Last Activity:12-02-2013 8:13 AM
Posted in thread: Much Higher OG Than Anticipated on 07-31-2013 at 02:47 AM
I ran a recipe through Beersmith and it gave an OG of 1.066. After doing my BIAB, my reading
was 1.076.I'm guessing my mash temps weren't on par and gave me a bit more sugar than
calculated. My techni...
Posted in thread: Better Hop Utilization on 07-12-2013 at 02:52 PM
Also, do you add the hops straight to the kettle or use a bag or some sort of device? That can
also have a negative impact on utilization. I do use a hop sack. I'd be hesitant to tweak a
recipe to muc...
Posted in thread: Better Hop Utilization on 07-12-2013 at 02:36 PM
We sort of touched on that earlier. Right now that is what I'm sticking to. I will try the
recipe again and up my bittering hops. Not sure whether I will do more bittering hops or find
one with a high...
Posted in thread: Better Hop Utilization on 07-12-2013 at 01:26 PM
I wonder if the hops were old. Did you smell them? If your beer tastes cheesy they are old. How
were they stored?The beer tastes good. Nothing wrong there. They are sealed hops from
Brewmaster. I keep...
Posted in thread: Better Hop Utilization on 07-10-2013 at 05:47 PM
The Northern Brewer and Centennial were the bittering hops in the recipe. I didn't comment on
this because, at first glance, the recipe looks good on paper. Usually 1.5 oz of relatively
high AA hops a...
Posted in thread: Better Hop Utilization on 07-10-2013 at 02:10 PM
Hello - I am new to this forum as well to brewing. I started with extract back in October and
two months ago finally switched to all grain using the BIAB method.Anyways I did an all grain
batch where ...
Posted in thread: Ritebrew.com? on 06-17-2013 at 12:53 AM
Same as above. I know this is an older post but since I order from them regularly I thought it
would be good to give them my endorsement. Items ship out super fast. I've only tried two of
their kits b...