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Posted in thread: Batch OR Fly? Whats a sparger to do?? on 06-01-2010 at 09:24 PM
Did I open a hole new can of worms with the HSA? What is HSA in a nutshell?
Posted in thread: Batch OR Fly? Whats a sparger to do?? on 06-01-2010 at 08:00 PM
Here is a qute from Mitch...."A note here about batch sparging, which is the technique of
drawing the wort off until you pull the grain bed dry, then adding sparge water until you are
over the level o...
Posted in thread: Batch OR Fly? Whats a sparger to do?? on 06-01-2010 at 07:48 PM
Hello all, just have to ask. Ive been a All-Grain brewer for a few years now and I have always
batched sparged on all my brews. I was reading on the Stone Brewing website about how they make
Posted in thread: First Barley Wine. Check my recipe! on 03-30-2010 at 07:38 PM
Well in that case just stick with the pils. I thought you were going to get these grains from a
home brew store. I would use the pils and about 3#s munich with no crystal malt. Munich will
add alot of...
Posted in thread: First Barley Wine. Check my recipe! on 03-30-2010 at 07:25 PM
Looks pretty good, I would toss the pils and use all maris otter. I would use something
stronger than cascade with your last two additions. You could use all centennial hops, 2oz at
15, 2oz at 10. 20#...
Posted in thread: weihenstephaner hefe funky smell? on 03-26-2010 at 09:57 PM
Well I think I'm going to add a fruit flavor, maybe even some lemon and orange zest. It taste
fine, its just the smell is not all that great.
Posted in thread: weihenstephaner hefe funky smell? on 03-26-2010 at 08:01 PM
Anyone have any off smells to the finished beer with this wyeast weihenstephan yeast? I just
brewed a hefe, fermented at 70-72 degrees. My beer has a funky smell. Almost sulfur/rotten eggy
smell. I to...
Posted in thread: Can there really be too much hops in a brew? on 03-25-2010 at 09:41 PM
Well the this beer is done and dryhopping in the keg. 10%abv, dank as hell! Its a Rusty Red
color, so we called it "Rusty Red Double Imperial" 7oz of hops for the dryhop. 2oz Cascade2oz
Posted in thread: Can there really be too much hops in a brew? on 03-08-2010 at 10:51 PM
Oh we are still going to dryhop. I agree bittering hops can be over done and deep done inside
me I know you can over do the hops. We wanted to see what we could get away with. Thats why we
did the FWH...
Posted in thread: Can there really be too much hops in a brew? on 03-08-2010 at 09:31 PM
Hello all, just a question I thought I would ask. My brew buddy and I brewed up a Imperial Red
Ale last night. Our origianl recipe that we came up with had 7oz of hops throught out the boil,