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  • Posted in thread: Recipe to use when using baking/bread yeast on 08-23-2013 at 08:50 PM
    BYO's Pumpernickel Porter gives the option of using bread yeast (traditional Kvass). I made it
    with beer yeast. if you use bread yeast, drink it quickly.I don't think this link is to the BYO
    recipe, b...

  • Posted in thread: excel carbonation process on 08-23-2013 at 06:37 PM
    72-75 will carbonate more quickly than 65. It's not like fermenting, where the higher temps can
    really affect the taste. Still, if you carbonate too warm, it might be detrimental, or you may
    even have...

  • Posted in thread: New to the forum...wheat/fruit beer on 08-20-2013 at 04:33 PM
    I think you could probably do both honey and fruit together. I've never don both together
    because i don't really like fruit much. There's a recipe for honey-apricot in the forum below.
    new this forum...

  • Posted in thread: Electrolyte Beer for Runners on 08-19-2013 at 09:18 PM
    What *are* these electrolytes? Do you even know?

  • Posted in thread: Beginners all extract hoegaarden clone on 08-19-2013 at 09:09 PM
    I've never used or investigated Mr. Beer products, sorry, I'm ignorant in that field.Do you
    still boil the hopped extract or just dump it in boiling water to pasteurize it? Then add your
    adjuncts, spi...

  • Posted in thread: Beginners all extract hoegaarden clone on 08-18-2013 at 06:21 PM
    You are boiling hops aren't you? I don't see them in your recipe or boil schedule.Whispering
    Wheat is a Mr Beer kit that is pre-hopped, so no need to hop it.

  • Posted in thread: pilsner on 08-16-2013 at 05:16 PM
    You can use an ale yeast to do this (won't be a true pilsner). Some of the basic kits labeled
    pilsner do this. Nottingham is a good choice.You could also try a Cali Common type yeast,
    although those s...

  • Posted in thread: First time muntons gold IPA to augment or not? on 08-15-2013 at 08:25 PM
    Typically it's lagers that need diacetyl rests. I think a few other yeast strains may benefit
    from it. I'd be shocked if a yeast used in a basic canned kit would require one.

  • Posted in thread: Anyone else NOT getting hangovers from their homebrew? on 08-15-2013 at 05:51 PM
    I've heard that the alcohol inhibits the absorption of vitamins, so you're not really getting
    that much out of your homebrew.

  • Posted in thread: Bottled lager after 5 days in fermenter on 08-14-2013 at 09:01 PM
    You do have to be careful about oxygen. Most of us use a "beer thief" or turkey baster to
    gently remove some beer for a sample. Try not to knock around the fermenter and maybe even open
    the lid a half...

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