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Posted in thread: "Northeast" style IPA on 09-27-2016 at 07:02 PM
I'd like to talk about color. Has anyone else had trouble getting that vibrant orange burst of
color that these beers are known for? Below I have posted a glass of Julius next to my own NE
IPA which I...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 09-26-2016 at 07:05 PM
What should my FG be?YOUR FG will be entirely dependent on your recipe, fermentation temps,
amount of healthy yeast that you pitch, and many other factors. The recipe in the OP states an
expected FG o...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 09-22-2016 at 10:40 PM
Awesome! I'm happy to hear that..I have a new question.. I brewed this July 3rd, and Transfered
to secondary a month later around Aug 8. Now I'm wondering when I should go to bottle and if I
need to w...
Posted in thread: System won't hold co2. Help me diagnose on 09-22-2016 at 03:28 PM
I would suggest checking the pressure relief valve, as this can sometimes get stuck. However it
sounds like you are shutting off the valve on the tank itself, so nothing should really be
Posted in thread: System won't hold co2. Help me diagnose on 09-22-2016 at 03:07 AM
I'm new to kegging, and I think I understand how all the connections and such work, but this
one has me stumped. How can a brand new bottle leak it's entire contents in 24 hours with the
main valve tu...
Posted in thread: Miller Lite (Really Triple Hopped) on 09-20-2016 at 01:39 AM
Where are you at with your beer?We racked it out of the fermenter on Saturday afternoon. Sorry,
I should have taken some pics. 5 gal into a keg, 10 into two carboys, and all went into the
cooler to be...
Posted in thread: the necessity of starters (or lack thereof?) on 09-13-2016 at 10:46 PM
I am a big believer in starters. When I first started brewing, I sometimes had issues with slow
fermentations. After I switched to starters, I never had that problem again. In my experience,
Posted in thread: "Northeast" style IPA on 09-13-2016 at 10:13 PM
Quick summary on my process:Mash in Bag, 3 gallon fermenter volume, OG: 1.065, FG 1.0117 lb,
Maris Otter Pale, 87.5%5 oz, Flaked Oats, 3.9%5 oz, Flaked Barley, 3.9%3 oz, American - White
Wheat, 2.3%3 ...
Posted in thread: the necessity of starters (or lack thereof?) on 09-13-2016 at 10:03 PM
Wouldn't the high temps of the pressure cooker kill the yeast?At that point, it's just wort. He
hasn't pitched the yeast yet.
Posted in thread: "Northeast" style IPA on 09-10-2016 at 03:31 PM
Hi, I definitely agree with it being possible oxidation. The other day when I was transferring
from my fermenter to hopping keg i filled a large glass with some of the left over beer from