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Posted in thread: Sour not souring on 10-08-2015 at 06:44 PM
So yeah, I'll try completely unhopped next time I guess. I figured since it only came in at 3.6
IBU it would be alright, but maybe not.I was bitten by the hop bug twice in lactobacilli sours.
Posted in thread: Contamination from Dry Hops? on 10-08-2015 at 05:29 PM
...And make sure ALL of those hops get wet as the isomerized alpha acids and alcohol will help
sanitize those hops for you. The pictures sure make it look like the topmost hops aren't even
wet - still...
Posted in thread: 15' of tubing and only foam! on 10-08-2015 at 05:31 AM
Not if it's over carbonated.And you want 7/16" OD tubing on the liquid side.
Posted in thread: Pros/Cons of BrewEasy Versus BIAB? on 10-07-2015 at 07:22 PM
Others have mentioned the chore of needing an extra bucket but I just don't see how that is an
issue. I normally have a bucket for things that drip like my mash paddle so it isn't really an
Posted in thread: Pros/Cons of BrewEasy Versus BIAB? on 10-07-2015 at 07:07 PM
I've always thought the upgrade to a false bottom would be fantastic so I'm shocked to hear you
need an extra layer or two of protection with a false bottom.I suspect the extra layer(s) are
to simply ...
Posted in thread: Contamination from Dry Hops? on 10-07-2015 at 03:37 PM
Any tips?Don't drink it; dump the batch; don't make the same mistake again. At least, that's
what I would do.Edit: I should clarify why I would dump. It's the furry, fuzzy, hairy, fungus-y
look that i...
Posted in thread: 2015 BJCP import on 10-07-2015 at 02:21 PM
Kind of. The thing is that when you first made a recipe it may have been made to certain
guidelines (BJCP 2008) for example where it fit pretty well, whereas if you changed it's style
to an updated ca...
Posted in thread: 2015 BJCP import on 10-07-2015 at 02:02 PM
I believe you have to do it one-by-one.
Posted in thread: Disappearing dry hop flavour - HELP! on 10-06-2015 at 07:26 PM
the hoppier ales I produce go from fantastic to boring within a short period... I'm talking
days here and not months. the first few pints from the keg are really fantastic to drink.
They're like pure ...
Posted in thread: Pros/Cons of BrewEasy Versus BIAB? on 10-06-2015 at 06:52 PM