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Posted in thread: Looking for advice - Lots of space under my false bottom on 09-23-2014 at 01:53 AM
I have about a gallon under my false bottom, and all I do is add it to my strike water. As long
as you have a pickup tube and your not leaving alot of wort in the pot that contains sugar you
Posted in thread: Looking for advice - Lots of space under my false bottom on 09-23-2014 at 12:51 AM
I have a 20 gallon PolarWare brew kettle that I use as my MLT in a HERMS setup. I have a false
bottom that has ~ 3 gallons of space under it. I have a feeling that this may be the cause of
some of my ...
Posted in thread: Question on instructions in Strict Observance Tripel on 08-24-2012 at 02:24 AM
OK - So I am planning on brewing a 10 gallon batch of this tomorrow. I have a
temperature-controller for an old fridge - so I'm going to use that for fermenting this. Couple
questions on this:1) Ferme...
Posted in thread: Question on instructions in Strict Observance Tripel on 08-20-2012 at 06:40 PM
I made this in the Spring and it's in thick bottles now carving to 3.75 vol CO2. I usually
never secondary but did so for this beer and cold conditioned in bulk for a month before
bottling. There was ...
Posted in thread: Question on instructions in Strict Observance Tripel on 08-20-2012 at 12:37 AM
If I were to carbonate and then lager for 1 month - Could I just hook it up to my CO2 for a few
days at high pressure, then disconnect and put it in the fridge at 44 or so without any gas
hooked up to...
Posted in thread: Question on instructions in Strict Observance Tripel on 08-19-2012 at 11:52 PM
I have the book "Brewing Classic Style" by Jamil Z and am interested in brewing the Strict
Observance Tripel. Under the Fermentation and Conditioning instructions it states "Pitch the
yeast at 64 and ...
Posted in thread: Is it OK to do a Yeast starter 36 hours in advance? on 08-10-2012 at 03:02 AM
Thanks for the info guys.So now I am doing another batch and this time I'm just using a single
smack pack and doing the multi-step preparation. I made a starter in 1.4L.Now - my question is
when I pou...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 08-08-2012 at 01:10 PM
How crucial is the crash cooling for this beer? I brewed a 10+ galolon batch and it has
finished fermenting. Was planning to keg 5 gallons and bottle the rest tonight. If I skip the
crash cooling and ...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping with whole leaf on 07-30-2012 at 12:39 AM
Another question on the dry hopping.....So I have the whole leafs floating on top - they are
nice and saturated. Since this is in secondary after 2 weeks of primary and all the
fermentation is done - ...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping with whole leaf on 07-27-2012 at 12:57 AM
I transferred my beer to a carboy for secondary fermentation and am dry hopping with whole leaf
hops (citra). They are currently floating on top. I'm guessing that they will become saturated
and then ...