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Posted in thread: Boiling tip on 05-18-2015 at 02:08 PM
Maybe this worked for you but ive tried this and its never worked. Maybe you have a magical
Posted in thread: Dry hop or not? on 05-18-2015 at 02:06 PM
Sure throw it in secondary. That's a real light tasting hop so I would leave it in a week or
longer. At normal fermentation temp or slightly higher should be fine.
Posted in thread: why can't i just keep repitching? on 05-14-2015 at 02:55 PM
I like this process, but haven't tried anything quite this detailed. If I was brewing every 3
or so days, I think this would be ideal. For me, brewing every other week, this would be over
Posted in thread: why can't i just keep repitching? on 05-14-2015 at 01:35 PM
All of these examples from yeast taking on undesirable characteristics are based on rinsing
yeast that has already fermented a beer and contain highly stressed yeast and hop trub. My
method of yeast h...
Posted in thread: What is a step mash? on 05-13-2015 at 02:39 PM
I think that pro brewer was missing the point of a step mash. It doesn't effect taste, only the
fermentability and mouth feel of the beer. I use a step mash when brewing a big DIPA because I
Posted in thread: stiff mash? on 05-12-2015 at 03:32 PM
Thanks for that! I'll definitely be moving up to 2 quarts per pound from now on.
Posted in thread: Mixing S-05 and Notty on 05-12-2015 at 12:56 PM
I've done this and had great results. I even harvested the yeast cake and I make starters from
it. I'm on the fourth generation and its still going strong.
Posted in thread: stiff mash? on 05-12-2015 at 12:49 PM
I've been working on drying out my DIPAs and I'm really starting to get the hang of it, but
something a fellow home brewer told me that I wasn't aware is a stiff mash. I use 1.5 to 1.75
quarts per pou...
Posted in thread: Strawberry Blonde IBU on 05-01-2015 at 02:01 PM
I think that's about perfect. That's really not much bitterness and the strawberries will add
even more sweetness so you want at least a little bitterness to balance it.
Posted in thread: DIPA brewers: should this be too sweet? on 04-27-2015 at 02:39 PM
thinking this is about the same beer. I. Which case he used 002. Wrong yeast!I've brewed
several dipa's with several different yeast strains. All of them have been too sweet with high