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Posted in thread: flavor adjustment on 12-12-2013 at 05:03 PM
You can add lactose to a finished beer by boiling it in a small amount of water then dumping
in. It will probably add more sweetness than mouth-feel, but you will get both. Next time you
brew, you may...
Posted in thread: New Equipment Cleaning on 12-12-2013 at 04:56 PM
BKF will work well throughout. Standard PBW or oxyclean in hot water is also a good choice for
the general cleaning of equipment. A pipe brush or something similar will help you get at the
Posted in thread: Temperature for Bottle Fermentation? on 12-12-2013 at 04:50 PM
Premier Cuvee has a pretty wide temperature range. It will probably carb up at 60 degrees, it
just might take a while, especially if the ABV is high. Try warming it up to ~70 degrees. In
either case, ...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale mix on 12-12-2013 at 04:46 PM
Lots of people add pumpkin pie filling in various points during the brew. I have added it to
the mash, beginning and end of the boil, and in secondary. You don't really get much pumpkin
flavor from th...
Posted in thread: Beer for wedding on 12-11-2013 at 01:03 AM
I did 15 gallons of hard lemonade. Which, at 10%, knocked the pants off a few people. In
addition to 5 gals of kolsch, imperial stout, and cider. It was mostly the wedding party and
close friends drin...
Posted in thread: New to All Grain on 12-10-2013 at 11:37 PM
Kits are easy. Why not take the opportunity to start playing around with your own recipes? Not
to say that formulating your own recipe is hard or anything. This may be a good opportunity to
Posted in thread: Fermentation Temperature got a bit too high! on 12-10-2013 at 11:21 PM
Will 12 hours of a hot fermentation affect the flavor...yes. Will it be bad? Probably not.
Also, those fermometers are not incredibly accurate as to the actual temp inside the fermenter,
which was pro...
Posted in thread: Hello on 12-10-2013 at 11:17 PM
Welcome. What branch are you in?
Posted in thread: Uh oh, first batch, something wrong? on 12-10-2013 at 11:15 PM
That is just your yeast, doing its thing. It looks fine to me. Give it some time and it will
come out just fine.
Posted in thread: Blichmann beer gun use on 12-09-2013 at 02:38 PM
If it is balanced correctly there should be no foam. You may need to adjust your dispensing
pressure to find the sweet spot. I usually carb a few points higher when I am bottling with the
gun, to comp...