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Posted in thread: My 2-time gold winning American IPA on 05-22-2016 at 05:14 PM
I don't dry hop because it always gives me hazy beer....and it doesn't seem to drop with
time.Re the IBUs, I used a hop sock for the 30 min hops (so I guess the his limited the
bittering a bit), but I...
Posted in thread: My 2-time gold winning American IPA on 05-18-2016 at 07:48 PM
Just wanted to add to the commendations. Brewed this 2.5 weeks ago. I dumped the hops at flame
out rather than dry hop. It's in the keg, clearing and well carbed. It's a cracking drop. Will
Posted in thread: Shambles!!!! Please help!! on 06-18-2011 at 09:27 PM
It's an interesting point. Guess I need to find a club or something. I need to taste really
good beer from extract to be convinced...but having said that loads of people do extract brew
and they can't...
Posted in thread: Shambles!!!! Please help!! on 06-18-2011 at 07:28 PM
Next batch on the boil, an all grain Timothy Taylor Landlord clone, and what a difference a
batch under your belt makes. Mash and sparge went text book, no slow flow...temps bang on.
Hurrah for brewin...
Posted in thread: Help with John Smith's Bitter on 06-16-2011 at 08:29 PM
Sorry mate misunderstood, thought he was brewing it in uk....not missing it and brewing it in
Canada. Makes a lot of sense now......I'll shut up :o)
Posted in thread: Help with John Smith's Bitter on 06-16-2011 at 08:18 PM
Aye can't argue with your logic sir. To be honest though it's about 50p a can....gotta be as
cheap to buy the real thing.
Posted in thread: Help with John Smith's Bitter on 06-16-2011 at 05:38 PM
As a Brit I'd have to ask "why?". John Smith's is a bit like the Coors light of English bitter.
With so many cracking ales to clone why JS? Sorry aware this isn't overly helpful, but I am a
Posted in thread: Shambles!!!! Please help!! on 06-12-2011 at 06:45 PM
I mean everything I've ever brewed has always had a slight flavour that identified it as home
brew. My theory has always been that this was extract, it was worse with the basic kits, and
better with a...
Posted in thread: Shambles!!!! Please help!! on 06-12-2011 at 03:29 PM
An update....just racked to secondary for cold crashing. Worth secondary as still had most of
hops etc in there. The good news is it's down at 1.008 (maybe a touch less) and tastes good.
Finally I hav...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Kölsch on 06-12-2011 at 03:20 PM
Chose this as my first AG...you can read about my shambles of a brew day on the beginners
forum....I have just racked it to a secondary for cold crashing and it still remains very very
cloudy. Is this...