can see what the problem is! Did you just try
cutting back? I'm over 60 and have discovered I just can't do what I did 30 years ago. I'm
probably the onl...
Posted in thread: Body rejecting beer!!! Leaning towards low ABV (session) beers on 05-13-2012 at 03:16 PM
I have been home brewing for 2 years now and I have made just about everything under the sun. I
used to really enjoy drinking the hell out of anything I made or anything thats sold in stores
for that ...
Posted in thread: Can you Brew It recipe for Terrapin Wake N' Bake Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout on 03-22-2012 at 09:35 AM
For those who attempted this beer, how did it turn out?
Posted in thread: Best beer selection in Midlothian VA (Richmond) on 03-16-2012 at 08:12 PM
I'm visiting a a friend in Midlothian va I'm trying a find a good place to pick up some
microbrews. Any suggestions?
Posted in thread: 48 hour lag time question? on 03-13-2012 at 12:27 AM
My starter is always right around 70. This one was a 2 liter starter that was made 18 hours
before pitching and was for a 1.051 gravity beer. The yeast I used was just over a month old
and was from a ...
Posted in thread: 48 hour lag time question? on 03-12-2012 at 11:22 PM
So I wrote yesterday about making a starter with washed yeast and then pitching only to find no
signs of activity 24 hours later. This morning (36 hours later) was much of the same, no air