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Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 06-29-2014 at 06:43 PM
Brewed a Burton Ale yesterday (Maris Otter, Wheat, Crystal, Invert No3, caramel colouring).
West Yorkshire ale yeast and some admiral hops.Today I brewed a Rye IPA, 10% Rye, 10% Munich,
Maris Otter th...
Posted in thread: Mangrove Jack Cider Kit - Sulphur on 06-29-2014 at 01:05 PM
To types of sulphur you'll get is Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S), and Sulphur dioxide (SO2). Yeast
produce it, but the CO2 produced has a scrubbing action and will remove stuff like the sulphur
Posted in thread: Hop quantities? on 06-28-2014 at 10:15 AM
As you're in metric units try this:Bitters/Milds: 2-4 grams/litre of hops at end of boilPale
ales: 3-5g/lIPA's: 5g/l Now that's obviously a very rough guide and depends on how hoppy you
want the beer ...
Posted in thread: I don't keep a log on 06-28-2014 at 09:21 AM
Well, my career is as a brewer so note taking and measurements are kind of second nature to me,
so I've got logs of all my recipes etc.Most important really are figures for OG (and
efficiency) and mas...
Posted in thread: Any results? White Labs WLP670 American Farmhouse Blend on 03-28-2013 at 05:20 PM
Drinking a bottle of farmhouse ale with this now. 10% crystal rye (thought it was normal
rye).Two weeks in it hit 1.008, 5ish months later in secondary down to 1.003 and bottled.Tastes
nice, got a rea...
Posted in thread: Yeast Recovery on 02-06-2013 at 05:50 PM
The open container won't support wild yeast. He is catching blow off yeast in a container of
sanitizer. As long as the container has sanitizer in it the yeast are safe from bacteria or
wild yeast.If d...
Posted in thread: Yeast Recovery on 02-05-2013 at 09:13 PM
Why are you trying to catch blow off yeast in an open container that can support wild yeast if
it can support domesticated yeast instead of just saving the flocc'd slurry after you rack your
beer off ...
Posted in thread: Whirfloc always scares the crap out of me... on 01-21-2013 at 10:07 PM
Giving it a good cold crash @ 40-46F for 3-4 weeks takes care of all those issues despite the
trub.Well, it doesn't take care of them, but it makes it good enough.If cold crashing beer for
3 weeks was...
Posted in thread: Citrus Pale Ale help on 01-21-2013 at 09:52 PM
Well for a start you'd be better moving 15min additions to end of boil so you don't lose as
many aromaticsSecondly, nelson sauvin is pretty potent and tends to overwhelm other hops so
keep that in min...
Posted in thread: Whirfloc always scares the crap out of me... on 01-21-2013 at 09:49 PM
That material can dissolve back into the beer and cause haze issues / poor stability and
increased staling.However, unless you're putting it on shop shelves you don't have anything to
worry about beca...