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Posted in thread: New equipment flub - mash temp too high on 08-22-2016 at 07:51 PM
Thanks for the input guys. I figured I was OK, but appreciate the reassurance. Need to do some
serious studying on this new HERMS system my brew partner just bought. I'm guessing I will love
it once I...
Posted in thread: New equipment flub - mash temp too high on 08-22-2016 at 05:51 PM
Final gravity won't get as low as you wanted and it will probably taste a little sweeter than
you were looking for but. The higher mash temp creates some unfermentable sugars. What were you
Posted in thread: New equipment flub - mash temp too high on 08-22-2016 at 05:38 PM
Brewed my first beer on Saturday with new equipment, including the Blichman tower of power PID
controller. I had set the PID for 162 to heat my strike water. Completed Dough in, let it rest
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 08-19-2016 at 08:04 PM
Sorry. Double post.
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 08-19-2016 at 08:02 PM
To further complicate the issue, it's common to deliberately under pitch in hefeweizens. Fwiw
when I made this beer I made a 1 L starter for 5 gal and it came out great. Next time I am
trying no start...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 08-19-2016 at 05:00 AM
This was a big hit last time I brewed, so on Saturday I'm going to brew 10 gallons instead of
5. Actually putting 12 in the fermenter to insure at least 10 finished beer. I'm making a
starter tonight ...
Posted in thread: Holly (Christmas Ale) on 08-16-2016 at 06:19 AM
Oh that sucks! Ive followed the recipe to the T for the last 4 year's and it gets better every
year! Especially if you let it sit a long time!Hope you're right. I still have about 8 bottles
left over ...
Posted in thread: Nasty rubber taste from new beer lines on 08-15-2016 at 03:52 AM
Run BLC through it for a while then some water to flush it out then some StarSan. Should be
good!Thanks. I hadn't heard of BLC yet, so did some research. Since these are brand new lines
is that necess...
Posted in thread: Nasty rubber taste from new beer lines on 08-14-2016 at 11:13 PM
First, I really searched for this. Having trouble believing I'm the first to ask this question,
but I didn't see it anywhere. New to kegging. I bought a Cannonball 1.75 gal keg with hoses
Posted in thread: We no need no stinking beer gun... on 08-11-2016 at 05:25 AM
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