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Posted in thread: safety first... on 12-16-2014 at 05:29 PM
This is good to know. I just got my system working, and I will surely to the PM as Jaybird
Posted in thread: What yeast for an IPA? on 12-14-2014 at 04:25 PM
I really like wlp060 for my IPAs.I agree. WLP 060, which is a blend of WLP 001/WY1056
(California Ale-Sierra Nevada strain), WLP 051/WY1272 ( Anchor Ale strain) and Anchor Steam Cal
lager strain. Make...
Posted in thread: India Red Ale on 12-11-2014 at 01:36 AM
Timbrewz, I just read your HBT writeup on developing this recipe. Thanks for sharing. This beer
sounds great. I like your pic too, great movie.Thanks Helly, if you peruse this thread you will
find a l...
Posted in thread: Dumping undercarbed / no carb bottles in keg on 12-10-2014 at 12:36 AM
This will work fine. I did it with both an imperial stout and a cider over the years. No
problems as long as you purge the keg with CO2 and dont splash at transfer.
Posted in thread: India Red Ale on 12-09-2014 at 05:10 PM
Hey P.O.P, I like the "Un-f*^c-up-able" comment! I agree- all that malt and hops just always
seem to make a good beer regardless of any imperfections in process.Wow, you have some
interesting grains t...
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping Pliny the Elder on 11-28-2014 at 06:05 PM
You can remove the dryhops from the keg at any time if you think that you are getting enough
hop aroma or if the flavor is too much like sucking on a wet hop. I keep them tightly sealed in
a hops bag ...
Posted in thread: Oatmeal Lager? on 11-23-2014 at 12:02 AM
Winter is here and my basement is going to be the perfect place to brew some lagers Looking for
some non traditional recipe ideas. Anyone ever heard of an oatmeal lager? Wondering if it would
Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder - Missed OG by A Few Points - Advice Needed on 11-22-2014 at 05:36 PM
I'd leave it. That said, I have added dextrose or sucrose to fermenting beers to dry them out
with success. If you do choose to add sugar, dissolving in a small amount of water will help
prevent a pos...
Posted in thread: Yeasts for Festival Father Hooks Best Bitter kit on 11-22-2014 at 05:01 PM
+1 for Wyeast 1968 or WLP 002. Both are from Fuller's brewery in London, the home of the
archetype British bitters.
Posted in thread: Thoughts on my recipe - Blond Ale? on 11-22-2014 at 04:39 PM
As above, I would drop or decrease the body building grains (carapils and flaked barley) and
keep IBU at 20 or so. Here is the recipe I use and it is very good