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Posted in thread: My First "What do you think" recipe - Amarillo Chinook IPA on 01-31-2015 at 12:06 AM
You can never go wrong with Amarillo, one of my most favorite hops ever. You could literally
mash a turd, and boil it with Amarillo and have a great beer!
Posted in thread: Maybe beer brewing is not for me! on 12-23-2014 at 06:01 PM
Yeah, if you pitch your yeast at a low temperature (65F) and allow the yeast to start working
in cool wort and rise the temp on their own it will give the beer a cleaner taste.But as
unionrdr had ment...
Posted in thread: Maybe beer brewing is not for me! on 12-23-2014 at 05:35 PM
How warm is your wort when you pitch the yeast? That is one thing I learned when I first
started brewing beer, if its to warm when you pitch it gives your beer a sour vinegar taste.
Posted in thread: Problems with strike temps on 12-21-2014 at 08:44 PM
Usually your strike temp is 11-12 degrees higher than your mash temps. You should always pre
heat you mash tun before hand with a gallon of hot water so heat loss isn't so bad. If you are
Posted in thread: Coopers European Lager in the fermentor on 12-20-2014 at 08:46 PM
No you should use a suitable ale yeast for your stout, not that some stouts may have a lager
yeast depending on style. Home brewing is all about experimentation. Washing a packet of dry
yeast might no...
Posted in thread: Coopers European Lager in the fermentor on 12-20-2014 at 03:44 PM
2 weeks is nothing, I've left my lagers on the yeast cake for 3 months without any issues.
However when I secondary my lagers I leave them for another few months usually. Best lagers are
the ones that...
Posted in thread: US Golding hop question on 12-17-2014 at 03:03 AM
Absolutely, most brown ales are not over 40 IBU and typically more malty than hoppy. Cascade
are more of a fruity hop, and Goldings have a bit of an earthy spicy taste. Depending on style
of brown, it...
Posted in thread: US Golding hop question on 12-17-2014 at 02:32 AM
Sure will, won't be the same as cascade, but will still be a very good hop. US Goldings are a
bit earthier than cascade.
Posted in thread: Floaters... on 12-17-2014 at 01:51 AM
Unless its got a sour smell, I'd say its just yeast.
Posted in thread: Storing starter wort on 12-13-2014 at 02:02 AM
+1 to freezing it, works perfectly.