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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-19-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,920
Posted By HOPCousin
Assuming your fermentation temperature was in a...

Assuming your fermentation temperature was in a reasonable range not higher than low 70's than you should be fine. Generally comes out nice and clean like any west coast style IPA you've had. I've...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-14-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By HOPCousin
He uses a pretty clean yeast profile so you could...

He uses a pretty clean yeast profile so you could also add another starter of any Chico or Sandiego super yeast type strain.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-12-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By HOPCousin
I needed a new burner and got the same thing. ...

I needed a new burner and got the same thing. Ended up unscrewing one side and cutting the other then attaching a male end to pull the tube over and then used a flange to secure it.
Bring the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-15-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,777
Posted By HOPCousin
What I saw in the original post was that you...

What I saw in the original post was that you didn't preheat your mash ton.
Next time take your sparge water and boil it and add it to your mash cooler in order to preheat the insulation. Then...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-14-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By HOPCousin
I would encourage you to lower your corn sugar a...

I would encourage you to lower your corn sugar a bit because it might make it thin if you're not adding wheat malt or carapils to give it some body. Maybe keep it to 5-8% or a .5 lb.
Also if your...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-13-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By HOPCousin
Use whatever yeast you like, for something dryer...

Use whatever yeast you like, for something dryer use US-05 or WLP 001, for malty british stye use S-04 or wlp002.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-13-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By HOPCousin
Here's a recipe for a porter that would work with...

Here's a recipe for a porter that would work with what you have.

2.5 Gal batch
OG 1.055
IBU's 35
60 Minute boil
Single Infusion of 6.56 qts. of water at 168 deg for Mash temp of 156 for 60...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-10-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,318
Posted By HOPCousin
Sierra Nevada goes for $12.99 a 12 pack on sale...

Sierra Nevada goes for $12.99 a 12 pack on sale here which happens frequently now that the holidays are rolling in.
I've cloned the SNPA as well. Saves a ton of money and it's pretty simple to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-10-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By HOPCousin
What are your favorites that you've had so far? ...

What are your favorites that you've had so far? Styles?

Start brewing clones of your favorites and then you know what your favorite malts and hops are. After that you can create your own and...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-05-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By HOPCousin
You should be ok, your in the right range...

You should be ok, your in the right range maintaining at least 75% base malt for conversion when dealing with all that dark malt. Looks like a tasty brew. It looks like its going to have a strong...
Forum: Extract Brewing 11-04-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,554
Posted By HOPCousin
Just had this last week and I really got citra...

Just had this last week and I really got citra from it. I had my buddies citra black ipa that night as well and I'm almost certain. Nice beer, brought it to a gathering and everyone really enjoyed...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-27-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,482
Posted By HOPCousin
An oz or 2 of Tett at 30 minutes gives a nice...

An oz or 2 of Tett at 30 minutes gives a nice crisp bite to it with a sort of peppery flavor impact. Used this exact approach in a wheat with belgian golden ale yeast and it complemented the yeast...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-16-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,062
Posted By HOPCousin
tett at the 30 minute mark gives a nice...

tett at the 30 minute mark gives a nice character-part of the Hopdevil blend.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-09-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By HOPCousin
Another option for you could be to do the regular...

Another option for you could be to do the regular starter and then wash and save the yeast after you finish your primary fermentation. How soon will you be doing another batch?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-27-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By HOPCousin
I noticed that I only run into this off flavor...

I noticed that I only run into this off flavor from grain purchased at my LHBS. It's a dry mineral like taste that lacks freshness or sweetness even after 5 weeks of aging in the keg.

It was a...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-27-2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By HOPCousin
Off flavors from old or poorly crushed grain?

I have had a flavor pop up several times which tastes minerally and kind of harsh. I've tracked is that when I get my grain from my friends LHBS or when I've had to order by mail in the past this...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-23-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By HOPCousin
You could make a robust porter... something like:...

You could make a robust porter... something like:

73% 2 row
12% crystal 120L
8% Munich
5% Chocolate
2% Black Patent

or if you can't lager you can cheat an octoberfest with that yeast and...
Forum: Extract Brewing 09-23-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By HOPCousin
Lots of options. You could do a octoberfest ale...

Lots of options. You could do a octoberfest ale given that its fall and you could really highlight munich with that... a munich driven brown ale or a robust porter with munich. Or a malty IPA with...
Forum: General Techniques 09-14-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,630
Posted By HOPCousin
I used S-05 in the beginning of my brewing and...

I used S-05 in the beginning of my brewing and just pitched dry into the beer. Now I use a standard starter for 48 hours in advance and that has cleared all the off flavors that I used to find and...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-16-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By HOPCousin
This article which someone posted is buried on...

This article which someone posted is buried on some other thread helped me to brew a great version.
http://www.byo.com/stories/article/indices/11-beer-styles/1458-stout-hearted-in-ireland
Forum: Extract Brewing 08-12-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By HOPCousin
I was curious about the yeast for this beer. I...

I was curious about the yeast for this beer. I found that they use Wyeast American ale 2 which has a bit more of a british taste to it, Was thinking about trying it for a bitter. If you go to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-20-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,247
Posted By HOPCousin
You could find a dark closet in the coolest area...

You could find a dark closet in the coolest area of the house away from the sun and take a card board box like a small refrigerator box and insulate it with foam board or some such.
Then keep it...
Forum: Hops Growing 05-09-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,749
Posted By HOPCousin
I agree with jd3. They probably think your...

I agree with jd3. They probably think your growing marijuana ha ha! You should chat them up explain what hops are and bring over some home brew :mug:
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-03-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By HOPCousin
What was your measured OG? 07 is a great strain...

What was your measured OG? 07 is a great strain I have it working on a beer downstairs right now. I wonder if you need to bring the temp up a few degrees and swirl it a bit. I used one vial on 5...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-19-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By HOPCousin
Bent Nail clone?

Wondering if anyone has heard of Red Lodge's Bent Nail IPA? I had it twice when I was in Wyoming. It was in the top 3 IPA's I've ever had. I would love to be able to brew a clone and share it with...
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