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Posted in thread: Oktoberfest recipe critique requested on 07-17-2014 at 03:21 AM
Indeed, that sounds good. I've messed around with 3 lager yeasts now 830, 833, and 838 (same as
the 2308). All decent, but I prefer the 833. Probably stick with it for all my lagers. 830 was
Posted in thread: Gravity not dropping? 4 batches at 1.026 on 03-17-2014 at 10:58 PM
How are you measuring FG? Refractometer by chance? If so, remember to correct the FG reading
based on your OG.
Posted in thread: 2014 NHC Entry/Recipe Form Question on 03-03-2014 at 04:24 PM
In addition to what cadillac said, I would say DON'T write anything by hand. You only need your
bottle labels - rubber banded to your bottles. The bottle labels will have been printed by your
Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning an Eisbock on 02-28-2014 at 07:00 PM
I don't have the eisbock experience you're looking for, but I have bottle conditioned a few
doppelbocks. 1. For a fully attenuated eisbock (and it needed to be fully attenuated before
eising), there i...
Posted in thread: Bottling for NHC, with limited time. on 02-25-2014 at 08:44 PM
Maybe...I'd wait until Tuesday/Wednesday (the 11th or 12th) to ship and hope for the best. I
would assume that your bottles will get refrigerated once they arrive. I would bottle like you
plan, ship o...
Posted in thread: Perlick o-rings on 02-24-2014 at 05:09 PM
This wasn't what was asked, but I bought a couple of these to have on hand. They work well and
don't anticipate having to rebuild that often.
Posted in thread: Making AG starter wort on 02-04-2014 at 02:54 AM
My vote is before and after. I just about always save at least a liter of wort after I've
boiled and chilled - essentially the dregs with all of my break material, etc, the last bit
that I don't want ...
Posted in thread: My first Bo Pils....need advice on decoctions! on 01-23-2014 at 07:53 PM
One thing to add...I was a dyed in the wool batch sparger, saw no reason EVER to change on the
homebrew level, until I did my first decoction. mjohnson's post above reminded me when he
Posted in thread: My first Bo Pils....need advice on decoctions! on 01-23-2014 at 05:18 PM
I would mash in at 100F like they say, but I don't think it's necessary to hold it for 30
minutes. You want the mash to be fully wet/hydrated, and give it time to for the enzymes to get
in solution. 3...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-14-2014 at 02:42 PM
I'm in too.