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Posted in thread: Pinapple IPA on 04-23-2015 at 07:02 PM
My pineapple IPA turned out much too carbonated. I even reduced the amount of priming sugar
used.(Should have used no priming sugar at all.) The taste was decent but a little too acidic
for my taste. ...
Posted in thread: Confession Time on 02-18-2015 at 11:48 PM
I sometimes forget to kiss my wife goodnight but I never forget to kiss my dog. P.S. I never
Posted in thread: Some Assistance Identifying Things During Fermentation on 02-17-2015 at 11:16 PM
Looks like a normal fermentation to me as well. Good job.
Posted in thread: Pinapple IPA on 02-17-2015 at 10:50 PM
Yes I did adjust the amount of priming sugar used according to the pineapple label sugar
content. I was worried about bottle bombs for sure. I love to add flavors to my bottling
bucket. I've done it w...
Posted in thread: Pinapple IPA on 02-17-2015 at 01:57 PM
I just finished bottling 2 1/2 gallons of a pineapple IPA. I brewed a citrusy IPA and on
bottling day I split the batch in half. I purchased some frozen pineapple juice concentrate and
added 2 cups of...
Posted in thread: Danstar BRY-97 American West Coast Yeast: A Review on 02-17-2015 at 01:07 PM
I used this yeast in an American pale ale and it took 60 hours to get any activity.Once it
started it really took off though. Not sure I'll use it again though. Don't really like the
slow lag time.
Posted in thread: Can you recommend a nice simple recipe with what i have on 02-13-2014 at 11:51 PM
Citra hops are awesome! I have dry hopped by just pouring the hops into my beer in the
secondary and then letting them sit for however long you like. When it comes time to bottle I
just siphoned out t...
Posted in thread: Would you rather primary for 7 days, then secondary for 2-3 weeks OR...? on 02-10-2014 at 06:09 PM
I have had good luck with 7 days in my primary and then 7 days in my secondary . I will let my
beer stay in the secondary longer if I'm trying to pick up some flavors like oak or some kind
Posted in thread: "extract note"? on 02-10-2014 at 05:59 PM
I do the same process as crookedtail. I to use extract B/C of family time constraints. My
friends that A/G brew have not noticed any extract twaing in my beers as of yet. Develop a
tried and true proc...
Posted in thread: Steeping grains in extract kit on 02-10-2014 at 03:47 PM
I also brewed a BB Russian IMP Stout. I used a 6 1/2 glass carboy for my primary with a 1/2 in.
blow off hose going to a 5 gal bucket. The bucket was 1/2 full of water used as my "air lock".