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Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 60 Minute Clone (AG) & Extract on 01-07-2014 at 01:21 PM
My first two attempts used Amarillo, but I'm going to try brewing it with Palisades next time.
The OG you shoot for will depend on the yeast you use in order to end up with a 6% ABV result.
My recipe ...
Posted in thread: Carbonation and conditioning on 08-28-2013 at 02:10 AM
I've been experimenting with alternatives to corn sugar for bottle conditioned beer.I like
bottles because they are portable, self-contained single serving containers. When I bottle, I
feel like I'm p...
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 60 Minute Clone (AG) & Extract on 08-26-2013 at 09:03 PM
I meant "caramel-y-ness". In case there is such a word, it should be spelled correctly, at
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 60 Minute Clone (AG) & Extract on 08-26-2013 at 08:47 PM
Hmm. I did a similar experiment making a DFH 60 Min clone without crystal, substituting Munich
instead, and it turned out quite different than my prior attempt, which was pretty close to the
Posted in thread: Fizzy bottles on 08-13-2013 at 12:29 PM
I like your idea of carb'ing at lower volumes, but some of my beers are perfect at 2.3. A bit
of a dilemma.I know I have a temperature issue. My cellar only gets down to 73 F in the summer
with the AC...
Posted in thread: Fizzy bottles on 08-13-2013 at 02:45 AM
I think that's the problem. To test it, I cracked open an IPA that I bottled 8 months ago using
priming sugar, and it was perfectly carbonated.I have a batch of ESB that I split evenly and
Posted in thread: Fizzy bottles on 08-12-2013 at 01:26 PM
I measure exactly the amount spec'd by Beersmith for 2.3 volumes. Most of the time I use
priming sugar, but I've experimented with a volumetric equivalent of maple syrup. I wonder if
maple syrup takes...
Posted in thread: Fizzy bottles on 08-12-2013 at 01:02 PM
I have a recurring problem with bottle conditioned beer. 4-6 weeks after bottling, the
carbonation is perfect, yet another month or so, and it starts getting waaay too fizzy. I don't
have a way to chi...
Posted in thread: Cold crashing question on 08-01-2013 at 11:57 AM
I meant the freezer for 30 minutes. Duh. Why is it my errors only show up after I post? :)
Posted in thread: Cold crashing question on 08-01-2013 at 11:56 AM
Yeah, I can put any of my bottle-conditioned beers in the fridge for 30 minutes and they'll
pour crystal clear. But if I leave them in the fridge for a day, they cloud up with a protein
haze. My quest...