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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-22-2013, 03:52 PM
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Posted By jlpred55
I've recently used them in a IPA with a 50/50 mix...

I've recently used them in a IPA with a 50/50 mix of Pacifica and Galaxy. Though I haven't had the opportunity to taste it yet. I've heard from others that it is a nice combo.
Forum: General Techniques 12-18-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By jlpred55
I'd just sub out all of the base malt for light...

I'd just sub out all of the base malt for light munich. This is similar to what I do with dunkelweizen and it is quite toasty, I also add a pound of dark munich. If you want added flavor add some...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-01-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,932
Posted By jlpred55
Maybe a combo of both. But I don't get onions...

Maybe a combo of both. But I don't get onions from Summit or cat piss from Simcoe. I use Simcoe and Summit a lot.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-01-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,932
Posted By jlpred55
Heres my best answer. And I've had them alone...

Heres my best answer. And I've had them alone from a local brewery Toppling Goliath in a beer called Zeelander IPA that was great but whenever I used them they initally come out like an overpowering...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-30-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,932
Posted By jlpred55
BS. If you just do this beer with nelson at 45,...

BS. If you just do this beer with nelson at 45, you will be able to tell. It's not all bitterness. I'm not sure where that started but if you have ever brewed a beer with just a 60 min addition...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-30-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,932
Posted By jlpred55
I've got 8 oz sitting vacuum sealed in my...

I've got 8 oz sitting vacuum sealed in my freezer. I hate them alone but lightly mixed with other more citrusy hops like Amarillo and Galaxy they are ok. I've tried to give them away locally but no...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-09-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 87,092
Posted By jlpred55
I've used this yeast 3 times now. First was a...

I've used this yeast 3 times now. First was a West Coast Style Red hopped to the bejesus with Nelson Sauvin. The yeast took about 48 hrs to get rocking at 65F. Worked fairly quickly but it didn't...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-14-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,099
Posted By jlpred55
Vodka acts as an extract solution. Soluable in...

Vodka acts as an extract solution. Soluable in alcohol more than water.

Not unless you add a LOT, the flavor will not be impact by the vodka. This is the only way I add spices to beer. I use 8oz...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-14-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By jlpred55
I like the recipe and give it a little time, the...

I like the recipe and give it a little time, the hop character might show itself. Since you are looking for toasty rather than malty sweetness. Try this- Mash lower to achieve a dryer beer. Drop...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-24-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,867
Posted By jlpred55
[QUOTE=bobbrews;4276332]Galaxy < Citra ...

[QUOTE=bobbrews;4276332]Galaxy < Citra

Comparable, but not equal.

America has this in the bag.

FYI - This is the same troll who said that Stone Ruination 10th Anniv. was a sucky mess of an...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-24-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,867
Posted By jlpred55
While I love my American hops, I am finding this...

While I love my American hops, I am finding this to be somewhat true in regard to the complexities of New Zealand and even Aussie hops. Some varities cannot be compared because the counterpart does...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-19-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,851
Posted By jlpred55
Pffffftt. My HB store has these.

Pffffftt. My HB store has these.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-12-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,219
Posted By jlpred55
As part of my sons birth announcement to close...

As part of my sons birth announcement to close friends and family- I gave out corked and caged bottles of an American Farmhouse Style Ale (no such thing obvs) with a special label. I've saved 2 for...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-12-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,545
Posted By jlpred55
I agree with Denny- I never do a 90 minute boil...

I agree with Denny- I never do a 90 minute boil with Pils malt and never had issues with DMS
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-12-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,435
Posted By jlpred55
When the beer tells me it's done. Brewing to a...

When the beer tells me it's done. Brewing to a time schedule or waiting a set number of days or weeks is completely idiotic IMO. Now for the session ales I brew, which is a wide variety, those I like...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-04-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,770
Posted By jlpred55
Millenium Galaxy IPA with a simple malt bill and...

Millenium Galaxy IPA with a simple malt bill and a crap load of Galaxy in aroma and dry hop
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-02-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By jlpred55
Likely not. From using that yeast if you do...

Likely not. From using that yeast if you do indeed get bubblegum it takes a long time to condition out. The banana I've gotten is pretty volatile and never lasts, for me at least, past kegging. It's...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-02-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By jlpred55
Banana yes, coconut no. Bubblegum yes, coconut...

Banana yes, coconut no. Bubblegum yes, coconut no. Pepper yes, coconut, no. :D

Must be some flavor interplay between the yeast and the fruit? Or could she be mistaking some of the yeast derived...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-20-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 891
Posted By jlpred55
I'm sure it's ok as well. Starches will have a...

I'm sure it's ok as well. Starches will have a negative impact on beer stability but it will probably be fine. I've done that early in my brewing career as well with no impact or at least I didn't...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-20-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 891
Posted By jlpred55
Doesn't matter. Melanoidin Malt doesn't have...

Doesn't matter. Melanoidin Malt doesn't have enough diastatic power to convert itself at mash temps. You need a base malt with enough to help you convert, such as basic two row. You essentially just...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-20-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 891
Posted By jlpred55
Ya know you need to mash the melanoidin right?

Ya know you need to mash the melanoidin right?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-08-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,545
Posted By jlpred55
I'd recommend throwing it in the trash. It isn't...

I'd recommend throwing it in the trash. It isn't great yeast. The only time I had it where it was passable was a cream ale. And I cannot believe others have said it is a Belgian yeast. I guess...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-06-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,545
Posted By jlpred55
S-33 is NOT a belgian yeast. It is pretty widely...

S-33 is NOT a belgian yeast. It is pretty widely believed to be the old EDME strain- unless you really mess with it, it is fairly clean and a touch bready. It is not meant for hefes or wits not...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-04-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,885
Posted By jlpred55
Fairly fit at 6'2" 185. I try to stay active and...

Fairly fit at 6'2" 185. I try to stay active and have been blessed with playing sports (soccer and football) all my life and still now into my mid 30's. I work out a lot less than I used to and as a...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-01-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,434
Posted By jlpred55
I use Carahell in mine in leu of Munich or...

I use Carahell in mine in leu of Munich or Carafa. It gets me a nice gold/orange color, about 5-6 SRM and adds a nice bready/malty background to the hefe. Excellent malt
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