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  1. M

    Infection after 2weeks in bottles?

    At least two batches taste great at bottling day and develop "off flavours" after 2 week of bottle conditioning. I brewed pinapple ipa and raspberry philly sour. All tasted great from the FV. Added fruit in the end of fermentation. At bottling day both tasted fine. After 5 days in bottles i...
  2. HM-2

    Double IPA "Eldritch Terror" - West Coast Imperial IPA

    Let's start this one with some gratuitous use of thematically appropriate AI generated art: And maybe a picture of the beer in question? I've been on a bit of a Westie kick for probably six months now, and one of the things it's taught me is that I'm very particular about the WCIPAs I...
  3. S

    Hop experiences with Lutra (West Coast IPA)

    I'm in the process of designing a West Coast IPA that's gonna use Lutra as yeast. For now, the malt bill is as follows: 65% Pilsner malt 15% Pale malt 10% CaraMunich II 5% Carapils 5% Acidulated malt But the real question is the hops. I've heard Lutra can eat up a lot of hop flavor. I've...
  4. C

    Trends in Beer

    As someone who is embedded in the craft beer world I am asked almost on a daily basis what I think the next big trend in the craft beer world will be. In this article we will take a look at what I would consider to be the current craft beer trends as well as what will be the next big "thing" in...
  5. anteater8

    American IPA Citrus Pine Tropical Dank

    This West Coast IPA is designed to taste just how I like them - crisp with a smooth bitterness and a hop saturated flavor & aroma balanced with equal parts citrus, pine, tropical fruit and dankness. Specs: 6 gallons O.G. = 1.070 F.G. = 1.012 ABV = 7.6% Grain Bill: 7.5 lb 2 Row (46%) 7.5 lb...
  6. HimalayanBrew

    American IPA Hop Circus

    15 gallons 35lbs Pilsen (or Pale Malt) 2lbs, 1 oz Caramel light (10) 1lb, 8oz Carapils Mash @ 152 for 60 min .75 Summit @ 60 min 1.5 Cascade @ 30 min 1.5 Cascade @ 10 min 2.25 Citra @ 5 min 2.25 Citra @ flameout/whirlpool 2.25 Citra + 2.25 Cascade dry hop in secondary S-04 1 liter starter
  7. SouthPhillyBr3w3r

    American IPA Best Birthday IPA

    This batch will be a birthday present for one of my closest friends. I would love to get some feedback. I am hoping to make a twist on a West Coast IPA. In addition to the usual citrus, floral, and pine, I want to have a very strong, fruity nose with hints of tropical. I am concerned I am...