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First wort hopping experiments

My First Wort Hopping experiments If you ar following the FWH thread you see I have doen some experiments in this system, It highly interest me as I do like hops, but I do not like hash hops. I am not a scientist, I do not even know how to measure how harsh hops can be except blind testing. So I am ...

Re: Hallertau Family of hops

Scott I have a friend that does a Rauch that is out of this world he has 2 rocks that are about 6 inches in diameter. he puts them on a charcoal fire and when the boil starts he puts one in, every ten minutes or so he switches them out till the end of the boil that beer has a smoke taste that is so ...

An update

found a supply of mount hood pellets at 7.3 found some Chinock leaf that is fresh when I opened the bag. I also got on the list for fresh mount hood flowers dried and sealed in 1 ounce bags at a very good price, if I buy a pound or more, that is alright as this and chec saaz are 2 of my favorite hop...

Re: All the best for 2016.

uys once I find a way to post pics, I want to show you the clarity of the beers I have been brewing BIAB since I joined. I just did a continental lager, no filtering, just my 4 step infusion BIAB that is so clear I am stoked like a beginner brewer. Being a lager head one thing we love to show off is...

Re: All the best for 2016.

I like the site more than I do sites that have a huge amount of traffic I stop by all the time and browse to gather information, good information. What I find about the large sites is they are trying to protect their size, and numbers, and show that to advertisers. In doing such they allow the water...

Re: Late Wort Hopping

well a blind tasting is in I had 4 guys do the test, each had 4 beers in front of them, labeled a, b, c, d. they were actually just 2 beers, both a simple blonde ale, when the mash was finished the wort was separated into 2 pots. Now one was hopped right away and the other hopped when the boil start...

Re: Lupulin Powder

From what I have read, they use a cryogenic process to strip the flowers of the resins and oils, this process leaves flower leafs that are not bitter and a powder that has all that we want the flowers for. It is being marketed by YCH hops. they tout that there is no loss while dry hopping using the ...

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FFL, Your step #7, I would leave your container out for 12-24 hours to cool down to ambient temp before putting it in the fridge. That is a big load on the fridge I would think. This is a complicated scenario. Yes there will be a large total BTU load to cool it, how that load is spread out (how lon...

Re: Late Wort Hopping

Scott I totally agree about the need for side by side brews and testing I think this is a subject that does makes sense to a lot of people but has no scientific study behind it. I would love to try it on system we could make batches in one mash so we could have 3 different hopping methods going. I w...

Re: Late Wort Hopping

I am in my second batch of FWH As far as I can tell, my first batch, I call it a Rye Ale. came out real good, the bitter is just right However this has never been a real bitter beer, I use the uniqueness of the rye taste to help balance the malt My wife did want to know if it was a new recipe howeve...

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