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Posted in thread: fresh hops on 09-15-2015 at 01:27 AM
If they're still wet, right off the bine, you'll need to use about 4-5x as much. For dried you
can the same amount as usual but I usually only use mine for late additions because you won't
know the al...
Posted in thread: Issues with both Brewsmith and Brewer's Friend Apps on 07-03-2015 at 07:10 PM
I haven't used the Brewers friend app but if it's like brewpal you can hook your iPod to your
computer and in iTunes under the iPod section click on apps scroll to the bottom of the page
and you'll se...
Posted in thread: 2nd Generation Yeast Shows Stratified Layers on 06-09-2015 at 07:55 PM
That looks to me like a little bit of trub from your starter wort. Personally I wouldn't worry
Posted in thread: Maybe I Just Suck at Brewing Light Ales on 05-19-2015 at 11:37 AM
Did you add any nutrients to your reverse osmosis water? RO is like distilled water there's
nothing in it. I don't have the knowledge to tell you what additions to make but there are
plenty of people ...
Posted in thread: What did I do wrong? on 03-25-2015 at 11:09 AM
That's what I'm thinking too. Oh well, beer should be around 4.5% which is fine by me. Re:
sparge pal, would you include rice hulls in the grain amount?I have and I haven't in my recipes
(I've added t...
Posted in thread: What did I do wrong? on 03-25-2015 at 03:46 AM
Those volumes seem fine for a 4 gallon batch. I use brewpal, made by the same guy, and it does
a good job of estimating strike and sparge volumes.As far as your gravity goes, if you have
Posted in thread: Is it pronounced trub or troob? on 03-05-2015 at 12:21 PM
I grew up south of the Mason-Dixon Line and I say troob. It just sounds better and it's easier
to pronounce. (I would put a rockin smiley face here but I'm in the app)
Posted in thread: Hops I don't understand on 02-27-2015 at 02:41 AM
Belma makes a nice pale ale especially with a little citra late in the boil. I made it several
times back when when hops direct was selling them for $5 a pound.
Posted in thread: 40 point fluctuations between pre and post boil on 01-26-2015 at 12:17 PM
If water can get into your hydrometer then it won't be accurate you'll have to get a new
one.Your preboil Gravity should be lower than your expected starting gravity. As you boil, your
beer will becom...
Posted in thread: Does dry yeast produce less esters at high temperatures??? on 12-31-2014 at 10:06 PM
Was that 72 degrees room temperature or fermenter temperature? If room temp your actual
fermentation temp was likely much higher than that.