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Posted in thread: Side pickup / Whirlpool / flat bottom boil kettle on 05-29-2015 at 05:13 PM
The last IPA I made caused my counterflow chiller to clog with hop pellets. So I'm looking to
avoid that going forward, as well as improving the hop flavor/aroma of my beers.I have a 25 gal
Posted in thread: Traitor IPA - Badger Hill 7.0% 70 IBU on 05-29-2015 at 12:24 PM
Well it looks like we have iteration 1 of the recipe complete. I'll be brewing a Surly Furious
clone in about a month (I already have all the hops in the freezer), so I think end of July is
a likely t...
Posted in thread: Traitor IPA - Badger Hill 7.0% 70 IBU on 05-28-2015 at 06:54 PM
Is there a big difference between "Pale Malt, Maris Otter" and normal 2-row Pale Malt? How
would I be able to tell which may have been used in this beer?Edit: Seeing as they say they use
"US Pale Malt...
Posted in thread: Dry hops; can I bottle in 5 days? on 05-28-2015 at 06:16 PM
Thanks guys, can't wait to get this one into bottles. When I sampled it last night during the
racking I literally smiled at myself because it's the best tasting beer to date that I have
made (when sam...
Posted in thread: Dry hops; can I bottle in 5 days? on 05-28-2015 at 05:00 PM
I've been following an IPA recipe posted in Brew Your Own which recommended a 2 weeks primary
fermentation, followed by a secondary, and to dry hop 5 days before bottling. It's a 100+ IBU
recipe with ...
Posted in thread: Traitor IPA - Badger Hill 7.0% 70 IBU on 05-28-2015 at 03:31 PM
What's teh mouthfeel of the beer? Is it kinda creamy for an IPA? If so, I'd bet the yeast is
Wyeast 1318 (supposedly used by farmstead hills). If not, I'd guess its Wyeast 1968It has a
Posted in thread: Traitor IPA - Badger Hill 7.0% 70 IBU on 05-27-2015 at 07:41 PM
Pale Malt (2 row) US (2.0 SRM)Acid Malt (3.0 SRM)Caramel/Crystal Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM)Given
that those are the three grains that comprise this beer, what percentage of each would you
assume makes up t...
Posted in thread: Not enough water in boil kettle after mash on 05-22-2015 at 08:16 PM
yeah it's at that point that i'm glad to have beersmith. simply scale the recipe down to what
you ended up with (or up) to figure out the hop adjustments needed.Funny thing is I didn't
really think ab...
Posted in thread: Not enough water in boil kettle after mash on 05-22-2015 at 05:55 PM
i know some people shoot for the preboil amount they hoped, and some people shoot for the
preboil SG they hoped to get. Either way, if you're off on your efficiency i would imagine you
would end up at...
Posted in thread: Tropical Oak aged Barleywine? on 05-22-2015 at 05:15 PM
Do you have a plan for how many lbs. of mango/pineapple you are going to use? From what I have
read, getting flavor from a fruit takes a lot of fruit.