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Posted in thread: The Most Frustrating Problem Ever...I want to shoot myself. on 10-25-2012 at 02:36 AM
Isn't autolysis pretty much a non-issue in the homebrew world under normal conditions? Also,
what type of infection would inhibit fermentation? I can't think of one. If there was an
infection those th...
Posted in thread: Would love a 2nd look at my IPA recipe & Water profile - first timer on 04-07-2012 at 08:45 PM
So your 1.7% sauermalz addition would have taken you to, theoretically, 5.6 - 0.17 = 5.43.But
then residual alkalinity would have been -200'ish. I know RA can be negative, but in all the
stuff I've re...
Posted in thread: Would love a 2nd look at my IPA recipe & Water profile - first timer on 04-07-2012 at 07:59 PM
Its unlikely that the acid malt was needed. Was the mash pH checked? I've got the feeling that
the beer may be a little tarter than expected, but it should be still good.We actually left the
Posted in thread: Would love a 2nd look at my IPA recipe & Water profile - first timer on 04-07-2012 at 04:42 PM
Melanoidin in an IPA is blasphemy!This is a maltbill for one of San Diego's best IPA's. Given
to me by the owner of Alpine Beer Company. This recipe that was created for his beer was
actually a play o...
Posted in thread: What's an infection look like in the bottle? on 03-18-2012 at 09:00 PM
Jax19- wow, I'm glad I decided to re-read an old topic, otheriwse I would have never seen your
reply. Well after that last infection in 2008, I've never had another infected batch and I
think there ma...
Posted in thread: Would love a 2nd look at my IPA recipe & Water profile - first timer on 03-16-2012 at 06:28 AM
Hi fellas, this is the first time we've made an IPA using built up DI water. We usually just
use Arrowhead Mountain Spring, and we've made kick ass beers (from saisons to IPA's) with that.
But this on...
Posted in thread: Help with IPA grain bill. on 03-15-2012 at 04:34 AM
My opinion is going to be based on my California (san diego specifically) IPA tastes. DRY DRY
DRY with VERY MINIMAL "SWEETNESS" IN THE BACKGROUND. ok I'll stop shouting. I follow Vinny
Posted in thread: Cold crashing and keeping oxygen out on 08-11-2011 at 06:25 AM
Well I must say I don't think the foil over the carboy while cold crashing affected much, beer
turned out pretty good!
Posted in thread: Beer tasting in Las Vegas? on 08-10-2011 at 03:33 PM
I totally agree with this statement. The best Big Dogs is the Draft House (the original) on
North Rancho Drive.and I totally agree with that.
Posted in thread: Cold crashing and keeping oxygen out on 08-10-2011 at 04:36 AM
It was a pale ale about 5.8% using centennial and ahtanum in about equal amounts. 2.5 gallon
batch, used 4oz of hops total (2oz of dry hopping). They were fresh, got them at ballast point