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Posted in thread: Pound O' Hops: Imperial IPA Recipe on 12-19-2014 at 06:13 PM
Hey Chum, I typically boil off about 1.75 gallons per hour, lose about 1 quart in the mash tun,
and 2 quarts in the kettle, though with 10 oz of hops, this will probably be more.My volumes
Posted in thread: Pound O' Hops: Imperial IPA Recipe on 12-19-2014 at 05:55 PM
I am going to try this recipe in a couple weeks with 1 lb. of hops in a 6 gallon batch, though
I expect to lose a lot of wort and hope to end up bottling 5 gallons. I created this based on
Posted in thread: Big Bruiser's Imperial IPA on 12-04-2014 at 07:55 PM
I would recommend going for a lower final gravity on an Imperial IPA to meet the style. You can
get there by lowering the crystal percentage, mashing lower, and possibly use some cane or corn
Posted in thread: Black Rye Pale Ale in Barrel: what BJCP style? on 12-02-2014 at 03:39 PM
I have a black rye pale ale going into a bourbon barrel that I want to enter in a BJCP
competition. Without the barrel, I would enter as 23A Specialty beer because of the carafa and
rye added to the 1...
Posted in thread: Ginger Ale Kegged on 10-23-2014 at 02:37 AM
Batch 2:Heat 4 gallons water to 180Juice:10 lemons2 oranges36oz gingeradd to wateradd 3#
sugarstir, cover, steep 60 minssiphon kegchill in ice bathrefrigeratepressurize to carbonate
Posted in thread: Ginger Ale Kegged on 10-23-2014 at 01:05 AM
Well, it was good! We kicked the keg yesterday and got ingredients for another batch. This time
I will try to juice the ginger and use some oranges with a sack of lemons. Off to clean the
Posted in thread: Ginger Ale Kegged on 09-07-2014 at 11:38 PM
Update 9/7: turned out pretty good. Extremely spicy at first!
Posted in thread: Ginger Ale Kegged on 08-30-2014 at 07:49 PM
Well, it's in the keg. The most difficulty I had was siphoning so I just picked up the pot and
poured it through a strainer and dumping the pulp intermittently. I poured about 2 cups of
dregs into a q...
Posted in thread: Ginger Ale Kegged on 08-30-2014 at 05:25 PM
Thanks for the insight, y'all! Food processing seemed to work, but I probably should have
peeled the ginger as the skin bits are floating. I will be socking the siphon and sending it
through a straine...
Posted in thread: Ginger Ale Kegged on 08-30-2014 at 02:08 PM
I embark on this experiment today. 14 lemons since we ate one this week and upping sugar to 4#.
Hopefully the chopped ginger won't be too much of a hassle.