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  • Posted in thread: How Long on Cocoa Nibs on 09-16-2014 at 02:18 PM
    I used 2.75oz directly into the secondary of a 3 gal milk stout. Left it for 2 weeks and was
    very pleased with the result. Bottled it with some espresso and the chocolate and coffee
    balanced very well...

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hopping with only primary fermenter on 08-30-2014 at 05:20 PM
    I dry hop, with pellets, directly into the primary. Although I wouldn't go by any timeframe.
    Check the gravity, dry hop after it's finished fermenting. If you're concerned with hop
    material when it co...

  • Posted in thread: High final gravity on 08-21-2014 at 08:03 PM
    It's only 4pts above BJCP (FG 1.012-1.024). I don't think it will make much of a difference.
    Post the recipe and fermentation conditions for the best responses.

  • Posted in thread: Sour beer not souring?? on 08-21-2014 at 04:22 PM
    Try mixing in some wheat extract next time. It will give the bugs more to eat.

  • Posted in thread: Mosaic IPA on 08-16-2014 at 01:15 AM
    I recently emailed a brewer at Lone Pint for insight into Yellow Rose's hop schedule and he
    scaled it down to 5 gal for me:.5 oz @ 60 min5 oz @ 30 min1 oz @ 15 min2 oz dry hop

  • Posted in thread: Modifying A Chest Freezer on 07-16-2014 at 01:41 AM
    Run the probe through the drain hole.

  • Posted in thread: Bottling Question... on 07-06-2014 at 01:44 AM
    If I bother with starsan I use a bucket, dip them, then use the dishwasher rack to drain them.
    Bottling with the bucket over the door of the dishwasher reduces spill clean up also. Honestly
    though, I ...

  • Posted in thread: Oatmeal Stout a good first try? on 06-28-2014 at 03:35 PM
    All you really need is a pot to boil it in. Doesn't even need to be huge. You can boil part of
    the wort and top off with water to your desired volume. old edition of John Palmer's book is
    available ...

  • Posted in thread: A lil help looking for a recipes... on 06-18-2014 at 11:27 PM
    Classic bittering hop in west coast IPAs. I use it or horizon usually.

  • Posted in thread: Rapid fermentation and Krausen gone on 06-18-2014 at 05:08 AM
    Primary fermentation can take place within a couple days, especially if fermentation temp is
    high. Post the recipe, along with fermentation temp and we'll get a better idea.