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Posted in thread: MPLS Request -- Borrow a Ball Lock Corny Keg? on 09-20-2013 at 07:01 PM
Hey all--I'm throwing an Oktoberfest party the weekend of the 28th (1 week from now). I'll have
6 beers on tap, but 2 of my 5 kegs are currently occupied!Would anyone from the Minneapolis/St.
Posted in thread: Infusions/Decoctions - Under 90 minutes on 04-15-2013 at 05:14 PM
So I'm brewing a Doppelbock tonight and have planned on a multi-temp mash schedule. I'm brewing
stovetop BIAB style with a pseudo stovetop sparge/steep (a'la Deathbrewer). I'm looking to
Posted in thread: New BeerSmith 2.1 – Just $21.89 on 04-13-2013 at 06:54 PM
Just ordered...I can't wait to use it! I'll have to spend an entire afternoon moving my recipes
from an online calculator to BeerSmith....
Posted in thread: Cascade Focused Ale on 04-12-2013 at 04:37 PM
Thanks, Yooper. I appreciate the help! I've now taken a look at mash pH and will make
adjustments for future batches. I've just finished a hoppy wheat beer (with both acid and salt
adjustments), so th...
Posted in thread: Cascade Focused Ale on 04-11-2013 at 07:08 PM
Yes--I probably went a little overboard on the gypsum--but it's still not overly
bitter??Looking at my water adjustments--my pH was 5.55 --a little high. But not by
much--should I be acid adjusting my...
Posted in thread: Cascade Focused Ale on 04-11-2013 at 05:22 PM
While I haven't requested a recent update on the water here in MPLS--our water generally is
very soft. Here's a profile from two years ago:Calcium (ppm)28Magnesium (ppm)6Alkalinity as
Posted in thread: Cascade Focused Ale on 04-11-2013 at 04:50 PM
DirtyOldDuck--I DO plan on brewing Da Yooper's House Pale ale with these hops. I've had great
success with it the last two times I've brewed it!Yooper--I've noticed that my FWHed beers are
much less b...
Posted in thread: Cascade Focused Ale on 04-11-2013 at 02:37 PM
So I've just received 2 pounds of Cascade leaf hops from a local grower here near Minneapolis
(Hippity Hops Farms). They are organic and look fantastic!I plan on using 1 pound
intermittently in variou...
Posted in thread: Keg Group Buy (30L - PKA Used) - Los Angeles on 03-22-2013 at 05:23 PM
I might be in--depending on the shipping cost.
Posted in thread: WLP 550 - Top Cropper? on 04-24-2012 at 03:09 PM
I used this yeast in a Blond recently and after 2 weeks there was still a nice cap of yeast on
top of the beer.Has anyone else noticed this top-cropping tendency in this yeast? Just curious
on this on...