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Posted in thread: New post a picture of your pint on 01-27-2015 at 05:04 PM
Damn that's looks crisp. Post the recipe? Is that a 12° or is it 12% abv?12°, all Czech beers
are listed in degrees Plato. Yeasts that are good in it: Wy 2124, 2278, W-34/70 dry, Mangrove
Posted in thread: New post a picture of your pint on 01-27-2015 at 03:44 PM
My Czech Pils, Světlé Ležák 12°. Been working on this recipe for years and finally
have got it where I want it. Many malts/batches and 6 different yeasts to get it where I'm
satisfied. It's ...
Posted in thread: Source for pH Buffer Tablets on 01-15-2015 at 05:04 PM
Posted in thread: Munich Dunkel Water Profile on 01-14-2015 at 09:27 PM
Thanks, so if I were to start out with RO water maybe just a bit of calcium chloride would get
me close enough?I like my dunkels with 50ppm Ca+ from CaCl2. Mash pH usually ~5.3-4. I added a
Posted in thread: mangrove jacks yeast on 11-03-2014 at 03:20 AM
I used this on a pils, and I would have loved some pineapple -- man, did it turn out sulfury! I
fermented ~6 batches with M84. All but the first with repitched slurry. Didn't get sulfur but I
Posted in thread: mangrove jacks yeast on 11-03-2014 at 01:13 AM
I've got 5 gallons of IPL in the fermenter. I pitched two packets of M84 Bohemian Lager yeast.
It took nearly a week to start and it's been sitting at 12C for three weeks now. It's dropped
from 1060 t...
Posted in thread: Lets see your boils (*no staph) on 09-07-2014 at 10:20 AM
9.7 gal boil in a 10 gal pot. I like to live life on the edge. Not 1 drop spilled. 8.5gal pot
with and 8 gal boil. Fermcap is my friend
Posted in thread: Acetaldehyde and Lagers Boil-off at 68.4F? on 08-15-2014 at 08:07 AM
AJ, I've always done a d-rest at the end of ferm but never let my chamber rise above 65F. It
occurred to me that my winter brews won't reach 70F w/o heat. All I need do is plug a bulb into
the heat si...
Posted in thread: Acetaldehyde and Lagers Boil-off at 68.4F? on 08-15-2014 at 01:54 AM
I brew mostly lagers, build RO with minimal additions, check and adjust pH, ferment in a temp
controlled chamber and pitch adequately sized starters using yeast calculator software. Allow
temp to rise...
Posted in thread: Anyone haerd of these new Yeasts from Mangrove Jack's (New Zealand) on 07-04-2014 at 11:41 AM
I used the Bohemian Lager strain on multiple batches with the first one being direct pitched at
50F, the rest re-pitched from harvested yeast. The statement about the packs being 50b cells