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Posted in thread: Wanted Threefloyds Gumballhead clone on 05-14-2013 at 03:09 PM
Too much dry hop? Never....What temp did you ferment at, what yeast, etc. need more specifies
here.I used WLP001 at 65F.
Posted in thread: Wanted Threefloyds Gumballhead clone on 05-14-2013 at 12:19 PM
I brewed a very similar clone of this and bottled it about 3 weeks ago. I tasted one today and
it's a bit "harsh". The aroma is nice but the flavor is not smooth. I added 3oz of dry hops,
could that h...
Posted in thread: Grand Rapids IPA (Founders Centennial IPA Clone) on 05-09-2013 at 06:19 PM
Grain:9 lbs 5.9 oz Pale Malt 2 lbs 5.0 oz Pale Malt, Maris Otter 1 lbs 5.0 oz
Cara-Pils/Dextrine 12.0 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L 12.0 oz Munich Malt - 10L 6.0 oz
Caramunich Malt Mash at 152F for 60...
Posted in thread: IPA mash PH too high? on 05-09-2013 at 02:32 PM
So if Brun' Water is accurate then my mash PH should be around 5.5. Is that okay for an IPA? I
added 2 teaspoons of Gypsum in the boil. That won't affect the PH at all correct? It will just
Posted in thread: IPA mash PH too high? on 05-09-2013 at 02:21 PM
That's just not possible. Unless you have it set to "ounces" and not grams. :DI didn't know it
was gram/gal.I changed it and it shows 5.3 PH?
Posted in thread: IPA mash PH too high? on 05-09-2013 at 02:10 PM
I can't imagine that a teaspoon (5 grams) of gypsum would reduce your pH from 5.61 to 5.5. That
just wouldn't happen. It would reduce the pH a bit, but a tiny, tiny bit.A 5.61 mash pH is ok,
but the f...
Posted in thread: IPA mash PH too high? on 05-09-2013 at 01:45 PM
I used a spreadsheet I found online to calculate my estimated mash PH based on my water
profile. Usually I add a teaspoon of Gypsum to the mash, but forgot this time. The spreadsheet
estimated my mash...
Posted in thread: Infection? (Pics) on 04-24-2013 at 05:05 PM
If it was an infection wouldn't it taste/smell strange?
Posted in thread: Infection? (Pics) on 04-23-2013 at 10:23 PM
The picture isn't showing very well on my phone, but from what I see doesn't look bad, did you
sample/smell it?Yeah, it tastes/smells good.
Posted in thread: Infection? (Pics) on 04-23-2013 at 10:07 PM
I just opened the lid to my 3 week old barleywine to dry hop it and found this:Is it an
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