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Posted in thread: Basic IPA with all Belma on 02-24-2013 at 12:14 AM
Kegged the beers a 3 days ago and carbonated. Had a couple of friends over while brewing today
and pulled out the beer for them to taste. One liked the Belma only, and the other liked the
Posted in thread: Basic IPA with all Belma on 02-13-2013 at 04:35 PM
Beersmith calculated the OG to be within the guidelines at 1.056, i think I messed up the mash
a little because normally I hit the calculated OG fairly closely.The additions were at the
beginning of b...
Posted in thread: Basic IPA with all Belma on 02-11-2013 at 06:10 PM
I let the first dry hops sit for four days, now have split the batch into 2.75 gal each, then
dry hopped with an additional 1.3 oz of Belma in one and 1.3 oz Cascade into the other.Here is
my tasting ...
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2013 Big Giveaway! on 02-05-2013 at 01:21 AM
Add me to the list, please.
Posted in thread: A few Qs about going Electric on 02-01-2013 at 11:43 PM
With only an on-off, I think you will have problems. I have had a couple of boil overs with my
5500 watt element, and when I shut off the element, the boil stops instantly (and the boil
over). If I di...
Posted in thread: Basic IPA with all Belma on 01-30-2013 at 11:37 PM
I got a couple of pounds of Belma hops from Hops Direct, so I'm trying a basic IPA (low ABV so
I can drink more) using grains on hand and single hopped with the Belma to decide how best to
use these n...
Posted in thread: help needed silicone o rings on 01-30-2013 at 11:17 PM
Posted in thread: Vissani Fermentation Chamber on 01-17-2013 at 03:04 AM
For a heat source I have used wet/dry heating pads wrapped around the carboy and held in place
with elastic bands for years. Like this. My shop gets below freezing in winter and I find that
set on lo...
Posted in thread: Need two "D" spears -drop in with retainer ring. on 01-04-2013 at 10:17 PM
I need two spears of the drop in type with split retainer ring for 15.5 gal Sanke keg.
Posted in thread: Draft block/damper on hood exhaust ducting? on 12-23-2012 at 04:58 AM
I am using a 6 in duct (actually a sidewall thimble in place from a wood stove chimney), so a
dryer flap won't work. All the sealing vent caps I have found are really flimsy, light weight,