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Forum: Hops Growing 06-29-2014, 11:53 AM
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Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Here is one on nutrients that I could only find...

Here is one on nutrients that I could only find through google.

http://hops.msu.edu/uploads/files/fertilizer_and_nutrient_requirements_for_hops.pdf




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Forum: Hops Growing 06-28-2014, 03:25 PM
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Posted By ColumbusAmongus
hops.msu.edu Sent from my iPhone using...

hops.msu.edu


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Forum: Hops Growing 06-28-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Awesome Growing Resource Page

Hey everyone. I ran across this really great page from MSU about growing hops. It is targeted for the Great Lakes States but has tons of great info on organic nutrients , pest management, diseases...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-15-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Uh dry hops adding IBU?

Uh dry hops adding IBU?
Forum: Brew Science 02-14-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,283
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Acid conditions will also favor isomerization I...

Acid conditions will also favor isomerization I believe.

Not sure if I ever mentioned this but there is a paper by Horst Koller (1968) that looked at more efficient isomerization in a magnesium...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-21-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Your brew will prob have more esters than it...

Your brew will prob have more esters than it should and maybe some more oxidation as it sits around waiting for the yeast to soak the O2 up. Did you aerate well? If not, you should throw the dry...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-21-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Cool article, thanks for sharing. I think it is...

Cool article, thanks for sharing. I think it is interesting to use pitching rates as a tool to intentionally alter your brew. I need to pay attention to my starter sizes now!
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-19-2014, 10:30 PM
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Views: 36,580
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Here we go ...

Here we go

http://forum.northernbrewer.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=61167&sid=71d363b2f27a082a9a1b7700865b58d6

I followed this guys work
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-19-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 36,580
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Hi. I have tried using the Heineken and New...

Hi. I have tried using the Heineken and New Castle kegs with poor success. These guys have a big CO2 cartridge inside them and if I remember right, you have to drill the top out to be able to rig...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-18-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Haha that tells you how the brewing scene is. ...

Haha that tells you how the brewing scene is. This could be a generalization since I only talk with a handful of Brits but I feel like they don't like beer these days and it is more of an old person...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-18-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,736
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
I skipped fermentation and drank my wort. 0 days...

I skipped fermentation and drank my wort. 0 days booyah!
Forum: Brew Science 01-07-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,658
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
It isn't necessarily isomerization…it is...

It isn't necessarily isomerization…it is dissolution that is the problem. Isomerized alpha acid have a low solubility in water. If you do partial boils, and then dilute up to 5 gallons, you are...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-06-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Skunking occurs up to 500nm so it is also in the...

Skunking occurs up to 500nm so it is also in the lower blue light range....not just UV.

Edit:
Let me expand on that. Here is a general incandescent light bulb spectrum. They have very little...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-06-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,714
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
I use iBrewmaster and have been pretty happy with...

I use iBrewmaster and have been pretty happy with it.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-06-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Hard to say there but I would vote fungal /...

Hard to say there but I would vote fungal / bacterial growth. I have always been skeptical that your common proof vodkas and rums do the trick since 60-70% ethanol is the standard conc for...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-06-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Yeah depends on what you are going for; exact...

Yeah depends on what you are going for; exact clone or something that works with the style.

Have a look at the Wyeast and White labs websites. They have good tables and suggestions for which...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-06-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Is your thermometer accurate? If it reads low...

Is your thermometer accurate? If it reads low you might have mashed higher l than you thought. I agree with above suggestions of using starters too. I could never get my beers to finish down to...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-03-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Yeah sounds like a great combo. I haven't used...

Yeah sounds like a great combo. I haven't used that yeast but I have come across a couple of farmhouse style stouts that were really tasty.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-03-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Thats great. That is what my starter is smelling...

Thats great. That is what my starter is smelling like...a little sweet with a pleasant banana-bubblegum aroma. I am trying to clone ABC's Violin Monster which is an "american dark wheat" which I...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-03-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 964
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Because it makes a weaksauce porter. No no, on a...

Because it makes a weaksauce porter. No no, on a serious note, it ferments really dry and doesn't produce many flavors that would add complexity to the style. Sugars add body to a beer and body...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-03-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Thats funny, I was just about to get that yeast...

Thats funny, I was just about to get that yeast for a clone that I am working on but I copped out and took their bottle yeast instead of guessing. How would you describe the aroma of that yeast?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-02-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Yeast Awareness Club

So it is that time of year where everyone starts making their darker fall / winter brews so I think we should start a yeast awareness club to help people get off their 1056 / 001 addiction. I taste...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-04-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,021
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Agree. I was thinking the malt bill looked a...

Agree. I was thinking the malt bill looked a little heavy for a pale. My favorite pale that I made was really simple with pale ale base malts and a touch of crystal. The trick is that you want to...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-02-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,878
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Have any brewing advice? Zing!

Have any brewing advice? Zing!
Forum: Brew Science 08-22-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,283
Posted By ColumbusAmongus
Chemist here as well. Let me add my 2 cents...

Chemist here as well. Let me add my 2 cents because I have thought long and hard about maxing IBUs. Even adding extracts doesn't get you max IBU in the end. Also, hops are extracted with...
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