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  • Posted in thread: Where did the hops go? on 09-01-2016 at 12:21 AM
    I responded originally that I agreed with water chemistry and mash pH. Although I still think
    that's important my working theory is now oxygenation, even just the rigors of racking and
    bottling. I kno...

  • Posted in thread: Help identifying caps on 08-08-2016 at 10:28 PM
    Thanks! Usually get Destihl in cans but I remember the Adambier now. Not sure which Old
    Dominion I had but I do stumble into them often.I can finally relax and focus on filling the
    rest of the map :mu...

  • Posted in thread: Help identifying caps on 08-08-2016 at 01:41 AM
    So I have one of those wooden beer cap maps (awesome btw) hanging on my wall, and I can't for
    the life of me remember what breweries these two caps were from. Any help would be appreciated!

  • 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
    aroma what...

  • 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...

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