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Posted in thread: Under pitched my Red Ale on 02-09-2011 at 08:35 PM
Slightly more hoppy... I wonder why? Extended contact with hops debris relative to the
secondaried batch? Is it more bitter or more hop flavored or more hop smelling?More bitter. And
there was not muc...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Robust Porter on 02-08-2011 at 03:09 PM
This thing is stuck at 1.032 after 4 weeks in primary. I have roused the yeast and turned up
the room heat to 72F. On sunday the 5th, I made a 1000ml starter with 1.030 wort and washed
Irish Ale 1084 ...
Posted in thread: Under pitched my Red Ale on 02-08-2011 at 03:04 PM
Well, it's been in the bottles for 2 weeks. I chilled one from each batch and did a sampling.
They both are carbonating well and have a nice head and lacing. The primary only is slightly
more hoppy. T...
Posted in thread: Correct term for female brewer? on 01-27-2011 at 06:11 PM
The ballooning community went through this process. Traditionally, the person (historically
male) who is in charge of balloon launches at balloon rallies is call the "Balloonmeister".
This term came f...
Posted in thread: Under pitched my Red Ale on 01-21-2011 at 09:22 PM
Great experiment with surprising results! Generally people secondary to get clearer beer.That
is part of the new thinking. Keeping it primary longer nets clearer beer. That is what happened
Posted in thread: Under pitched my Red Ale on 01-21-2011 at 04:01 PM
Update: This has been going for 4 weeks now. The FG for BOTH batches has leveled out at 1.015.
No difference! I did noticed that the one I left in primary is much clearer than the one I
racked to seco...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Robust Porter on 01-21-2011 at 02:56 PM
I just made this extract version yesterday. The 9# of LME seems like a lot. The cans come as
3.3# and I got 3 of them so that was 9.9#. My OG came out to 1.080!!!! The store did not have
Posted in thread: Anyone having success with Nottingham dry yeast? on 01-17-2011 at 03:25 PM
I recently tried to buy some Notty at my LHBS and he said there was a recall on it and he had
sent his stock back and it had not been replaced yet. I just checked the Danstar website and
there is noth...
Posted in thread: Bottle Sanitization on 01-14-2011 at 03:42 PM
Revvy, that picture is just beautiful. I'm doing an experiment now. I have 10 gallons of
Irish Red I brewed on Dec. 26. I racked 5 gallons to secondary after one week and left the
other 5 gallons in...
Posted in thread: Shipping Bottles on 01-14-2011 at 03:24 PM
Since the US military is no longer using it, we should adopt the rule, "Don't ask -- Don't
tell". Just make sure you package them well as described above and send them on their merry
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