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Posted in thread: Light IPA? on 11-08-2011 at 02:39 PM
I used to brew IPAs exclusively until I came up with this. I like it just as much as my 7% IPAs
and it's cheaper, faster to brew and has less alcohol and calories.6 lbs. extra light pilsen
Posted in thread: Switched the fermentation vessel, now what? on 10-27-2011 at 06:21 PM
I definitely didn't tighten the spigot enough; I'm always cautious not to overtighten it. I
think I leaned the bucket on the spigot and that's what started it. Oh well.I figured a little
extra oxygen ...
Posted in thread: Switched the fermentation vessel, now what? on 10-27-2011 at 03:50 PM
So I brewed a batch of pale ale last night and I used a bucket with a spigot on it for the
fermenter (yeah I know). Pitched the dry yeast as I normally do. This morning I woke up to the
Posted in thread: Carapils vs. carahell on 08-30-2011 at 09:36 PM
I have a blonde ale extract recipe that calls for 1 lb carapils for steeping grains and I
happen to have 1 lb of carahell on hand. Will substituting make a big difference in the beer?
Posted in thread: Brown threads on cones on 09-10-2010 at 04:53 PM
What are the brown threads on my hop cones? Should they be pulled off when I harvest?
Posted in thread: Steeping grains for my extract IPA on 07-16-2010 at 05:06 PM
I've brewed 7 or 8 IPAs in my short brewing career. My base recipe uses 8 lbs extra light DME
and 1 lb crystal 40L for steeping. I started out with all amarillo as the hops and have tried
to change ju...
Posted in thread: Help me name my brewery on 07-13-2010 at 04:36 AM
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Posted in thread: Help me name my brewery on 07-12-2010 at 09:02 PM
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Posted in thread: Hops still good after being left out? on 07-12-2010 at 04:21 AM
Smell them. If they smell cheesey, I wouldn't use them. I'm sure they've lost a little
potential, but they're still most likely usable.Literally like cheese? They definitely smell
like hops, maybe che...
Posted in thread: Hops still good after being left out? on 07-12-2010 at 02:34 AM
I left some hops out on the counter in my 70-75 degree basement for about a week. They were in
the foil package they came in which was folded over tightly at the opening but not completely