Last Activity:04-27-2013 8:26 AM
Posted in thread: Getting my lager lighter on 04-12-2013 at 12:24 AM
Exactly. You will get more hop utilization this way, so maybe lower your hop amounts (something
that must be calculated).Cool. Thanks
Posted in thread: Getting my lager lighter on 04-11-2013 at 11:51 PM
I'll second doing a late addition of the DME. Gives less chance for caramelization in the
kettle which can darken the wort. Other than that I don't think you could find ingredients that
would yield a ...
Posted in thread: Getting my lager lighter on 04-11-2013 at 05:13 PM
So I brewed another batch of lager this winter. I was trying to get something similar to
Bitburger but again this year, while it taste very good, the brew came out more like an
american saranac lager....
Posted in thread: Best site for converting extract to grain? on 01-15-2013 at 05:51 PM
Posted in thread: Best site for converting extract to grain? on 01-14-2013 at 10:56 PM
Would the pale just be an american "pale ale" grain?The Light DME just be a 20L?The Wheat be
any American Wheat?
Posted in thread: Best site for converting extract to grain? on 01-14-2013 at 09:16 PM
I'm trying to convert my partail grain recipe to AG. The extract in the recipe is 1 lb Light
DME, 3 lbs Pale LME, 1 lb Wheat DME. How do I know exactly what grains to use for the
extracts?I know I can...
Posted in thread: How do you label your bottles? on 01-10-2013 at 08:32 PM
Create labels for all my beers. Quite time consuming. I name all my beers after music/songs I
enjoy. Have even gotten my beers to the guys in Furthur, Ryan Montbleau Band, and others. Have
them sign a...
Posted in thread: Can you always just pitch more yeast? on 01-09-2013 at 09:08 PM
Tried raising the temp for a few weeks and nothing changed. It has since cooled down a bit. I
am going to bring it back up to around 70 and pitch some champagne yeast and see if I get any
Posted in thread: 2 questions about brewing a very high gravity beer on 01-09-2013 at 09:05 PM
Thanks. Was first attempt at a monster ale like this so will make some adjustments next time. I
am actually going to pitch some champagne yeast just to see if I can get any of those residual
Posted in thread: Can you always just pitch more yeast? on 01-09-2013 at 05:35 PM
Recalculated starting gravity was 1.20.Final Gravity was 1.050.I'm thinking of pitching some
champagne yeast to try and dry it out a bit and maybe eat up even just a little of that