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Posted in thread: Did I cold crash too quickly? on 02-11-2016 at 12:25 AM
If I read it correctly, you said the gravity of the starter wort was 1.096.Well there's your
problem (maybe)... there are a lot of yeasts that don't want to aggressively multiply in a wort
Posted in thread: Natural gas burners on 02-10-2016 at 05:57 AM
You can use one of those $17.00 burners on NG without any problems. As mentioned above it is
all about the orifice size (and the appropriate amount of O2). Depending on which type of
shutoff valve you...
Posted in thread: Recipe For Mixed DME and grains brew on 02-10-2016 at 05:50 AM
Put a few grains in your mouth and give them a good chewing, if they don't taste fresh or
sweet, you may want to change your plans...
Posted in thread: Did I cold crash too quickly? on 02-10-2016 at 05:42 AM
IIWM, I would check the gravity of your starter wort, if it is above 1.015 it hasn't used up
all the available sugar yet.
Posted in thread: Pale Ale thoughts on 02-10-2016 at 05:38 AM
ESB 1968 is a malt forward yeast, Irish ale 1084 is also a malt forward yeast. Mash at 154* and
ferment at 62* until finished. Raise temp to 70* for 4 or 5 days for a complete D-rest just in
Posted in thread: Brewers best very apple cider kit. on 02-07-2016 at 07:31 PM
Sorry to hear about your troubles. I would wait and see how it goes, not just dump it right
away. It is possible there was nothing embedded on the spoon to mess up your batch. I have not
used that cid...
Posted in thread: If I wanted the alcohol content to be higher.. on 02-07-2016 at 07:05 PM
You have cider kit that all of the planning has been done for you; just follow the instructions
and see how it turns out. If you modify the recipe before (or during) the making of it, you
will never k...
Posted in thread: Jacking around on 02-06-2016 at 02:35 AM
As long as the jacked portion doesn't get bottled and aged and then gets opened. In my
experience two days is the limit before the aged jack starts to oxidize; even once clear jack
starts dropping bit...
Posted in thread: Best compliment you've received? on 01-24-2016 at 08:37 AM
With a little poetic license allowed could this be the best compliment(s) you've received? A
neighbor I have only spoken to a couple of times before tonight I had asked him if he liked
beer and if so ...
Posted in thread: Musselmans Cider on 01-24-2016 at 04:00 AM
Musslemans cider makes great hard cider, I have used it many times.