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Posted in thread: Add new wort to old yeast cake? on 02-13-2015 at 07:42 AM
Call it a poor choice of words. When I said highly recommend, I meant between pitching directly
on a yeast cake vs yeast washing. With yeast washing being a debatable subject, like all things
Posted in thread: Dunkelweizen Critique/Advice? on 02-11-2015 at 04:10 PM
You can set down and compare it to commercial styles, against the BJCP Guidelines, hand it to a
judge/competition, or just have your beer geek friends help you identify anything that would
take it ove...
Posted in thread: Barleywine decoction for too low mash on 02-10-2015 at 04:31 AM
What is your reason behind the sugar? If your FG is a concern, and are trying to add gravity
would DME do the same for you?
Posted in thread: SMaSH recipe help on 02-09-2015 at 07:21 AM
An EPA style is a good choice too, and especially with the WLP 007. I always start with an
BU/GU of 0.91 for APAs on brand new recipes. I would imagine your going to make an IPA of some
sort for your ...
Posted in thread: Add new wort to old yeast cake? on 02-09-2015 at 07:14 AM
In honesty, I haven't had time to read the thread; however, IMHO, your bound to have less of a
clean fermentation by pitching directly on a yeast cake. With all of the trub left over from
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 20 Gallon Sight Glass Kettle Giveaway! on 02-08-2015 at 05:51 PM
Posted in thread: How much coffee for my coffee stout? on 02-08-2015 at 05:35 PM
I would recommend to add the coffee as you bottle/keg. With 2 oz of coffee it may not be able
to break through that much dark malt. I, personally, would be looking at a minimum of 4 oz to
start any ty...
Posted in thread: Adding coffee/whiskey to an imperial stout on 02-08-2015 at 05:31 PM
For a 5 gallon batch people normally range from 4 to 8 ounces of cold pressed coffee. You can
either just got the simple route and start this batch at 4 oz. You can also find a beer similar
to yours a...
Posted in thread: Add new wort to old yeast cake? on 02-08-2015 at 05:20 PM
I've never did this, but it is highly recommended to wash the yeast and then pitch. If you
pitch on top of the yeast cake you risk issues from the trub carry over.
Posted in thread: SMaSH recipe help on 02-08-2015 at 05:11 PM
Well, I would go with something simple like an APA OG of 1.050 and IBU of 45 to give you .90
Bitterness Ratio to keep it drinkable like a great APA. Utilize a cheap and solid hop like
cascade to keep ...