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Posted in thread: Lambic sour after a month on 09-23-2014 at 10:21 AM
Lambics go through a complex life that really does take 12-18. The bacteria and Brett become
active and dormant at different pH levels and acid content. This extended evolution of the beer
is what giv...
Posted in thread: Dryhopping with whirlpool hops situation on 09-23-2014 at 01:41 AM
The green sludge that you harvested will not offer enough, if any, aromatic bearing oils for a
dry hop. However, it will likely give you some grassy, vegetal flavors that you don't want. The
Posted in thread: Lager fermentation problems. Help! on 09-22-2014 at 09:54 PM
I think it was underpitched, which could explain the lack of visible activity especially at
lager temps. Mr. Malty recommends pitching 5 vials of that age. I'd pitch a dry pack of 34/70.
Or you could ...
Posted in thread: Yeast Stalactites on 09-22-2014 at 04:14 PM
I've had nice and lumpy krausen before. Belgian yeast it was iirc. Out of curiosity, how did
the starter smell/taste?Edit: +1 on JonM's post. Cold break.
Posted in thread: Parti-Gyle for BIAB on 09-22-2014 at 11:06 AM
I've collected two worts from one batch. I did an initial mash at 1.5 qt/lb at about 60%
efficiency, collected those as essentially first runnings for the first batch. Second batch was
essentially a b...
Posted in thread: Anyone ever order from "The Yeast Bay"? on 09-22-2014 at 10:46 AM
Their yeast is cultured at White Labs so you can assume equivalent quality.Lots of people are
trying their products:
Posted in thread: **NEW PRODUCT** Blichmann Electric BrewEasy on 09-21-2014 at 12:28 PM
my question is why does 240 volt version required a bigger supply breakerYou need to go to 240V
to get greater than 20A of power to the element.
Posted in thread: What kind of HomeBrewTalk Swag? on 09-19-2014 at 09:44 PM
I want a tshirt with a pic of Yooper shotgunning a can of Schlitz!
Posted in thread: IPA clarity issues... on 09-18-2014 at 10:26 AM
It sounds like unconverted starch. Remember that hitting your OG doesn't mean everything
extracted was converted. your ipa is a light grist, leading to a borderline pH. Consider buying
some pH strips ...
Posted in thread: Low bucks motorized grain mill on 09-17-2014 at 10:51 PM
Nice to see its working. Nice project!