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Posted in thread: Big, thick Belgian blond on 04-19-2014 at 04:43 PM
I just took gold in the NYC region for NHC with this recipe: BJCP National judge scored it a
43. I went much smaller --- in fact considerably smaller than the spec's provided in the BJCP
Posted in thread: Ammonia odor from yeast nutrient? on 04-19-2014 at 12:19 PM
A lot of nutrients contain DAP (diammonium phosphate). I've never smelled it when putting it
into the beer, but do get it if I smell the vial it comes in. So long as you put in the
prescribed amount, ...
Posted in thread: Corn Sugar in IIPA on 04-19-2014 at 12:08 PM
It makes no sense to add it to the mash. Add it to the kettle.
Posted in thread: Saison with Yeast Bay Saison Brett Blend on 04-15-2014 at 10:55 AM
4-weeks is probably too early to bottle a brett beer with that much residual gravity. I'd
typically go something like 6 months...
Posted in thread: Vomit Smell on 04-14-2014 at 01:44 AM
It's likely butyric acid which can be quite unpleasent. Typical causes are infection.
Posted in thread: Passes for NHC 2014 ? on 04-12-2014 at 04:23 PM
Conference hasn't sold out. Passes available here:
Posted in thread: Urgent help needed on 04-07-2014 at 12:06 AM
Perfectly normal for highly flocculant English strains.
Posted in thread: The 2014 NHC First Round - Results/Speculation Thread on 04-05-2014 at 01:50 PM
Here's the trick.1. Login in to the brewing competition site.2. Go directly to: It will show
results that are in for the region you're registered in.I was able to see the NYC results.
Managed two fi...
Posted in thread: Pilsner hopping on 04-04-2014 at 11:43 AM
The brewer at Firestone gives a lot of information about Pivo in an interview on the Brewing
Network. keys are very high attenuation (88% by my math), and dryhopping. They use 100%
pilsner malt and a...
Posted in thread: Missed OG, add sugar? on 03-22-2014 at 01:04 PM
Simple sugars are great in a DIPA. If you don't have too much in there already, I would
definitely go for it.