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Posted in thread: critique my next NE DIPA on 08-29-2016 at 04:23 PM
overall very pleased with this beer. Its about 7.5% abv with no alcohol bite and very hoppy but
low bitterness. It has a little bit of residual sweetness but its rather pleasant. I added 2gs
of cacl a...
Posted in thread: Miller Lite (Really Triple Hopped) on 08-28-2016 at 03:36 PM
TxBigHops. Definitely. This like any beer needs time to condition to be free of the undesirable
fermentation by products.I hear you, but in reading this thread I got the impression that this
Posted in thread: Miller Lite (Really Triple Hopped) on 08-28-2016 at 05:37 AM
Tasting Update - Bottle ConditionedSchlenkerla just wanted to give you and other readers a
tasting update. I did this recipe almost like your original but bumped up ABV with extra 2-row
and made sure ...
Posted in thread: New equipment flub - mash temp too high on 08-26-2016 at 03:03 PM
Hey, I just noticed that you're from Houston. Me too- heights area- where are y'all
located?-benI'm in Humble. But we lost our LHBS recently so I buy from Landon at Farmboy. Are
you in BOH? We may hav...
Posted in thread: New equipment flub - mash temp too high on 08-26-2016 at 03:15 AM
Thanks for all the encouragement and suggestions. We've been talking and I think we will dough
in at a lower temp next brew. Maybe even a lot lower, then ramp up slowly to target mash temp.
Re OG/FG, ...
Posted in thread: New equipment flub - mash temp too high on 08-22-2016 at 07:51 PM
Thanks for the input guys. I figured I was OK, but appreciate the reassurance. Need to do some
serious studying on this new HERMS system my brew partner just bought. I'm guessing I will love
it once I...
Posted in thread: New equipment flub - mash temp too high on 08-22-2016 at 05:51 PM
Final gravity won't get as low as you wanted and it will probably taste a little sweeter than
you were looking for but. The higher mash temp creates some unfermentable sugars. What were you
Posted in thread: New equipment flub - mash temp too high on 08-22-2016 at 05:38 PM
Brewed my first beer on Saturday with new equipment, including the Blichman tower of power PID
controller. I had set the PID for 162 to heat my strike water. Completed Dough in, let it rest
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 08-19-2016 at 08:04 PM
Sorry. Double post.
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 08-19-2016 at 08:02 PM
To further complicate the issue, it's common to deliberately under pitch in hefeweizens. Fwiw
when I made this beer I made a 1 L starter for 5 gal and it came out great. Next time I am
trying no start...