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Posted in thread: 10 Minute Mash? Mind Blown... on 09-29-2014 at 08:41 PM
I'd think the mash and pH would be stable to permit drawing off multiple times from a single
mash if its full volume, no sparge. The thickness would consistent and pH could be monitored as
Posted in thread: Alt or California Common yeast for Baltic porter? on 09-28-2014 at 10:56 PM
Then go steam. If you use the alt, i'd lighten the recipe up to compensate. Less adjuncts.
Posted in thread: Alt or California Common yeast for Baltic porter? on 09-28-2014 at 10:35 PM
I've done them with ale and lager yeast. My best batch was a blend of both tbh. I prefer
lagering them and believe its more true to style.
Posted in thread: 10 Minute Mash? Mind Blown... on 09-28-2014 at 05:50 PM
You'd first need to point us to the info that equates mash time, and time alone, as the secret
to foam and flavor stability. I'd need an explanation of what 'haze stability' stability is as
Posted in thread: 10 Minute Mash? Mind Blown... on 09-28-2014 at 12:21 PM
I've been with RM-MN on this subject for a while. Granted, there are a lot of things going on
in the mash besides starch extraction and enzymatic conversion, BUT the proof is in the
pudding. Good beer...
Posted in thread: Cheers from Pennsylvania on 09-27-2014 at 01:27 PM
Welcome aboard! Have fun.
Posted in thread: berliner weisse smells like baby throwup on 09-26-2014 at 02:07 AM
Helibrewer is correct.How to keep o2 out? Purge the headspace with co2. Drape the wort surface
with plastic wrap. These are common tactics.
Posted in thread: Can I Lower The Temp Straight To 35°F When I Lager on 09-26-2014 at 02:03 AM
If you can lower it more slowly, a couple degrees a day, it helps prevent chill haze.
Posted in thread: New HEAVY DUTY GLASS Wine/Beer Thief! Custom made just for Nor Cal Brewing Solutions on 09-26-2014 at 12:52 AM
It's a beaut, Clark.
Posted in thread: Blueberry Wheat question? on 09-25-2014 at 01:42 AM
I like the mix of both too. I think real fruit plus extract gives it depth/complexity. I've
went with 1 lb/gallon fresh blueberries (frozen then mashed) and 5 ml/gallon blueberry extract
to good succe...