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  • Posted in thread: Rye Whiskey Barrel Imperial Chocolate Porter Recipe Opinions Needed on 07-28-2015 at 05:01 PM
    If you want to stick with that much chocolate then that is up to you and that is why it's
    homebrewing! What is your projected FG? In the low 20's is usually good for barrel aged beers
    as the booze and...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation still going after 10 day dry hop - do I bottle anyway? on 07-17-2015 at 09:45 PM
    Generally if the yeast is within it's allotted attenuation range then it's probably done
    fermenting so a target FG isn't always the best measure unless you have used a yeast a lot and
    know how it beha...

  • Posted in thread: Competition Bummed on 07-17-2015 at 07:43 PM
    Placing with an IPA in a comp with that many entries would be quite difficult. IPA is one of
    the most common categories and I would imagine that there were at least a couple hundred in
    that category. ...

  • Posted in thread: Reusing sour equipment on 07-17-2015 at 05:28 PM
    Yeah I agree with you on the barrel stuff. I wasn't implying that I go from sour to clean beer
    in barrels (that is a really bad idea for the reasons you mentioned), just that I use only
    equipment that...

  • Posted in thread: Reusing sour equipment on 07-17-2015 at 04:34 PM
    I see this all the time but I don't really agree unless someone is beating the **** out of
    their plastic. Proper cleaning will get rid of bugs just fine, particularly in fermenters
    because they're eas...

  • Posted in thread: Reusing sour equipment on 07-17-2015 at 04:08 PM
    Anything that is plastic that you used post boil for your sour beer should be its own sour
    equipment. Plastic a porous and once the sour bugs get in the pores it is very difficult to get
    them out. For...

  • Posted in thread: Same batch, different water profiles? on 07-16-2015 at 10:50 PM
    why don't you post your profile and folks on here can help you out with it...

  • Posted in thread: Rye Whiskey Barrel Imperial Chocolate Porter Recipe Opinions Needed on 07-16-2015 at 09:09 PM
    Ok well I have the same comment about wlp013 that I did about wlp002. The attenuation is better
    so that might not be as much of a worry but I would be a bit wary of the alcohol tolerance.
    You're proba...

  • Posted in thread: Rye Whiskey Barrel Imperial Chocolate Porter Recipe Opinions Needed on 07-16-2015 at 09:07 PM
    What is your mash temp going to be? Have you used wlp002 before in this high gravity of a beer.
    I would be doubtful that it will make it to that high of an attenuation but I haven't made a
    super high ...

  • Posted in thread: WLP001 starter tastes quite sour on 06-19-2015 at 07:59 PM
    Do you normally taste your starters? If so do they usually taste sour?Sour isn't a good sign
    and I wouldn't potentially infect 15gal of wort with that one. IMHO just go to the store and
    get a few pack...

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