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Posted in thread: how much strawberry to add? on 04-27-2015 at 08:48 PM
so to the guys making the blondes, is the 3lbs to 5 gallons still a fairly strong strawberry
flavor? i'm fine with a little tartness as the person i'm making this beer for usually squeezes
a lemon ont...
Posted in thread: A few questions about 10 gallon batches on 04-27-2015 at 08:30 PM
The problem I see with this is your 10g pots. If you are doing 1 mash you will need a way to
evenly mix your wort between the two pots so they are the same OG in each pot. I am assuming
you will have ...
Posted in thread: Infected German Alt? on 04-27-2015 at 12:21 AM
That looks normal to me. The bubbles are clear looking and you stating that the airlock was
still 'slowly bubbling' tells me the beer is just off gassing a bit.If it's already been three
weeks, do a g...
Posted in thread: A few questions about 10 gallon batches on 04-27-2015 at 12:05 AM
There are some simple mash calculators here. Looks like 24 lbs at 1.25 qt per lb should take up
about 9.42 gallons so will be tight but doable I think. I'd probably add the grain first, or at
Posted in thread: A few questions about 10 gallon batches on 04-26-2015 at 11:36 PM
My cousin and me are thinking about going in and getting enough ingredients for a 10 gallon
batch of Dead Ringer, then splitting it. We'll save about $17 doing it this way vs buying two
DR kits, even ...
Posted in thread: how much strawberry to add? on 04-26-2015 at 10:37 PM
I used 3lb fresh strawberries quartered then frozen for a Strawberry version of centennial
blonde.That sounds delicious!I just racked a strawberry blonde on 5lbs of strawberries that I
Posted in thread: Bottling with short neck bottles on 04-26-2015 at 10:24 PM
I've used shorties before with no problems. My favorite one is the bottle style that Redhook
uses. It's the perfect size imo if you have to load a small cooler where bottle height is an
Posted in thread: 2 yeast for most beers on 04-26-2015 at 10:21 PM
Count me in for US-04 and US-05. If not 04, then maybe Nottingham. I used to not like that
yeast, but have found the last few batches with it were more my fermentation temps being too
high, than the y...
Posted in thread: Simple Yeast Storage Procedure on 04-26-2015 at 08:12 PM
What would be wrong with just bottling up the slurry I regular beer bottles and capping? Does a
little pressure hurt all that much?For me, I don't have pint sized bottles and the bigger mouth
of the m...
Posted in thread: Simple Yeast Storage Procedure on 04-26-2015 at 04:01 PM
It's all good yeast. What you do with it is up to you. I save enough in the fridge for the next
few months of brewing, or whatever I have space for. I'll freeze smaller volumes if it's an