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  • 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...

  • Posted in thread: Mash in temperature advice please on 06-11-2015 at 09:36 PM
    I don't pre-heat my mash tun and I usually have to heat my strike water about 15-22 degrees
    higher than the desired mash temp depending on my strike to grain ratio. I tend to err on the
    higher side as...

  • Posted in thread: Rolling Pin Crush on 06-02-2015 at 11:22 PM
    What kind of all-grain brewing are you doing? Brew in a bag (BIAB) or with a mash tun that had
    a false bottom or sceen?You basically want to crush the grain enough so the husks are still in
    tact but t...

  • Posted in thread: Will dry hopping create fermentation?? on 06-02-2015 at 11:15 PM
    Sometimes when you rack it can kick-start fermentation again. Airlock activity isn't
    necessarily a sign of fermentation thought. It could just be off-gassing more due to racking.
    Hops can create nucle...

  • Posted in thread: Broken PH meter? on 05-21-2015 at 06:29 PM
    Agreed with above, you must chill your mash reading down to room temp or your probe will go bad
    a lot quicker than normal. How long have you had it? Under normal circumstances I believe they
    last for ...

  • Posted in thread: Unintended pellicle... on 05-16-2015 at 12:21 AM
    I would pull the hop bag out as it will impart grassy flavors if left in for two long.
    Unfortunately, anything that it plastic or rubber that touches this beer is potentially
    tainted. I personally wou...

  • Posted in thread: plastic or aluminum on 05-08-2015 at 12:11 AM
    Ah ok I see. Yeah I totally understand wanting to use as little plastic as possible post boil
    but you are probably fine using a plastic funnel. I dunno if spending that much on a aluminum
    one is that ...

  • Posted in thread: Low FG with high mouthfeel on 05-08-2015 at 12:08 AM
    Yeah sounds strange as it's not listed as being malty in the profile. I can't really help you
    anymore beyond that...

  • Posted in thread: plastic or aluminum on 05-07-2015 at 11:59 PM
    Are you straining out anything when you are transferring into the keg for fermentation? If not
    them why not get some silicone tubing?

  • Posted in thread: Bad fresh vanlla beans,off smell on 05-07-2015 at 11:57 PM
    That doesn't sound normal. When I have gotten them they smell great. Sounds like you got some
    bad ones.

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