Last Activity:08-09-2014 9:32 PM
Posted in thread: Yeast for Octoberfest on 08-07-2014 at 12:55 AM
I just brewed up an Octoberfest. I didn't rally pay any attention to yeast people were using.
Just assumed it was Wyeast Octoberfest lager yeast. Seems most recipes I see on here use
Bavarian Lager or...
Posted in thread: Stir plate with no whirlpool on 07-03-2014 at 10:04 PM
I just made a 2 liter starter for a lager to brew. I normally just make 1 liter starters. Will
I still get the same effect if it is not making a whirlpool. Not introducing O2 into the
Posted in thread: K-meta on 03-23-2014 at 02:35 PM
I don't have Campden tablets but I do have some powder k-meta. Does anyone know how much to use
in order to rid my water of chlorine? I know I can sit it overnight but I get my water straight
out of t...
Posted in thread: Decoction mash questions on 03-18-2014 at 09:28 PM
Would this workDough in at 95 Degrees for the acid rest.Add water to bring mash up to 133
degrees for protein restPull first decoction and bring it up to the saccharification rest of
about 150 degrees...
Posted in thread: Decoction mash questions on 03-13-2014 at 02:17 AM
Thx for the reply. After my rest at 150, shouldn't my next temp be the mash out
temp??168-170Sent from my iPad using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Decoction mash questions on 03-13-2014 at 01:47 AM
Doing my first Double decoction mash in the am. I plan to mash in at 120. Pull 1st decoction,
heat to bring the mash to 150, pull 2nd decoction, heat to bring mash to 170. A few
questions:1. When I pu...
Posted in thread: How many bottles to harvest some yeast on 03-10-2014 at 02:26 AM
I want to harvest some hoegardeen yeast for a batch of beer. How many bottles should I use to
pitch into my starter?ThxSent from my iPad using Home Brew
Posted in thread: bottleing question on 01-05-2014 at 03:59 PM
Ok thx. I have 5oz of Brewers Best priming sugar. I'm assuming its corn sugar. It says its for
5 gallons, but all the calculators seem to say that 5oz is too much???170339
Posted in thread: bottleing question on 01-05-2014 at 03:30 PM
I normally keg, but have decided to bottle a batch of stout that I brewed. My basement site
around 62 degrees. Will that be too cold for them to carb up. I could bring them up into the
house which wou...
Posted in thread: watermelon wheat on 06-26-2013 at 03:00 AM
Thx. I'm about to keg a wheat I brewed and add about 5 cups of watermelon. Fresh or from Kroger
if I can find it. Has anyone here thought of adding some sorbate???? It's used in winemaking to