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Old 09-28-2012, 03:31 AM   #11
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Beer calculus has your IBU's at 247... it should taste like you are chewing grapefruit peelings lol.


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Old 09-28-2012, 03:34 AM   #12
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im glad i just have couple of these. i use beersmith.


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Old 09-28-2012, 03:36 AM   #13
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Old 09-28-2012, 03:37 AM   #14
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i like beers around 50 - 60 lol
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Old 09-28-2012, 03:38 AM   #15
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Just out of curiosity, what on earth were you going for with a hop bill like that in a 2 gallon batch?
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Old 09-28-2012, 02:46 PM   #16
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i really dont know lol sea shells. probally wasnt thinking lol!!!
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Old 09-28-2012, 02:48 PM   #17
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i usally only use 2 oz and do .5 at 60 .5 45 .5 30 .5 15 that usally works. well if you want grapefruit juice use this recipe lol
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Old 09-28-2012, 03:25 PM   #18
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If it was 5 gallons i'd say sit on it a few weeks and see if it mellows out. But i'm sure with 2 gallons you want to just drink it.
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Old 09-29-2012, 05:34 PM   #19
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i used a muttons ale yeast. was making a cheap beer. 1lb corn, 1lb rice, 1lb wheat, 2lb of 2row. 2 gallon batch.
How do you mash the corn? I'm doing a malt liquor soon and was wondering how to go about that.
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Old 10-06-2012, 09:09 AM   #20
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hey jd i just put it in with my grains and put it in the mash tun with everything else. Great news on the beer. After about 2 weeks of drinking this beer it has really mellowed out. has just a little hint of grapefruit now. found the last one in the closet. have in fridge. on vaction till wed. so when i get back going to try it. hey jd give me the recipe of that malt liquor. would like to try and make some myself.


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