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Posted in thread: If you Could Only buy One Beer at the Local Market on 07-23-2016 at 01:00 AM
Boneyard RPM. Better than both Plinys, better than Bell's, better than Firestone Walker. Those
are all fantastic, but when you live in Bend you gotta be true to the home team.
Posted in thread: Has anyone ordered direct from Concord before? on 07-10-2016 at 06:02 PM
I have 3 80qt kettles that came from eBay, but it's just another front for the Concord store so
it's no different, I'm pretty sure. I also ordered two of their new false bottoms direct from
Posted in thread: HBT ONLY Fathers Day Sale - 20% off at Nor Cal Brewing Solutions on 06-15-2016 at 03:09 PM
Father of 4, dying for a false bottom and a hop blocker. Now could be the time! Happy Father's
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2016? on 06-15-2016 at 03:01 PM
+12 gallons, Citra/Simcoe/Amarillo DIPA. 10511
Posted in thread: Does anyone else dislike US-05? on 06-09-2016 at 10:13 PM
I am trying to narrow down a bad bready/yeasty taste in my l last few brews and I think I've
identified US-05 as the culprit. I never had a misstep with Notty but when I switched (to make
a SNPA clone...
Posted in thread: Fermenting Timeline Question on 06-02-2016 at 06:19 PM
As the old saying goes, airlock activity is not a reliable indicator of yeast activity. The
larger batch size could lead to a longer lag phase for the yeast, especially if you used the
same pitch amou...
Posted in thread: Hello from Oregon on 06-02-2016 at 06:07 PM
Welcome from Bend! Care to provide any details on your brewing setup? What exactly is a "hybrid
Posted in thread: SMASH recipe: toasting grains=cheating? on 06-02-2016 at 06:05 PM
According to the International Single Malt And Single Hop Certification Society, Rule
72.543(C)(2)(f)(iii), sub-paragraph xp-67(b), intentionally toasting any portion of the malt
disqualifies a beer f...
Posted in thread: Leaving hops in fermenter? on 06-02-2016 at 04:56 PM
You could have extracted extra bitterness from the hops by not cooling fast enough. Many
brewers depend on a hopstand, a period of time after the boil where the wort temp remains above
180F. Doing thi...
Posted in thread: Leaving hops in fermenter? on 05-31-2016 at 06:36 PM
Bitterness won't happen without isomerization (which doesn't happen without high temps), so you
might be tasting "grassiness" or just the vegetal hop flavors from a long soak. Or it might
just be the ...