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Posted in thread: Gravity is always lower than projected on 03-28-2013 at 05:36 AM
When you make 5 gallons of wort are you measuring out 5 gallons of water and then adding the
Posted in thread: First lager on 02-04-2013 at 05:15 AM
I would follow the advice that everyone has given so far. I would add myself that you should
think first of yeast health when making this first batch of lager. Build up the starter, use
Posted in thread: Best SMaSH recipe you've made??? on 01-30-2013 at 04:13 AM
This one turned out very well...BeerSmith 2 Recipe Printout - Beisl BierBrewer:
CellarbrauAsst Brewer: Style: Vienna LagerTYPE: All GrainTaste: (30.0) Recipe
Posted in thread: Oxidation in Commercial Beers on 01-29-2013 at 07:33 AM
How often do you find a beer that has within a reasonable shelf life, say 6 months, become
unpleasantly oxidized?Which are the worst offenders? Which are the best?
Posted in thread: Canadian Beer Style Guide on 01-29-2013 at 06:54 AM
I can honestly say I've never heard of any of those brands. Don't you guys send anything down
here other than Molson?We keep all the good stuff for ourselves, eh?
Posted in thread: I guess Fermcap-S does expire... on 01-28-2013 at 05:44 AM
I'd be more choked about the clean up than losing some wort.Fermcap does stratify and the
liquid on top won't be effective. Try shaking up the bottle and using it again. Shake it again
before each use...
Posted in thread: Canadian Mega Brewery on 01-20-2013 at 07:42 AM
If it was me I would drop the Tower of Power and plan a good fermentation area with more than 1
fermenter.Also, Blichmann Burners are so good and reasonably priced I don't know why you would
Posted in thread: Plastic cooler gave my beer plastic flavor, will polyclar help? on 01-20-2013 at 06:17 AM
plastic + more plastic = less plastic :confused:
Posted in thread: Will a single step mash work with 100% Vienna Grain Bill on 01-09-2013 at 04:43 AM
Did it last weekend.An easy thing to do is to search for for a "typical analysis" for your
brand of malt. Sometimes they outright tell you what % of the grist you can use it for. If not,
"DP" or diast...
Posted in thread: Never dump your beer!!! Patience IS a virtue!!! Time heals all things, even beer! on 01-09-2013 at 03:47 AM
Hey! I remember this thread. Still disagree. In fact I'll be dumping a couple half full,
oxidized kegs to make room for fresh beer."If you see a beer, do it a favor, and drink it. Beer
was not meant t...