Specialty IPA: Black IPA Darth Vader - Black IPA - Page 11 - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > HomeBrewTalk.com Recipe Database > Homebrew Ale Recipes > Specialty IPA: Black IPA Darth Vader - Black IPA

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-07-2013, 06:05 PM   #101
DougK
 
DougK's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jan 2013
Posts: 1,148
Liked 125 Times on 100 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by high5apparatus View Post

I concur. I only do a secondary these days if I'm starting off with something in the fermenter like a bag of orange puree in my blood orange hefe.
OK, so a secondary isn't needed if you are dry hopping?

This one is going on my list of "on deck" brews.
__________________
I'm not insane, my mother had me tested.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2013, 06:14 PM   #102
high5apparatus
 
high5apparatus's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Mar 2012
Saint Louis, MO
Posts: 278
Liked 120 Times on 52 Posts


I dry hop all the time without racking to secondary. You'll only get off flavors if you leave it on the yeast cake for many months (dead yeast vs. dormant yeast). I find secondary is a way to get your beer off of things like a mesh bag of orange puree or to get more clarity. Secondary is also another opportunity for one to infect a beer.
__________________
Manta Brewing
Bottled: Chili Beer, Bourbon Aged Apfelwein Cider
Fermentation: Bourbon Honey Ale, Olde English IPA
Pipeline: Citra Pounding XIPA, Vanilla Cream Ale
http://www.brewtoad.com/users/10067

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2013, 06:46 PM   #103
DougK
 
DougK's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jan 2013
Posts: 1,148
Liked 125 Times on 100 Posts


Awesome. That makes this one a little easier to plan. I was thinking I would have to time it so I had an empty fermentor in 2 weeks.
__________________
I'm not insane, my mother had me tested.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2013, 08:35 PM   #104
high5apparatus
 
high5apparatus's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Mar 2012
Saint Louis, MO
Posts: 278
Liked 120 Times on 52 Posts


It does make it a lot easier to plan. I have 6 carboys and I keep them all full, so it would get complicated if I kept needing an empty for transfer.
__________________
Manta Brewing
Bottled: Chili Beer, Bourbon Aged Apfelwein Cider
Fermentation: Bourbon Honey Ale, Olde English IPA
Pipeline: Citra Pounding XIPA, Vanilla Cream Ale
http://www.brewtoad.com/users/10067

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2013, 06:48 PM   #105
Petekiteworld
Recipes 
 
Jan 2012
Burlington, Vermont
Posts: 186
Liked 33 Times on 27 Posts


Secondary helps clear up beers and allows you to do some swirling when dry hopping. I always go to secondary. Chance of infection is negligible

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2013, 07:23 PM   #106
bottlebomber
 
bottlebomber's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Apr 2011
Ukiah, CA
Posts: 14,342
Liked 2737 Times on 2112 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by Petekiteworld
Secondary helps clear up beers and allows you to do some swirling when dry hopping. I always go to secondary. Chance of infection is negligible
Yes. I always secondary when dry hopping. My routine is this - cold crash the primary, siphon into a bucket fermenter with a paint strainer sack full of hops, a week later I pull the hop bag and squeeze the delicious juices out of it, then I crash for 2 days and bottle. Amazing results and zero sediment in the bottle. If I kegged I could probably get away with primary only, but bottling, no way no how.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-09-2013, 02:19 AM   #107
Petekiteworld
Recipes 
 
Jan 2012
Burlington, Vermont
Posts: 186
Liked 33 Times on 27 Posts


Agree with bottle bomber, his is the ideal method.

Only if I'm making a porter or something real dark ill just do primary.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-12-2013, 12:26 PM   #108
davek
Recipes 
 
Feb 2013
Posts: 65
Liked 8 Times on 8 Posts


Ok I got all the ingredients yesterday to do an extract version of this... The only things I've changed are that I'm using all DME and I'm doing a late extract add... I'll let y'all know how it turns out!

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-12-2013, 03:27 PM   #109
cookiepussbrewery
Recipes 
 
Feb 2013
Posts: 28
Liked 2 Times on 1 Posts


Was wondering how long you you preboil the grains in the all extract version. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

JJ

 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-12-2013, 04:05 PM   #110
Petekiteworld
Recipes 
 
Jan 2012
Burlington, Vermont
Posts: 186
Liked 33 Times on 27 Posts


20 to 30 minutes at 160 degrees. But you don't have to be exact when steeping grains.

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Darth Vader Tap Handle hausofstrauss Kegerators & Keezers 1 12-18-2015 09:26 PM
Specialty IPA: Black IPA Vader's Special Sauce: Imperial Black IPA TheMadKing Homebrew Ale Recipes 0 12-03-2015 07:46 PM
Darth Vader IPA schuby_racer General Beer Discussion 13 04-25-2015 04:15 PM
Darth Vader's personal Journal Homercidal General Chit Chat 4 07-02-2010 06:18 PM
Chad Vader brauhaus General Chit Chat 1 01-03-2008 04:23 PM


Forum Jump