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Posted in thread: First lager experience on 11-16-2013 at 06:00 PM
I tried the first one as soon as the beer was carbonated. But, that funk was still hanging
around at the end of September when we tried a few more of them....
Posted in thread: First lager experience on 11-16-2013 at 05:18 PM
Steam beer actually, WLP810.I brewed this beer on July 4th, let it sit on the yeast at 57F
until July 24th and bottled. This beer tasted terrible, very funky, the best I can describe is
that it was si...
Posted in thread: Beersmith IBUs too high on 07-06-2013 at 05:15 PM
I entered the recipe seen at the link below into BeerSmith and got some crazy numbers for IBUs.
The recipe estimates 90-95 IBU, BeerSmith says 232(Tinseth). My boil times and volumes match
what the re...
Posted in thread: Hello from Mobile, AL on 06-20-2013 at 08:15 PM
Welcome back, from across the bay in Daphne!
Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning with 1056 on 06-17-2013 at 03:46 AM
My experience with this yeast is that it doesn't floc "tightly" in the bottom of the bottle.
Its difficult to pour a beer without disturbing it no matter how careful you are. Is this
common with this ...
Posted in thread: Refractometer confusion on 05-30-2013 at 01:23 AM
I just finished fermenting my first all grain batch, just a simple APA nothing fancy. OG
according to my ATC refractometer was 1.050, a little shy of my target gravity but still okay.
Posted in thread: Mash thickness question on 04-18-2013 at 12:26 AM
Thanks again for all your help. You've given me some great information!
Posted in thread: Mash thickness question on 04-17-2013 at 10:38 PM
Thanks for all your responses guys. That was exactly the info I needed. But, I do have one more
thing I'm not clear on. I'm brewing a 5.5gal batch which will use 11.5 lbs of grain, if I go
1.5qt per p...
Posted in thread: Mash thickness question on 04-17-2013 at 06:45 PM
Going to do my first AG batch soon. I've been doing a lot of reading and every source
recommends a different amount of strike water to use. I've seen 1.5qt per pound and 1, 1.1, 1.2
on up to 2 qt per ...
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 12-26-2012 at 03:43 PM
That is interesting because I was watching Moonshiners the other day and two of the guys were
malting their own barley and using that in the mash because the price of corn was up due to a