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re: Homebrewing Thread: Volume II - Bleed P&G
Is anyone on here a member of the BJCP? I was looking into it over the weekend, and holy shit, it seems like a lot of studying. However, tasting lots of beers to train for the tasting exam will be fun. Any tips on the preparation for the online and tasting exams, other than studying the guideline...
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re: Homebrewing Thread: Volume II - Bleed P&G
[quote]Are yall using [b]gelatin[/b] or boifin and or just [b]whirlfloc[/b].[/quote] I use both of these, but the whirlfloc has to be used at the end of the boil. Gelatin can be added to the carboy or keg....
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[quote]This grain bill is perfect[/quote] Do you mind sharing it?...
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re: Homebrewing Thread: Volume II - Bleed P&G
Do you have a pound or two of oats in your grain bill? That is likely what is causing the turbidity. The final beer will be fine. I just wrapped up a German pils. It came in a couple of points high at 1.050, but other than that, it was a flawless brew day. ...
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[quote]Anyone here ever put flour in the boil for a NE style ipa? [/quote] I did this once. I threw in a tablespoon of flour at the end of the boil. It made the beer very turbid, much more than it needed to be. The beer tasted fine, but I won't be doing it again. It doesn't really do anything to im...
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[quote]1.00 oz Amarillo [0.00 %] - Steep/Whirlpool 25. Hop 13 0.0 IBUs 1.00 oz Citra [0.00 %] - Steep/Whirlpool 25.0 m Hop 14 0.0 IBUs 1.00 oz Columbus (Tomahawk) [0.00 %] - Steep/Whi Hop 15 0.0 IBUs 1.00 oz Galaxy [0.00 %] - Steep/Whirlpool 25.0 Hop 16 0.0 IBUs [/quote] I am a huge fan of us...
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[quote]40 psi for 24 hours[/quote] [quote]Typically set the regulator to 30 psi, then roll the keg around. Do this about 5 minutes are so. Then place it in the fridge for 24 hours.[/quote] [quote]35-40 psi for a day[/quote] Doesn't sound like anyone else has patience either. :lol:...
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[quote]I do recall i force carbed for about 40 hours instead of the usual 24 at 30 psi, then dropped the co2 back to 18-20 psi and let it sit for a week, then reduced to serving pressure.[/quote] While on this topic, what is everyone's carbonation technique? I don't have the patience to set it ...
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[quote]Today One of my kegs started foaming up like crazy. It was dispensing fine a few days ago, but all of a sudden k get foam.[/quote] I had this same problem for my first 15+ batches of beer. I noticed that my beers would pour fine until I got down to the last gallon in the keg. Then each beer ...
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[quote]Strong porter or stout followed by low gravity stout or porter[/quote] Yeah, I was thinking about doing a pecan porter. Do you think that the pecan flavor will fall out while it ages in the barrel?...
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The wife delivered this year for Christmas. Now the only questions is what to fill it with. [img]https://i.imgur.com/NNvyF0Q.jpg[/img]...
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[quote]all 10 minutes and later in the boil, then whirlpool, dry hops.[/quote] I did this recently with a red IPA. I was very happy with the results. Will definitely be doing it again in the future....
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Where to launch in Delacroix? - Bleed P&G
I have not been out there in 15+ years. Where is a good place to launch?...
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re: Homebrewing Thread: Volume II - Bleed P&G
I made a NE IPA recently that came out pretty well. The mouthfeel was perfect, but I found that the beer was a bit too bitter. [quote]1) Whirlpool hopping [/quote] Definitely whirlpool hop, but wait until the wort temperature gets down to around 175°F. I added 4 oz of hops at flameout and let i...
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What does the 60 minute rest at 100F do? I understand the rest of it; protein rest, beta rest, alpha rest and mashout. ...
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[quote]So what's on everyone's Christmas list?[/quote] Last year, I got Mark's Keg Washer and I love it. It makes cleaning kegs and carboys effortless. I put it in the bathtub, add some hot PBW, come back 20-30 minutes later and its done. I use it very often and highly recommend it. [img]https://b...
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LBHS was out of 3711, so I passed on the saison. Ended up brewing a smoked brown ale. Brew day went pretty well considering that I was watching the game while brewing....
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What is your mash temperature?...
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To all in this thread, I'm going to be brewing this weekend, but have not yet decided what to brew. I am going to the LHBS later today to get ingredients. What should I brew? Give me one of your favorite recipes. The only two styles that I don't want to brew right now are porter and IPA, since I ...
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re: What are some good things from Trader Joes? - Bleed P&G
The mini croissants and peanut butter cups are killer. ...
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