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  • Posted in thread: Loosing CO2? on 06-06-2012 at 12:03 AM
    If you have already tried checking for leaks using the soapy water trick, you may have a bad
    gauge. Do you have a lot of head space in your keg?

  • Posted in thread: Firestone Walker Wookey Jack Clone Attempt on 06-05-2012 at 11:57 PM
    I'm also curious to hear how this turns out. I will ask a few questions at my LHBS next week
    and get back with you. They are pretty good at working on clones.

  • Posted in thread: Secondary Fermenter on 06-03-2012 at 07:04 PM
    Nice post, thanksThis is good info. When dry hopping in secondary, would a 6 gallon carboy be
    ok or would you move down to a 5 gallon?

  • Posted in thread: Just bottled my first batch... on 06-03-2012 at 06:51 PM
    Be sure to keep at least a beer or two for later on down the road. It's fun to compare your
    very first batch to let's just say batch #10 or so. Happy brewing!

  • Posted in thread: Aroma Hops? on 06-03-2012 at 06:44 PM
    I may try adding gypsum to my next batch. I'm thinking of using about 1tsp at the start of the
    boil for a 5 gallon batch. Does anyone have any experience using gypsum when trying to sharpen
    the bitter...

  • Posted in thread: Aroma Hops? on 06-01-2012 at 01:16 AM
    Magnum is a great bittering hop. Try increasing your dry hop, and maybe move some of the 10min
    addition back to flameout.What's your water profile look like?I was told by my local home brew
    shop that ...

  • Posted in thread: Aroma Hops? on 06-01-2012 at 12:43 AM
    What varieties of hops have you tried? What actual aroma are you looking for? What type of
    bitterness?What yeast are you using? Some yeast varieties accentuate the malt character of a
    beer lessening t...

  • Posted in thread: Aroma Hops? on 06-01-2012 at 12:40 AM
    Might be the water.would you recommend trying reverse osmosis water for a clean slate?

  • Posted in thread: Aroma Hops? on 06-01-2012 at 12:39 AM
    Thanks for the good info. The last batch I brewed was a 5 gallon batch that had a hop schedule
    of:1 oz Magnum 60 minutes1 oz Perle 30 minutes3 oz Cascade 10 minutes1 oz cascade at flameout

  • Posted in thread: Aroma Hops? on 06-01-2012 at 12:10 AM
    I really enjoy the hop aroma on an IPA. I have been brewing for a couple years now and I am
    having a hard time achieving that nice bitterness aroma in my pale ales. I have tried using
    various types/am...