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Posted in thread: Off Flavor in IPAs on 11-11-2015 at 10:09 PM
Haha. Not sure how I got some in Philly but that beer won't make very good impressions. I have
good brewing water, which if not ideal for an IPA, should be close enough to make a solid beer.
I wrote o...
Posted in thread: Off Flavor in IPAs on 11-11-2015 at 01:51 AM
Funny you mention this because you just revived this thread, and tonight I had a Funky Buddha
More Moro which I dumped cause it had the same awful taste as my stupid homebrewed IPAs. No hop
Posted in thread: If post mash SG is good why check the OG? on 09-30-2015 at 08:44 PM
I'm not really following the logic in the previous two replies. You are correct. I check after
mash to make sure things went well and so I can make any adjustments with dry extract if
desired. I also ...
Posted in thread: Damn the Man Black IPA on 09-11-2015 at 11:16 PM
Anyone on the boards who has brewed this and confirm I can use the normal -Carafa? :mug:I'll
actually answer your question. I asked the original question about Special vs Regular, but I
did not brew t...
Posted in thread: First Recipe, Is This Hop Schedule/Recipe Good? on 09-02-2015 at 11:11 PM
That all may be true, but I have to disagree with your suggestion. IBUs are quantifiable and
until you have lots of experience, it's all you have to go by. It's his first recipe. What if
he likes the ...
Posted in thread: First Recipe, Is This Hop Schedule/Recipe Good? on 09-02-2015 at 12:39 PM
No something is wrong. I'm not home to verify but assuming you input the boil times and alpha
acids correctly the only other variable would be gravity of the wort, which could be trickier
to figure ou...
Posted in thread: Would you skip the starter for Wyeast 3711 Saison? on 08-26-2015 at 05:36 PM
and Palmer include pitching rates in their recipes. There is no number a calculator can spit
out that is "correct" for every beer. Sure it's a good starting point, but Mr. Malty puts you
at 30 perce...
Posted in thread: Would you skip the starter for Wyeast 3711 Saison? on 08-25-2015 at 09:46 PM
Pitching the "proper" amount of yeast just because an online calculator says so seems a tad
bogus to me. These calculators are just estimates first of all and secondly they do not take
into account th...
Posted in thread: Low ABV ... whyyyyy on 08-25-2015 at 12:52 AM
Yea we need some more information on your brewing process. The fermentation temperature is
Posted in thread: Cold beer carbonates faster than warmer beer? on 08-12-2015 at 01:59 AM
I have to imagine he is talking about cold crashing in the keg. The CO2 tank provides constant
pressure to the keg (I'm pretty sure?!), regardless of temperature, so cold liquid will absorb
the CO2 mo...