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Posted in thread: Zero late hop additions on 01-19-2014 at 04:45 PM
I'm dry hopping in three payloadsday 1: 1.5 oz of simcoe, 1.5 oz nelson, 1.5 oz galaxyday 4:
1.5 oz of simcoe, 1.5 oz nelson, 1.5 oz galaxyday 7: 1.5 oz of simcoe, 1.5 oz nelson, 1.5 oz
galaxyday 10: ...
Posted in thread: Zero late hop additions on 01-19-2014 at 04:05 PM
I'm going for lower and lower IBUs lately. I think this one is sitting around 35-40. To
clarify, it might be off style, but I'm looking for huge aromatics and less bitterness. The
plan for dry hopping...
Posted in thread: Zero late hop additions on 01-19-2014 at 03:02 PM
I'm a big fan of gigantic hop aromatics in my IPAs. My typical approach is to hop at the very
end of the boil, but not much before (other than for bittering) and then wait a week before
kegging to hea...
Posted in thread: Question about CaCO3 on 01-04-2014 at 05:12 PM
OK cool, thanks for the feedback. For anyone googling this in the future, the water report in
question is EBMUD for 2012, serving the SF east bay, San Leandro in particular.
Posted in thread: Question about CaCO3 on 01-03-2014 at 08:37 PM
I'm using the EZ Water Calculator spreadsheet to try to adjust my water. I'm trying to
determine what my Alkalinity (CaCO3 ppm) is, but my water report lists out two different CaCO3
Posted in thread: Brew Dogs... on 10-29-2013 at 06:25 AM
Watched the Colorado episode where they tried to brew using only the sun as a heat source. In
the mash they resorted to blasting rocks with focused sunlight until they got really hot and
then they thr...
Posted in thread: Stepping up Jolly Pumpkin and Crooked Stave dregs on 10-18-2013 at 04:21 AM
I'm curious about this. I've often wondered what the real value in harvesting dregs from your
favorite beers is. If the flavors you enjoy are products of lacto, pedio, brett, etc and you
harvest the d...
Posted in thread: Nelson Sauvin smash on 10-13-2013 at 08:57 PM
I don't want to let it sit too long, but I'm using a farmhouse ale yeast that I believe has
brett. Doesn't that take a bit longer to do its job?
Posted in thread: Nelson Sauvin smash on 10-12-2013 at 04:08 PM
Given this is a clone of 'Merica, I did a little more research on their process/recipe. The
Shelton Bros website mentions they add 3 lbs of Nelson Sauvin per bbl. Scaled down to a 5.5
gallon batch, th...
Posted in thread: Brew Dogs... on 10-05-2013 at 05:36 AM
this is just the beginning. Soon we'll have gordon ramsey in hell's brewery, screaming at the
contestants while they screw up their decoctions.