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Posted in thread: Dry Yeast FAQ on 11-28-2015 at 03:07 AM
So I definitely wish I would have read this thread about three days ago. I just brewed a stout
yesterday and had made a yeast starter with s-04, because I thought that's what I was supposed
to do. Thi...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 11-28-2015 at 02:58 AM
A couple questions as I just today came across this recipe thread and will be brewing it on
Saturday.#1 - The obligatory "is the recipe on the first post still the most widely used and
Posted in thread: Having trouble getting higher gravity on 11-24-2015 at 04:23 AM
I totally agree with you, but 50% is just way too low!I had very erratic efficiency my first
few all grain batches. But I've done about 7-8 now this year, and I'm starting to get the
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 11-24-2015 at 04:13 AM
So, measured the gravity again on 11/22/15 and its at about 1.026, which brings the ABV to
roughly 10%. My question is, should I a little more amylase or just wait and take another
reading this coming...
Posted in thread: Why is commercial beer getting more expensive? on 11-23-2015 at 06:30 AM
Are they priced insanely enough for you not to be buying them?Yup, they are for me. Rarely buy
anthing over $10, unless I really REALLY want to try it. And then I only buy one, and I savor
it. Why sho...
Posted in thread: 2015 US Hops crop on 11-21-2015 at 10:53 PM
All these hop-stands with the massive amounts of hops going in them. :mad: :D ;) Kidding of
course...Honestly, I don't think you're far from the truth. With the huge growth in craft beer
in general, s...
Posted in thread: Where to stay in Austin for best breweries/taprooms on 11-21-2015 at 10:43 PM
Y'all do realize this was a month and a half ago. I'm sure OP has gone back to NC by now.
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 11-21-2015 at 10:09 PM
Ok here is what i said in an earlier post , this batch was amazing !!! Finally! 5 attempts and
it's perfect! The first was an extract version, my wife's favorite. Next 2 partial mash
attempts. Lastly ...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 11-21-2015 at 04:39 PM
@bembel, I now have temp control, and I've been fermenting at or below 62 per your
recommendation. I'm now four days in, and the ferment is starting to slow. I was thinking I
should start to ramp it u...
Posted in thread: Having trouble getting higher gravity on 11-21-2015 at 04:05 PM
Lots of good information on improving efficiency in this thread: