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Posted in thread: Chocolate stout on 02-02-2013 at 04:52 PM
I have been doing all grain for a while. I would say you need to use a base malt for your
recipes and use less of the really highly colored specialty malts. The base malt will
contribute extra enzymes...
Posted in thread: Attempting to brew in Okinawa on 01-25-2013 at 09:39 AM
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Posted in thread: Upgrade time...help plz. on 01-24-2013 at 06:57 AM
The crush of the grain was the issue. With the new grain mill he moved from the 65-70 range to
the 75-80 range.
Posted in thread: Accidentally ordered California v ale yeast. on 01-12-2013 at 01:27 AM
You should be fine. California V is the same basic strain as 1272 (Anchor Liberty) according to
Mrmalty. I use it for most of my IPA and Pale recipes. I prefer it to 1056 because it tends to
make for ...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 01-10-2013 at 05:25 AM
If you have beersmith you will be better off to create the recipe yourself based on your
equipment and efficiency. I would share mine but I did a parti-gyle type of production. The Big
beer hit 1.094 ...
Posted in thread: pitching rate by temperature on 01-10-2013 at 05:20 AM
I generally over pitch a little bit. I tend to get a pretty predictable level of esters as long
as I keep the yeast healthy and the temp low. I have never really experienced any negatives
Posted in thread: top 5 commercial brews... on 01-09-2013 at 07:13 AM
NinkasiLagunitasTen BarrelSierra NevadaBridgeportSorry if you did not make the list... I shed a
tear for each brewery I could not include.
Posted in thread: pitching rate by temperature on 01-09-2013 at 06:48 AM
I would definitely pitch more yeast. I assume that you are pitching low for a clean ferm. My
understanding is that if the yeast do not complete the growth stage quickly before the active
stage you can...
Posted in thread: Northern brewer session on 01-09-2013 at 06:08 AM
My brother does an awesome pale ale with northern brewer and simcoe.SRM 7-9og appx 1.052IBU
appx 35Pale malt 90 %Munich 10 L 5%Caramunich 40 l 5%northern brewer at 60 for about 32 IBU1 oz
Posted in thread: airlock bubbling over!! on 01-09-2013 at 05:47 AM
Don't sweat it. You simply have an active fermentation which is better than a slow fermentation
which tends to lead to tired yeast that are not predictable and create off flavors. With any
beer with O...