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Help! Brewed same IPA recipe multiple times and this time not as hoppy!

IBU perception can vary a lot but what you're estimating is about half the IBU making this IPA more like a Pale Ale. If everything was "the same" for this brew. I'd say you had old hops. When ...
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Have I ruined my brew before I even begin?

Absolutely nothing wrong with what you did.
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Help! Brewed same IPA recipe multiple times and this time not as hoppy!

Your finishing gravity always that high? Seems a bit high given the OG and the residual sugars could affect perceived bitterness. If the beer is finished, there is no way to add real bitterness. ...
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I am having trouble finding 1/2" inside diameter hose barb fittings to feed my Chugger pump

Hose barbs in that size range seem to usually have a 1/16th inch wall thickness, so the bore would be 0.125" smaller than the corresponding hose. In other words, to get a minimum 1/2" ID in a hose ...
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Will my airlock problem ruin my wine?

It's not ideal, but it's probably not a huge problem, either. It's highly unlikely to ruin your brew. It's most likely happening because the wine in the carboy is cooling, thus reducing pressure ...
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Floating fibres in Bochet mead

Looks normal Some yeast will flocculate into snowflake clumps or even strands. Jack M05 is rated as a high flocculation yeast.
1 vote

Hazy beer with new braumeister

Nice brew system Gratz I have no doubt you're reaching good hot break temperatures. Since your system is electrical heat with temp control with a vented hood. Water to Grain Ratio If I had to guess I'...
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Have I ruined my brew before I even begin?

The biggest consequence of what you did is to add an extra liter of water. Your finished beer will be slightly lighter. For example, if it was to be 4.5% Alcohol by Volume, it might be 4.1-4.2% ABV ...
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