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Posted in thread: One Gallon Batch Yeast on 12-05-2015 at 09:19 PM
I tape it shut and store it in the fridge, never had a problem. Just spray some Starsan on the
packet before you cut it open again.
Posted in thread: Grains have started to sprout on 03-09-2015 at 10:36 AM
Are the sprouts dry or are they pliable, or actively growing? The grains are sprouted in the
malting process, then dried and kilned. The sprouts usually fall off in the processing. If you
are using un...
Posted in thread: Grains have started to sprout on 03-09-2015 at 09:23 AM
Apologies if this has been covered before but the search only led me to malt your grain
threads.This morning as I was milling my grain (Optic pale ale) for today's brew I noticed
right at the end that...
Posted in thread: Greetings From South Africa on 03-05-2015 at 07:41 AM
Hello HelloI am very excited about this:) Time to start readingI grew up down there and my
parents still live in KZN. What's the brewing scene like in SA? I gather a fair few small
breweries have open...
Posted in thread: coopers kit and some other leftovers. on 03-03-2015 at 10:28 AM
Do a partial boil with some of the DME, add some flavour hops (depends on your preference) and
boil for 15-20 minutes. Throw in some aroma hops and whisk in the rest of the DME. Cover and
leave stand ...
Posted in thread: Beer bottle dynamite :( on 02-23-2015 at 08:05 AM
You have all the advice you need about priming and avoiding bottle bombs but a word about PET
bottles.I use the Coopers 500ml brown PET bottles and they work fine. Get a bag of replacement
caps as the...
Posted in thread: Grain Bill to Highlight Yeast Strain on 11-26-2014 at 07:34 PM
I would stick to base malt, maybe a 50/50 split between pale and pilsner malt. Bittering hops
only for 20-25 IBUs. That's it. Catch the right yeast and you should have a nice pale ale.
Posted in thread: French Siason on 11-12-2014 at 08:49 PM
Consider using Safale T-58. It's a dry Belgian yeast that isn't overly Belgian but does throw
some peppery esters.
Posted in thread: BIAB Parti-gyle (1 gallon batches) on 11-07-2014 at 11:58 AM
Nice adjustments. I would've lowered the ibu of the planned mild to account for 25 ibu diluted
to whatever the final volume was. If you really want to partigyle I'd suggest doing a normal
mash by grai...
Posted in thread: The "We'll fix your label for you" thread on 11-01-2014 at 02:58 PM
%2520BEER.pngThanks, but not quite what I'm looking for. Have decided to go with this after
seeing the ot...