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Posted in thread: New recipe APA Hop Late Adition on 01-22-2015 at 04:27 PM
I like the hop combo and it seems like a fine recipe. You might try swapping some nugget
earlier and moving some citra later. But the pairing of those two with the columbus sounds
tasty.Also, keep in ...
Posted in thread: Summit Vs. Stella (Ella) hops on 11-25-2014 at 03:02 AM
Summit wins if you're looking for citrus. And your recipe is all about that dank pacific NW hop
flavor.(St)ella is generally a milder hop overall and I haven't really ever gotten grapefruit
from it. M...
Posted in thread: Columbus/Topaz/Galaxy on 11-14-2014 at 04:54 AM
I have worked with these hops quite a bit. In my experience Galaxy actually makes a unique and
potent bittering hop. I would recommend trying it.For an IIPA an ounce at 60 would do
Posted in thread: Choose three hops to use for the rest of the year on 09-23-2014 at 04:10 AM
Bravo, Chinook, EKG
Posted in thread: Earthy Pale Ale on 08-05-2014 at 05:54 PM
I've gotten 'woody' from Northern Brewer hops. And I know Simcoe are known for their pungent
dankness.Using some darker crystal in the right amount might give you more of those darker
flavors you're l...
Posted in thread: Chocolate flavor in beer on 07-18-2014 at 08:12 AM
I have a recent brew with a prominent chocolate note that is somewhere between a brown and a
mild porter. The specialty malts used per 5 gallons were:6 oz. amber malt6 oz. pale chocolate2
oz. roasted ...
Posted in thread: Archers Golden Bitter clone on 07-17-2014 at 08:07 AM
If you are doing a mash then you could potentially lower the target mash temp by a couple
degrees to compensate for the residual sweetness that will be caused by adding the crystal.
Your color will be...
Posted in thread: alpha acid discrepancy - herkules 6.6 vs 17% on 07-09-2014 at 05:27 PM
I would suggest finding some super light commercial beer and doing a test with them similar to
this: do a comparison with some other hop you have laying around. It won't necessarily tell
you what the...
Posted in thread: Galaxy hops on 06-20-2014 at 08:42 AM
Galaxy Pale (Australian Pale Ale)Original Gravity (OG): 1.048 (°P): 11.9Final Gravity (FG):
1.012 (°P): 3.1Alcohol (ABV): 4.72 %Colour (SRM): 5.0 (EBC): 9.9Bitterness (IBU): 48.0
(Tinseth)8 lbs. 84.21...
Posted in thread: Amount of IBUs for bittering addition hops when making an IPA? on 03-10-2014 at 02:53 AM
The last IPA I made, which I would describe as balanced, had ~20 IBU contribution at 60 minutes
and another ~20 IBU at 20 minutes.I then added 2.5 oz at flameout and 2.5 in the dry hop for a
5 gallon ...