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Posted in thread: IBU question on 04-16-2009 at 07:58 PM
Not only that but the formulas to calculate bitterness begin to break down at around 100 IBUs.
Posted in thread: MW: American Horn of Hops,anyone? on 04-05-2009 at 04:58 PM
I love the American Horn of hops package. Lot's of good relatively new hops to experiment with.
If you do a lot of APA's or IPA's this is a really good package.
Posted in thread: When to add honey to boil? on 03-29-2009 at 06:34 PM
Here's an article I found on the subject that was interesting.Washington Winemaker » Blog
Archive » Making Mead: Testing the controversy over boilingNice link. That would seem to
support my argument (...
Posted in thread: When to add honey to boil? on 03-28-2009 at 04:27 PM
From How to Brew: "Honey contains wild yeasts and bacteria, but it's low water content keeps
these microorganisms dormant. Honey also contains amylase enzymes, which can break down larger
sugars and s...
Posted in thread: Late Extract Method Question on 03-23-2009 at 08:52 PM
So I listened to the podcast, here is a rough transcript of the relevant part (about 36:30 in
the linked podcast).Another thing you mention in your article, we have been trained through
Posted in thread: Late Extract Method Question on 03-23-2009 at 03:13 PM
Again, hops utilization is independent of the gravity of the boil. The common estimation
formulas get this wrong, but you won't actually get higher IBUs by doing extract-late (though
your software mig...
Posted in thread: Late Extract Method Question on 03-22-2009 at 04:59 PM
I wouldn't worry too much if I was brewing a stout or wheat beer, but I do a lot of IPA's and
APA's with a lot of late hop additions and this seems like a good way to maximize hops
Posted in thread: Late Extract Method Question on 03-21-2009 at 04:35 PM
If you are going to add the extract at 15 min. You should stop your timer, and start it back up
when you get back to boiling.So if I do this is there anything I need to do to account for how
Posted in thread: Late Extract Method Question on 03-21-2009 at 03:25 PM
I don't see any real problem with this but I would boil up water in a pot and mix the DME in
there instead of in the fermenter. The water will be much hotter and you will not be scratching
Posted in thread: Question about hops and IBU's on 03-21-2009 at 03:14 PM
I would recommend listening to Jamil's Imperial IPA show. It has a lot of good information
specifically about hops additions.PodcastDirectory | Episode: Imperial IPA - The Jamil Show