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Posted in thread: Looking for all grain recipe with calypso & citra on 11-08-2011 at 09:52 PM
+1 on the calypso opinion+2 I just did an all-calypso rye session beer...bittered with calypso,
finished with calypso, dry-hopped with calypso.It's just not all that tasty. Sort of funky. It
Posted in thread: Varying OG Readings from a Refractometer on 11-29-2010 at 05:57 PM
Its because your wort will stratify. You need to mix it up, then take the sample right away. I
just use my plastic mash paddle. I give it a big stir, then take a drip or two off of the end.
I have fou...
Posted in thread: Varying OG Readings from a Refractometer on 11-29-2010 at 03:06 AM
Hey folks,Just brewed up an AG batch and had a weird experience. At the end of the boil I
grabbed a little sample for an OG test with the itty-bitty turkey baster/pipette thing that
came with my refra...
Posted in thread: First brew ruined? on 11-23-2010 at 08:58 PM
That's the goddamn spirit!!!
Posted in thread: Why no carbonation in some of the bottles? on 11-17-2010 at 12:21 AM
I had this problem when I just poured in the priming sugar rather than stirring it up into the
wort.Me too.Give it a gentle stir and all will be well in future batches. :mug:On the batches
that you ha...
Posted in thread: Do these instructions sound odd?...Primary fermentation on 11-12-2010 at 01:34 PM
great stuff guys! im glad my stupidity can open up so many doors for good discussions! keep 'er
coming!as for temperature, i know that lagers generally need a cooler tepmerature, and we keep
Posted in thread: Do these instructions sound odd?...Primary fermentation on 11-12-2010 at 03:36 AM
Wait...you're doing a LAGER? on your second brew??How are you controlling the temperature?
Posted in thread: Does this recipe look ok to you? on 11-12-2010 at 03:31 AM
yeah i am going to use a light liquid malt extract and a light pale dry malt extract. also i
decreased the 160 crystal to .5 lbs and upped the chocolate to 1.0 lbs. better?Much better.
Posted in thread: First brew ruined? on 11-12-2010 at 03:29 AM
Wait wait wait. How long did it ferment for? Did you allow it to settle and condition for a
week or more after fermentation had stopped? In general, you need to not fiddle with beer so
much. Just pitc...
Posted in thread: Whirlfloc - what a difference! on 11-10-2010 at 10:15 PM
With gelatin and whirlfloc (or both) are you guys having carbonation problems? Or are you
kegging so it's moot for you?