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Posted in thread: Homemade PBW Recipe on 08-29-2014 at 12:07 PM
I picked up ingredients for this mixture yesterday. The TSP/90 was easy to find, however I
don't go to walmart, so I found oxyclean free at Target, on sale 3.99/3lb. Also at Target I
only found a 75oz...
Posted in thread: The original Lager thread.. Everything you ever wanted to know or ask on 04-13-2014 at 10:10 PM
What folks (like me) discourage is the pointless/needless siphoning of a beer to a secondary.
In your situation, long-term aging or lagering is a perfectly good reason to move the beer over
to a carbo...
Posted in thread: The original Lager thread.. Everything you ever wanted to know or ask on 04-13-2014 at 04:36 PM
If you want to keep it sitting around until July, I'd want to transfer it off the yeast into a
new carboy.Sent from my iPhone using Home BrewThat is what I was thinking, but from reading
around here i...
Posted in thread: The original Lager thread.. Everything you ever wanted to know or ask on 04-12-2014 at 05:13 PM
Here's a question for the lager experts.I brewed an Oktoberfest last weekend, everything went
well. It's doing d-rest currently. The original plan was to transfer it into a keg in another
day or two, ...
Posted in thread: Reverse Osmosis (RO) or Deionized water starter thoughts on 03-24-2014 at 05:52 PM
my SOP for brew water:Here in Waukesha we have very hard water, about 450mg/l total hardness,
as CaCO3. I cut the water 1 part tap to 3 parts RO which give me about 110 mg/l total hardness.
I use this...
Posted in thread: 1st competition on 03-22-2014 at 08:45 PM
Congrats! how many entries total?I'm thinking of trying a homebrew competition, even if I don't
win just to get some feedback from beer experts.
Posted in thread: My Lager Pitching Temps on 03-14-2014 at 05:23 PM
I usually chill the wort to a few degrees below planned ferment temperature, and have the yeast
starter chilled a few degrees below that. So I pitch yeast into slightly warmer wort, then let
it rise a...
Posted in thread: Do I reduce dme in a partial mash? on 02-28-2014 at 10:47 PM
I may be off the mark on this, someone will correct me I'm sure, I think steeping is more for
extracting flavor and color from specific grains, not necessarily conversion of starch. For
Posted in thread: 3 weeks- Grain to glass. Anyone else doing this? on 02-11-2014 at 11:03 PM
I went through a phase a few years ago where I decided all my lighter ales had to go grain to
glass in 10-14 days. Centennial blonde, hefe's, belgian wits, etc all tasted good initially,
but they seem...
Posted in thread: I don't like Belgians, Sours, or Hefs. Am I alone? on 02-11-2014 at 05:49 PM
Hmmm, maybe some people are more or less sensitive to some flavors, like banana flavor. I
was/am a big fan of hefe's, and to me Hacker-Pschor, Paulaner, Franz, none of them seem to have
an in your fac...