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Posted in thread: Secondary Fermentation - To Rack or Not to Rack on 04-20-2014 at 05:41 PM
I have been racking to secondary since I started homebrewing several years ago, with only one
infection (and I am fairly sure it was not the secondary). Probably starting next batch I will
Posted in thread: Devil's Backbone 8 Point IPA on 08-24-2013 at 10:15 PM
They may just be my favorite brewery. IPAs usually arn't my first choice but I do really like
this one. I love the Vienna lager and the Turbo Cougar blonde bock.Yeah..not a huge fan of the
Posted in thread: My Stirplate... Cheap and Easy Build... on 08-24-2013 at 08:18 PM
I had a few parts on hand but somehow broke the damned computer fan when I was fooling around
with it. Everything was already soldered in place too. So I had to spend an extra $12 on a new
fan and cut...
Posted in thread: Cheap booze in the airlock - What's your brand? on 08-24-2013 at 07:58 PM
Been thinking about doing this myself. I will probably go with some cheap vodka. Not that any
very small amount of any spirit will necessarily be evident in your beer (if it somehow got
down in there)...
Posted in thread: Blueberry in secondary made base beer bitter on 08-24-2013 at 07:08 PM
My brother brewed a beer and added blueberries in the secondary. Had some similar problems. To
me, they don't much (good) flavor to anything...cept pancakes
Posted in thread: Hops for an end of summer IPA on 08-24-2013 at 06:37 PM
Used Horizon for a bittering hop in an APA and it was a really nice clean bittering. Never used
it as a flavor/aroma addition.
Posted in thread: Oceania IPA on 08-24-2013 at 04:25 PM
Thanks for the tip on the UnionJack Clone Stone. Looked it up and the 145F to 155F mash step is
an interesting technique. I would like to try that sometime. Unfortunately right now I use a
Posted in thread: Devil's Backbone 8 Point IPA on 08-22-2013 at 12:17 AM
I have been a little underwhelmed by their IPA, but its not bad by any stretch. May try to pick
some up fresh soon. My office just moved 5 minutes away from their Outpost Brewery in
Lexington.Let us k...
Posted in thread: Oceania IPA on 08-21-2013 at 11:08 PM
I think I have a base recipe. Holidays are coming up so malt profile is very similar to SN
Celebration. Never brewed a Black IPA so added a little bit of Carafa....going for a good
holiday IPA with so...
Posted in thread: Oceania IPA on 08-11-2013 at 06:02 AM
I think I have read that Galaxy/Simcoe is a good comboI think I am looking for a fruity bomb on
the nose with this one...not sure what hops to use where and what hop to bitter with. After