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Posted in thread: Hefe Yeast Options-Calling All Hefe Specialists! on 08-01-2016 at 08:26 PM
True, I plan to try 3068 next brew date and simply pitch direct and don't worry with a starter.
I also think I'll quit with the saved slurry on these Hefe's if the direct pitch works out ok.
It costs ...
Posted in thread: Hefe Yeast Options-Calling All Hefe Specialists! on 07-30-2016 at 11:21 PM
I am just learning nuisances of step mashing, but it sounds like 30-30-20 may be our best
schedule. If iodine testing is accurate (debatable), I have seen light malt grain bills
complete single infusi...
Posted in thread: Hefe Yeast Options-Calling All Hefe Specialists! on 07-29-2016 at 07:01 PM
The biggest secret to great hefeweizen is to treat the yeast like ****. Use WLP300 or WLP380,
and just pitch the vial without making a starter. Keep fermentation temperature in the 60s F
for more clov...
Posted in thread: Ingredients for strong abv beer? on 07-27-2016 at 10:57 PM
I hear brews that are extract based frequently finish around 1.020. Maybe you could try one of
the recipes the database? It might give you some more direction.
Posted in thread: Kegging question.....duh on 07-27-2016 at 10:50 PM
I second that. No need to worry about short methods of carbing if you have that much time.And
30 psi is usually for 24-36 hours, depending on initial temp into the kegerator.
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 07-27-2016 at 10:48 PM
I brewed this yesterday, my first attempt at a pumpkin ale. I never have more than one or two
pints a season, but my friends enjoy the style so I'm trying my hand at it.Out of curiosity, I
weighed my ...
Posted in thread: Temperature opinions and advice on 07-27-2016 at 09:41 PM
Best guess would be to shoot for 75F for the first few days then let it free rise. The websites
say 70-90. Are you building the yeast up in volume or just pitching the dregs from one bottle
Posted in thread: Show us your Kegerator on 07-27-2016 at 09:23 PM
Them tap handles look rather scarily like some "specialist" things we used to sell when I
worked for an adult toy company...;)I've heard that before. Couldn't figure out if it was my
mind in the gutte...
Posted in thread: Looking to try mead and would love some guidance on 06-19-2016 at 05:43 PM
Posted in thread: Why do you make 10G batches? on 06-17-2016 at 07:28 PM
Between friends and family 10 gal was then only way to go. I regularly split batches with
friends. Plus I don't like to be the guy whining about how fast my beer went when my BIL comes
to the house.