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Posted in thread: Anyone use WLP051? on 07-24-2012 at 02:25 AM
Get yourself a chest freezer and a temperature control ( Johnson or Ranco & go digital) and
you'll never look back. Total control of temperature during fermentation is really key. You can
also cold cr...
Posted in thread: Simcoe IPA on 11-25-2011 at 10:50 AM
I always make it a rule that my 5 gal. batches end up as 5.25 gals. in the fermenter. You'll
lose some due to sediment come bottling time. Call it greed. You should have used less priming
sugar. I use...
Posted in thread: Simcoe IPA on 03-06-2011 at 01:33 AM
Single infusion mashMash Temp: 15210.25lbs 2-row.5lb Carapils.5lb Crystal 40.5lb Crystal 901oz
Simcoe @ 11.9% 30mins.5oz Simcoe @ 11.9% 20mins1oz Simcoe @ 11.9% 15mins.5oz Simcoe @ 11.9%
Posted in thread: Hail Simcoe on 03-05-2011 at 04:32 AM
I love those damn hops so much, my dog's name is Simcoe. FTW.That's a great dog name. My kids &
wife are on me...I get to name it...just brewed my 2nd AG brew: Simcoe IPA. WOW! It won't last.
Posted in thread: Simcoe IPA on 02-05-2011 at 12:21 AM
The only things i will tweak are i will do a 90 min boil as i am told and have read that the
extra boil time will remove unwanted tannins and grainy flavor. I will also use Whitelabs
California Ale 00...
Posted in thread: Simcoe IPA on 02-04-2011 at 11:58 PM
Brew day tomorrow. Doing your recipe, my second all grain brew. Ready for another 8 hour fist
fight.:drunk: I'll let you know how it turns out.:mug:
Posted in thread: Conical Fermenter Dump Schedule on 09-03-2010 at 01:31 AM
Bought a conical and was wondering if the more experienced fermenters could advise when to dump
and/or harvest. I do not intend to harvest my first batch (baby steps). I use a sanitized 5
Posted in thread: AHS California Steam Anyone? on 12-14-2009 at 01:12 AM
2 weeks in the bottle? I'll probably be using cooper's carb. drops, half might go into a pig.
Posted in thread: Anyone try the Brewer's Best Seasonal? on 12-13-2009 at 03:51 AM
My first and probably last (because of comparison, others seem fresher, no shelf time) brew was
Brewer's Best Irish Stout. It took about 40 hours for the ferm. to start, I was freaking out. I
knew I d...
Posted in thread: AHS California Steam Anyone? on 12-13-2009 at 03:39 AM
Okay, I've read up on it and know it's deal. (it's all about the yeast y'all) My question is a
little more vendor specific. The Austin Homebrew Session Beers, short ferm time, quick to the