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Posted in thread: Berliner Weisse In 5 Weeks? on 09-23-2014 at 08:28 PM
I recently cultured up a Berliner from uncrushed malt and while my initial starter was a citrus
creamed corn, my wort souring grew pinkish peach pellicle and smelled of cherry pie. Not sure
if that's ...
Posted in thread: SUBP Let's Brew Wednesday thread on 09-23-2014 at 02:47 PM
What's your reasoning for keeping it in primary the whole time?
Posted in thread: SUBP Let's Brew Wednesday thread on 09-22-2014 at 02:26 PM
Thanks for sharing, I'm planning on brewing this up in the fall/winter. What was your final
gravity on this and how did you handle the dryhopping? Any time frames would be helpful if you
have them. A ...
Posted in thread: Quit hatin on dry yeast on 07-15-2014 at 02:36 PM
I believe its at the point now that the amount of yeast in one package is a disservice to new
homebrewers and that to really get to know a yeast and get the best out of it requires more
than just a fi...
Posted in thread: Request for Induction Equipment Information on 04-15-2014 at 02:17 PM
I apologize for the lack of specific detail, but I was able to bring 4 gallons of water to a
nice rolling boil on an Avantco 1800W using a non-magnetic "economy" 5 gallon kettle. The
kettle was bought...
Posted in thread: Rye Saison advise needed on 04-14-2014 at 03:29 PM
I would cut out the wheat and either add another lb of Pilsner or a lb of rye. That way you
isolate what the rye brings to the beer and still be good comparison to your first beer. I
would wait on the...
Posted in thread: Sorry Martin... B'N'W problem on 04-07-2014 at 07:31 PM
Ken, I'm a bit surprised, and then again I'm not, that you haven't chosen to brew the same beer
twice with the same ingredients and proceedure during all this. Last week I brewed up a
dopplebock and m...
Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 04-06-2014 at 06:21 AM
You might be best to start anew. Keep your starters low in sugar and step up gradually while
keeping a schedule. I recently took the dregs of one bottle to 10ml, then to 100ml and finally
to 1 liter o...
Posted in thread: Recipe for Pretty Things' Saint Botolph's Town?? on 04-05-2014 at 03:24 PM
Don't worry about the mash rise time. The idea behind the elevated temperature mash out is to
either improve lautering and/or to stop enzymatic action to set the fermentability limit of the
Posted in thread: My First American IPA Recipe on 04-05-2014 at 03:08 PM
70+ batches here so I might qualify to give some advice. ;) 1) corn sugar - The corn sugar
might help shift the balance of your beer between malt and hops. Dryness in an IPA helps as
I've found with t...