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  • Posted in thread: Low Attenuation - Can this IPA be saved? on 05-25-2014 at 02:32 AM
    OG: 1.056FG: 1.024 - too high, but it's been a month. Beer is obviously too sweet. Mashed for
    60 minutes at approximately 156 degrees. Fermented for four weeks at 65-70 degrees with Wyeast
    #1056. Beer...

  • Posted in thread: Biere de Saison on 05-18-2014 at 02:09 AM
    Yeast: WY3711Mash temp - ?148f for 75 min. Simple infusion.

  • Posted in thread: Biere de Saison on 05-18-2014 at 01:08 AM
    All of my recipes on HBT have won some level of award in contests and this one is no different.
    It was submitted to and older (19 yrs ) contest consisting of about 400 entrants. The beer was
    awarded s...

  • Posted in thread: Blue stuff coming out of the keg??! on 05-16-2014 at 03:49 AM
    I have kegged my first batch of beer! I've bottled for 5 years and still plan to do so but a
    friend of mine gave me a keg so I went for it. The keg had not been used in several years but
    appeared to b...

  • Posted in thread: Pre Boil Gravity Fine - Post Boil Gravity Low on 05-16-2014 at 12:22 AM
    Please understand, Beersmith is just a software tool and its results are theoretical. If YOU
    measured accurately, a 2 to 4 point difference is well within the expected outcome considering
    all of the p...

  • Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 05-16-2014 at 12:06 AM
    In the middle of the night you are awakened by the sounds of two cases of bottles exploding.

  • Posted in thread: Generations of the Same Song on 05-16-2014 at 12:03 AM
    I enjoy the new 'House of the Rising Sun' as well as the old....Yep, "The Animals" made some
    good vibes back in the day. But with the new tech, stuff can be awesome.

  • Posted in thread: Generations of the Same Song on 05-15-2014 at 11:58 PM
    My Gawd, as old as I am, and I still like the "I Monster" version better. I'll retire now to
    chastise myself. :)

  • Posted in thread: Man! I Love Saison! on 05-13-2014 at 03:40 AM
    Nice warm Sunday. Did some grilling for the SWMBO this afternoon and note sitting on the back
    patio enjoying the quiet evening with a nice cool breeze.Oh yes and enjoying my citra saison
    all afternoon...

  • Posted in thread: I used old hops on 05-13-2014 at 03:27 AM
    I presented a beer to a contest and was told I used old hops. They looked, smelled and tasted
    like fresh hops to me. But, who am I?Oh, the same beer was presented to another contest and
    took silver. W...