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  • Posted in thread: Chocolate stout or Porter on 10-18-2014 at 12:26 PM
    Greg, I respectfully disagree about the cocoa powder. Perhaps you are thinking of instant cocoa
    milk packets with sugar and powdered milk.Cocoa powder is made of dried and ground cocoa beans,
    most of ...

  • Posted in thread: Sterilock - Waterless antibacterial airlock on 10-17-2014 at 05:16 PM
    Uses the same concept of an oil vent cap used on machinery crankcases. Some oil vents have a
    foam filter covered by a loose cap.It looks like a good substitute for very long fermentation
    where you mig...

  • Posted in thread: Adding Brown Sugar to a Porter on 10-17-2014 at 04:56 PM
    Dark and light brown sugar is white cane sugar with a specific amount of molasses added back.
    The processor starts with white sugar for a reliable base, like using a white base to create
    colored paint...

  • Posted in thread: Why does clear apple juice become cloudy? on 10-17-2014 at 04:25 PM
    Thank you, I will put it some place out of sight and forget it for a month. A little cloudy is
    OK, this went from crystal to mud in 24 hours.

  • Posted in thread: 6 lbs Gold Malt Syrup? on 10-17-2014 at 03:59 PM
    IMO,two 3.3 lb cans is close enough, even after the recipe correction. -- edit for the other
    responses --Liquid malt extract has 80% of the sugars of dry malt extract, per pound. So if you
    want to hit...

  • Posted in thread: Why does clear apple juice become cloudy? on 10-17-2014 at 03:53 PM
    I started with a gallon of clear apple juice with no preservatives and it became very cloudy
    one day after fermentation began, and has not cleared at all after fermenting one week. This
    surprised me. ...

  • Posted in thread: Corona crush w/ pic on 10-17-2014 at 02:04 PM
    just usually figure I need 2 lbs of base malt / gallon to get over 1.055, and make adjustments
    based on my empirical data points.Truth be told, I usually don't even measure gravity...shame
    on me? Her...

  • Posted in thread: American Wheat - BIAB on 10-16-2014 at 08:55 PM
    A nice, simple recipe with few ingredients - it will allow you to find out what each item
    brings to the game. Please post how it turns out.

  • Posted in thread: Save infected wort by re-boiling? on 10-16-2014 at 08:31 PM
    Results:Yay! it worked! [*]The mildly infected wort was brought to a boil and cooled [*]A
    strong batch of starter was created [*]Within a few hours of pitching the yeast it is madly
    bubbling away.The ...

  • Posted in thread: Save infected wort by re-boiling? on 10-15-2014 at 02:37 PM
    I have not brewed in months (sad) and used the yeast on hand. Must have been old yeast or I did
    not notice a mistake, like maybe the starter solution was too warm and killed it. OK, I'll
    bring it to a...

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