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Posted in thread: Could you tell me the best recipe of Witbier on 07-28-2016 at 01:12 PM
Witbiers are characterized by the use of at least 50% wheat, with the main charge coming from
(raw) Flaked Wheat. It all depends how close you want to get to traditional.Version 2 is
probably the clos...
Posted in thread: Using Rice Hulls To Prevent A Stuck Mash on 07-27-2016 at 04:43 PM
As long as your mash/sparge pH isn't higher than 5.6, the risk of leaching tannins is very
small.Rice hulls. You may not need them. I mill very finely, 0.026"/0.032" gap, and never have
a stuck mash u...
Posted in thread: Advice on buying a grain mill on 07-27-2016 at 04:32 PM
Look in your area for local group grain buys. Some breweries will sell grain too.We pay around
$42 for domestic 2-row in our group buy. $87 is really gouging it in that light.
Posted in thread: This contraption isn't working on 07-27-2016 at 10:42 AM
Never mind... I am trying to fix a problem that is inherit to the type of equipment I am using
... The iidea was good as I can hear CO2 flowing into the bag through the airlock which means
It is not e...
Posted in thread: This contraption isn't working on 07-26-2016 at 09:10 PM
Not really. In the bag there is a very active s-type airlock.Maybe the bag has a big hole in it
and here I am, scratching my head over why it does not inflate.Btw, I am on my third bag, each
time I fi...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-26-2016 at 07:16 PM
Alright then, I'm in!
Posted in thread: First brew - Bit sour and chemical taste on 07-26-2016 at 07:13 PM
It's been a REALLY long time since I tried one after just a few days in the bottle, but I don't
remember it tasting sour. Does anybody know if there is a correlation there?Yup, it shouldn't
Posted in thread: This contraption isn't working on 07-26-2016 at 07:07 PM
Odds are the lid isn't sealing well enough. The itty bit of restriction from the bag is
probably enough to let the CO2 escape the easier way, through the rim/lid seal.How come that
bag is slightly inf...
Posted in thread: 6+ month month old yeast on 07-26-2016 at 06:35 PM
Using liquid yeast, you should always make a starter!1. It proves viability2. It grows more
cells3. You can ranch some of the starter to make a new one for your next batchIf you don't
see/read any act...
Posted in thread: First brew - Bit sour and chemical taste on 07-26-2016 at 04:00 PM
Next time try to control the ferm temps toward the lower range for the yeast. It will make