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  • Posted in thread: Berliner Weisse In 5 Weeks? on 09-23-2014 at 07:28 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 01:47 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 01:26 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 01:36 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 01:17 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 02:29 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 06:31 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 05:21 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 02:24 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
    wort. This...

  • Posted in thread: My First American IPA Recipe on 04-05-2014 at 02:08 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...

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