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Posted in thread: Efficiency question on 07-16-2015 at 12:29 PM
I constantly have efficiency issues due to the shape of my mash tun. I use a rectangular unit,
that I have fine tuned to 68-71% efficiency. However, I also BIAB and I regularly hit 82-84%. I
Posted in thread: Is there brett in yeast 3724 Belgian Saison? on 06-25-2015 at 03:16 AM
Just to wrap this thread up, the beer turned out awesome. I had it in the primary for almost 3
weeks. The last 5 days, I ramped up the temps from 74 degrees F up to 80. It was like magic
Posted in thread: how do you save money... and what's your per bottle price? on 06-10-2015 at 11:56 PM
I've never pinched pennies when brewing beer. I don't do it to save money...and I think that's
a realization that most of us have somewhere after buying our second brew kettle or a kegging
setup. I lo...
Posted in thread: I have chardonnay oak cubes for a recipe on 05-28-2015 at 06:31 PM
what yeast did you use? Many saison yeasts will impart a slight tart or sourness to the
finished beer, which as i've heard can take some time to develop.3724.
Posted in thread: I have chardonnay oak cubes for a recipe on 05-28-2015 at 12:56 AM
I don't know if this is typical with saisons (this is the first time I brewed one) but the beer
is more noticeably tart after being in the keg for over a month. I'm actually surprised that I
Posted in thread: I have chardonnay oak cubes for a recipe on 05-20-2015 at 12:16 AM
It dawned on me that I never posted a picture of the beer. Here it is.
Posted in thread: Growing hops for the first time on 05-14-2015 at 12:10 AM
Still looks like it's thriving. They're hearty little things. As long as your rhizomes aren't
damaged, I think it will keep doing what it does.
Posted in thread: Don't Do That. on 05-14-2015 at 12:05 AM
Filling bottles from my keg...without a growler filler. Don't do that.
Posted in thread: Hop growing question! on 05-05-2015 at 03:04 AM
These are all first years. Took them from rhizomes into what they became. I noticed a
difference in behavior by the hop type vs any other variable. 2-4 lines per line is fine. It
won't hurt the plant.
Posted in thread: I have chardonnay oak cubes for a recipe on 05-04-2015 at 04:54 PM
I would soak in water to re-hydrate.Then steam them for 15 minutes,then soak them in wineI
submerged the blocks in star san for 48 hours. I didn't even think about either boiling them or