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Posted in thread: Temp to high for yeast propagation? on 11-11-2013 at 11:07 PM
Did you find that 076 strain was a slow starter?
Posted in thread: Dry hopping a wheat ale on 07-06-2013 at 02:09 AM
I've also done it with galaxy. Both are great dry hop varieties.
Posted in thread: Dry hopping a wheat ale on 07-06-2013 at 01:53 AM
I make a Citra wheat from time to time. It's really good. Use an American wheat yeast, low
bittering and dry hop with Citra. An ounce is good for me.
Posted in thread: Boilover on new patio on 06-23-2013 at 05:31 PM
I've had a boil over or two on my patio. Rinse with a hose when it happens. You'll never know
it happened. It only burns onto hot surfaces like the burner. Rinses right off of everything
Posted in thread: On Deck, Belgian Strong Blonde...any tips? on 05-11-2013 at 07:45 PM
There's two ways to add your sugar. In the final 15 or so of the boil. Or, after primary
fermentation has slowed, like after high krausen. I usually do the latter. Boil it up in a
little water, cool i...
Posted in thread: On Deck, Belgian Strong Blonde...any tips? on 05-11-2013 at 01:33 PM
I'd ditch the carapils all together. Up the Vienna and I don't see any sugar. Belgians have a
dryness and lighter body that comes from sugar. I'd lower the Pilsner and get about 10-15%
simple sugar in...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping a wheat? Am I crazy? on 05-11-2013 at 01:14 PM
I've done quite a few and they are tasty. As others said, American Wheat yeast and stick to
citrus hops. I've made very good wheats dry hopped with Citra and Galaxy. I keep my bittering
hops, usually ...
Posted in thread: New Albion Ale clone on 05-05-2013 at 12:35 PM
I brewed this up yesterday. LBS didn't have 013, so I went with Notty. I considered using 02
that I had in the fridge.I'll have to order the Albion strain, this is a fantastic Summer beer.
Posted in thread: Getting Tropical/Dank Hop Flavor in a Pale Ale on 06-03-2012 at 05:07 PM
When made an all Citra brew, it was most definitely grapefruit. Not much tropical about it.
Posted in thread: Belgian Leffe Brune Recipe on 06-01-2012 at 10:12 PM
Yeah, not nearly as common as the blonde, but it's here. Enjoying one as I type.