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Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-14-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 48,246
Posted By homebrewedipa
I don't think "benefit" is the right term. ...

I don't think "benefit" is the right term. They're likely using it as a tax determination vessel. Legally, since you are taxed by the volume of beer you produce, you must transfer the beer to a...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-31-2011, 06:28 PM
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Views: 531
Posted By homebrewedipa
Anyone have a Lagunitas Fusion VII clone?

Just tried the Lagunitas Fusion VII the other day and was curious if anyone has tried to clone it. It's a super floraly, hop forward IPA. Here are a couple notes on Beer Advocate:...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-15-2011, 04:48 AM
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Views: 43,180
Posted By homebrewedipa
Another 5 here.... 2141.5 + 5 = 2146.5

Another 5 here....

2141.5 + 5 = 2146.5
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-11-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By homebrewedipa
No, my "logic" is that if it DOES swell, the...

No, my "logic" is that if it DOES swell, the yeast are OBVIOUSLY viable. Yeah, I know every once in a while you may get a pack that doesn't swell, but still has viable yeast; I've NEVER had that...
Forum: General Techniques 10-11-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,442
Posted By homebrewedipa
I agree with most people here: if your source is...

I agree with most people here: if your source is reliable and you don't mind the risk, dump them straight in; but if it were me, I'd soak them in a little vodka overnight first.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-11-2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By homebrewedipa
Wow, I'm pretty surprised these responses. Yeah,...

Wow, I'm pretty surprised these responses. Yeah, sure, starters are great for any situation, and a requirement for high gravity wort (above, say 1.060 or so), but c'mon, for your average 1.050 pale...
Forum: General Techniques 10-11-2011, 03:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,322
Posted By homebrewedipa
+1 -- you need to let it settle out. However, I...

+1 -- you need to let it settle out. However, I think most people who whirlpool in the kettle are using an immersion chiller, not a CFC. Personally, as soon as I flame out, I immediately push it...
Forum: General Techniques 10-11-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By homebrewedipa
1. There are TONS of threads about washing and...

1. There are TONS of threads about washing and reusing yeast. Search.
2. I wouldn't really suggest reusing any yeast from brews with heavy adjuncts (eg pumpkin) as the yeast likely has worked a...
Forum: Porter 09-02-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 119,935
Posted By homebrewedipa
Wow, 17 pages and only one picture of the actual...

Wow, 17 pages and only one picture of the actual finished product? Post 'em up! I wanna see what kind of body/head color/lacing this thing has!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-01-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,021
Posted By homebrewedipa
Here's one I brewed a couple weeks ago. It's...

Here's one I brewed a couple weeks ago. It's kegged and aging now; I think it turned out great. IBUs and OG might be a bit high for what you're looking for, but this is a good place to start. ...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-07-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,538
Posted By homebrewedipa
What are the characteristics of Qingdao Flower? ...

What are the characteristics of Qingdao Flower? Never seen that varietal in the states...
Forum: General Techniques 05-04-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By homebrewedipa
Yup, that's my bet too. I always take a couple...

Yup, that's my bet too. I always take a couple readings after spinning the hydrometer and bobbing it up and down. Make sure the tube is perfectly vertical and that no part of the hydrometer is...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-02-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,166
Posted By homebrewedipa
Kegged an American Wheat & Rye. 50% 2-row, 25%...

Kegged an American Wheat & Rye. 50% 2-row, 25% Wheat, 25% Rye, 30 IBUs of Citra. OG 1.064, FG 1.012.

I think it's gonna turn out great, even though I had a hell of a time sparging with all...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-02-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,035
Posted By homebrewedipa
Yup, sounds like it's overcarbed. It may take a...

Yup, sounds like it's overcarbed. It may take a few days, but you can bring it back down. Leave it off the gas and keep pulling up on the release valve on the keg every couple hours and eventually...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-01-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By homebrewedipa
Only one side of manifold seems to be open?

So, I recently bought this setup: http://kegcowboy.com/index.php?dispatch=products.view&product_id=138

It's pretty standard. 5# bottle, single regulator, two-way manifold (with check valves). ...
Forum: Brewing Software 04-30-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By homebrewedipa
Managing brewing and fermentation schedules

I always have multiple brews fermenting simultaneously on staggered schedules. Some I'm planning on kegging after a couple weeks, some I'm planning on moving to secondary for dry-hopping and then...
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-09-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By homebrewedipa
Great, thanks!

Great, thanks!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-09-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,005
Posted By homebrewedipa
Hydrometer. I took the reading at about 70F, and...

Hydrometer. I took the reading at about 70F, and adjusted for that temperature. I'm pretty confident my gravity readings are accurate. Perhaps my mash temperature was much higher than I thought...
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-07-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By homebrewedipa
Best brewpubs, bars and breweries in Boston?

Gonna be in Boston next weekend. Where should I go for good beer?

And please don't say Sam Adams.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-06-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By homebrewedipa
Cheaper? Definitely. Easier? Debatable. You...

Cheaper? Definitely. Easier? Debatable. You can build a mash tun from a 10 gallon beverage cooler for about $75; even cheaper if you can get a good deal on the cooler (try craigslist, etc). ...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-01-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By homebrewedipa
+1 -- all hop forms are not created equal. I...

+1 -- all hop forms are not created equal.

I used to only use whole leaf, but recently switched to pellets for a few reasons. First, for big, hoppy beers, a kettle full of whole leafs is a pain...
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 04-01-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,167
Posted By homebrewedipa
Simcoe's are out of stock again?

Simcoe's are out of stock again?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-29-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By homebrewedipa
+1 -- exactly what I do. Rinse right after...

+1 -- exactly what I do.

Rinse right after you pour. I hate getting empty bottles back from friends who did not rinse... lots of nasties and hard to remove buildup makes me nervous about...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-29-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,005
Posted By homebrewedipa
Yeah, that's been my normal experience as well. ...

Yeah, that's been my normal experience as well. Here's the recipe (it's nothing extraordinary though).

8lb 2-row
1.5lb C40
0.5lb Melanoiden
0.5lb Special B
0.5lb Victory

There are tons...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-29-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,005
Posted By homebrewedipa
Super low attenuation with Safale US-05

Pitched a packet of US-05 into 5 gallons of 1.050 (an amber). 4 weeks later, FG is down to 1.025. This gives me an attenuation rate of like 40%. What could cause this? The first couple days of...
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