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Posted in thread: Midwest's Simply Beer IPA on 08-22-2016 at 06:38 PM
Got a couple more weeks bottle conditioning for this one. I added a lb of wheat DME and dry
hopped with 2 oz Simcoe. Should be great!
Posted in thread: DME vs. LME on 08-22-2016 at 06:33 PM
Being an extract brewer, I find DME makes a much much better beer than LME. One of the best
Pales I've ever drank was a DME brew...6 lbs pilsen light DME8 oz crystal 404 oz maltodextrin1
oz Columbus (...
Posted in thread: To Trub or Not to Trub on 08-15-2016 at 12:33 PM
Don't sweat that, it's a good question. I follow the brulosophers method to a T. I transfer all
the trub into the fermentor, after fermentation is complete, cold crash and fine with gelatin.
Posted in thread: Extract vs All grain.... on 08-13-2016 at 10:29 PM
If it ain't broke don't fix it. Extract is limiting and more expensive, even in bulk. Some of
my beers I can push as low as 20 cents per bottle (but usually closer to 30 cents per bottle).
Of course, ...
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping time? on 08-12-2016 at 06:42 PM
I dryhop for 3-5 days generally, unless time gets away from me and it ends up being more like
7.My experience is that I get a really nice hops "punch" by dryhopping at room temperature for
3-5 days an...
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping time? on 08-12-2016 at 06:12 PM
This isn't the original article I read, but it is still interesting. He dry hopped one for 11
days and the other for 2 days. total of 19 people participated in this xBmt including multiple
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping time? on 08-12-2016 at 06:00 PM
I'm still a bit of a novice, but I read a study where it says you are going to get the bulk of
your aroma in 3-4 days. After the fourth day, you aren't going to get much more out of the
hops.I'll see ...
Posted in thread: How Much Simcoe to Dry Hop on 08-11-2016 at 02:51 PM
Simcoe's one of my faves, but I find it pairs nicely with Mosaic (fruity) Columbus (dank/piny)
and/or Centennial (flower/citrus). I did an all-Simcoe DH and it was in your face "Christmas
Tree." I lik...
Posted in thread: How Much Simcoe to Dry Hop on 08-11-2016 at 01:07 PM
Seems a fair amount, and I've do it before.3 oz should plenty though, here in nz our packets
normally come in 3.5oz (100g) packs, so I normally do that.I've read that Simcoe puts out a
pretty strong a...
Posted in thread: To Trub or Not to Trub on 08-10-2016 at 07:40 PM