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    American IPA Base Pale Ale Recipe for Single hop Beers

    I saw your setup and might do something similar. I just poured a full pint and the color looks great but I'm not getting much aroma and it doesn't seem as hoppy as it should be. I was concerned about the age of the hops and the dry hops were all just floating on top of the beer. I'll give it a...
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    American IPA Base Pale Ale Recipe for Single hop Beers

    I have had a pound of whole leaf cascade hops in my freezer for almost 8 years. They were cryovaced and still looked and smelled great so I gave them a try using this recipe. I kegged yesterday and had a terrible time with my autosiphon and it was sucking some air so I fear I'll have some oxygen...
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    Florida Pinlock kegs

    I have 7 pinlock kegs with 3 gas and 3 liquid disconnects. One of them is missing the large o-ring, I haven't used these in a long time I would assume that they may need all new O-rings. Some do hold pressure still though. $150 for all. Located on Merritt Island FL. right next to the...
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    Florida 7 pinlock kegs

    I have 7 pinlock kegs with 3 gas and 3 liquid disconnects. One of them is missing the large o-ring, I haven't used these in a long time I would assume that they may need all new O-rings. Some do hold pressure still though. $150 for all. Located on Merritt Island FL. right next to the...
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    Best beer line cleaner

    I had a spiced cider on tap that had cinnamon in it. I did a quick flush with star San before tapping another beer. The new beer tastes like cinnamon and apple. I swapped taps and it's definitely in the lines. It is a pain in the butt to clean beer lines so I'm curious what people recommend. I...
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    Historical Beer: Kentucky Common "Kiss Yer Cousin" Rye Kentucky Common Ale

    Actually in the op the recipe shows the color is 11 but his beer pic is much darker than an 11.
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    Historical Beer: Kentucky Common "Kiss Yer Cousin" Rye Kentucky Common Ale

    Hmm. I made this before on my old 3 vessel system and the beer came out dark like the pics on here. I made it again and adjusted the recipe for my ebiab and the beer is significantly lighter. The srm on brewers friend shows 14.62 but I think its lighter than that. The black patent I used was...
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    No distilled water available & I want to brew

    Publix has distilled water back in stock, I think I'm going to grab 2 gallons at a time until I can get what I need. I want to do the neipa and want my water correct, all those hops are too expensive to make a half assed attempt at it.
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    No distilled water available & I want to brew

    I am not real interested in running out to buy a new water system. I am trying to get by with what I have while this virus is going around. Maybe down the road but not right now.
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    No distilled water available & I want to brew

    Well, now you all got me interested. The Neipa I want to do is braufessors recipe on here. I also do ebiab with an electric clawhammer. Would it be wise to not filter the water so that I what minerals I'm dealing with? When I switched to building my own water all my beer improved.
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    No distilled water available & I want to brew

    I have Camden tablets and a whole house charcoal filter that I can hook up a faucet. I know my water sucks but even if I can clean it up I'm not sure what numbers to put into Brewer's Friend to correct for pH and style.
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    No distilled water available & I want to brew

    I dont have a water softener, that is straight out of the tap. I also don't have any other ingredients and no access to them for awhile. I ordered the ingredients for those three beers right before the virus fiasco and now can't get water. If I have to I just wont brew again until water is...
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    No distilled water available & I want to brew

    Just like the title says, even if I could find the water most places are only letting you buy two jugs and I need about 9 gallons. My water at home is not the greatest but I would still like to try to brew something I am bored to death. I have the ingredients for the following recipes available...
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    Help my hefe

    Maybe things will be ok, the sulpher seems to be going away.
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    Help my hefe

    I spent an hour this morning reading about the copper. It wasn't my idea it came from finding a bunch of information that claims that copper is useful in the boil.
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