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Posted in thread: Jersey Homebrew Showdown on 05-08-2012 at 11:46 PM
Has anyone heard anything about this? Did I just lose a bottle?I just got a call today. The guy
sounded upbeat in the VM he left, but I haven't spoken to anyone yet. And after reading this
thread I'm ...
Posted in thread: Simcoe IPA on 03-22-2012 at 03:36 PM
I very much want a "grapefruity" IPA, but can not get Simcoe in my area. Can anyone recommend
alternatives?I got fresh simcoe hops from should be able to as well. I just brewed an
outrageous simcoe ...
Posted in thread: Founder's Double Trouble Clone on 03-22-2011 at 09:37 PM
I never had DIPA left over on my nightstand.
Posted in thread: Stone XI Anniversary Clone on 03-06-2011 at 07:59 PM
Actually, there really is no sub for the piney notes of Simcoe. I recenty was told that Sam
Calagione from Dogfish bought them all up. Might not be available for a while.
Posted in thread: The Raging B*tch and El Diablo on 02-24-2011 at 11:27 AM
Made this a while ago (6/2010) and it came out great, although it was not the same. Mine was
better! ;-)Tried to get the Ardennes, but it wasn't available. Would like to do this again with
Posted in thread: Fermentation can take 24 to 72 hrs to show visible signs. on 02-13-2011 at 09:49 PM
ps I have a California Ale yeast in my pocket right now! Brewing an IPA on the deck.
Posted in thread: Fermentation can take 24 to 72 hrs to show visible signs. on 02-13-2011 at 09:48 PM
Like the title says, 48 - 72 hours. Some take less. Any more than 72 is usually not a good
sign. That's not to say you'll end up with undrinkable beer, but you typically want your yeast
to get to work...
Posted in thread: All Grain - Off flavors on 02-05-2011 at 10:57 PM
The other thing is, my wife is a little obsessed with turning the heat up and down and I rarely
have a well maintained temp in the house, but I don't think the range is enough to do what I'm
Posted in thread: All Grain - Off flavors on 02-05-2011 at 10:56 PM
Actually, now that I read this (thanks Clonefarmer), I realize that it all started when I began
getting lazy and batch sparging. Here is what clued me in. I will try going back to my old
Posted in thread: All Grain - Off flavors on 02-05-2011 at 10:35 PM
I have been brewing for like 3 or 4 years. I quickly made the move from partial and extract to
all grain as I am (or was) a culinary professional and felt that using extracts was kind of
cheating. My ...