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Posted in thread: Hill Farmstead Edward Hop Schedule on 02-28-2014 at 01:09 AM
Well 85 is probably calculated and not measured. Utilization gets tricky when you put hops in
the whirlpool. It's also widely accepted that late boil hops offer a softer bitterness. Edward
Posted in thread: A Tribute to Hunahpu on 02-27-2014 at 01:45 AM
Yeah mash thick and use more water to sparge. By boiling longer you can sparge more so a longer
boil will help you extract more sugars as well.
Posted in thread: Toppling Goliath pseudoSue - Can you clone it? on 02-27-2014 at 01:42 AM
I've used citra in a hop-back several times - I've yet to experience a flavor like I get outta
psue. I'm thinking 2 things - first, they maybe chilling their wort down to 170 before throwing
in their ...
Posted in thread: Toppling Goliath pseudoSue - Can you clone it? on 02-25-2014 at 01:22 AM
Ah nice!! Damn I wonder what special magic they are using to get such flavor!
Posted in thread: Toppling Goliath pseudoSue - Can you clone it? on 02-24-2014 at 11:10 PM
Just had this beer for the first time - it was amazing! But, it doesn't taste like any all
Citra beers I've had before...is it confirmed that this is a single hopped (at least for
flavor/aroma) Citra ...
Posted in thread: Hill Famstead Abner Clone on 02-23-2014 at 08:31 PM
I was always under the impression he had a higher ratio of chlorides over sulfates in his beers
- that's why their bitterness isn't sharp and the mouthfeel is slick/creamy.Glad to hear the
Posted in thread: Founders "Black Biscuit" Old Ale - My attempt at a clone... on 02-19-2014 at 05:07 PM
Well, personally I haven't ever gotten a satisfactory oak flavor from the chips when compared
to using cubes - I've only used chips twice. Both times, the flavor was very one-dimensional.
Posted in thread: Founders "Black Biscuit" Old Ale - My attempt at a clone... on 02-18-2014 at 05:39 AM
I would stick with your original idea. I dot like wood chips at all
Posted in thread: Founders "Black Biscuit" Old Ale - My attempt at a clone... on 02-07-2014 at 05:18 PM
I wouldn't use any yeast found in the Curmudgeon - that beer is high alcohol and the yeast that
are in it are likely unhealthy and would probably make for equally poor yeast if you grew them
Posted in thread: can i make beer blue? on 02-07-2014 at 07:55 AM
You all realize blueberries make beer purple right?