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Posted in thread: Cloudy Beer on 08-27-2015 at 11:30 PM
I made a Citrus pale ale in June and it finished in July. I racked it to a keg and chilled it
down to 36 degrees pitched my gelatin finings and waited3 days before I took a sample. The
sample was very...
Posted in thread: Question for my California homebrewers on 07-30-2015 at 11:38 PM
I live in San Diego, so i'm under the same restrictions as you. I use 100 feet of stainless
steel tubing coiled up in a cooler it looks similar to an oversize immersion chiller. I fill
the cooler up w...
Posted in thread: Final Gravity question. on 06-10-2015 at 05:06 AM
Your right didn't notice the date
Posted in thread: Final Gravity question. on 06-08-2015 at 07:04 AM
Looking at your recipe it looks like you were trying to make a stout that's a relativly normal
FG which should be between 1.018 - 1.030 If the gravity has not changed in several days then
it's done RD...
Posted in thread: BIAB - Mash temp on 06-08-2015 at 06:18 AM
If you were looking for a drier beer (higher attenuation)Beta Amylase starts at 140 degrees and
stop producing at 149 degrees, but if you wanted a more maltier beer you mash between 150 - 167
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter Hiccups on 06-08-2015 at 05:53 AM
I have 2 questions 1.How warm is it in the room your trying to ferment in? 2. How much yeast
did you use The reason I ask is because if the wort is to warm and you over pitched you can
have a very act...
Posted in thread: help me understand this about hops on 06-03-2015 at 07:07 AM
If you like wasting money why not just go to a local brewery and get a growler fill everyday
instead of making your own
Posted in thread: Weird Fermentation Issue? on 06-03-2015 at 04:40 AM
You actually put double the amount of yeast than required for a batch that size so it's more
like a big starter so i would check the gravity over a couple of days and see if it changes
because the air...
Posted in thread: Not enough water in boil kettle after mash on 05-30-2015 at 06:22 AM
The grain absortion rate is about 1 pint per pound of grains, so as an example if you mashed
20lbs of grains it would absorb 2.5 gallons of waterso to answer your question you want 8
gallons in the ke...
Posted in thread: When to add brewing salts on 03-28-2015 at 05:04 AM
I've heard several people recommend Bru'n water to figure out the mineral and acid additions
but I find Bru'n water extreamly hard to use so i use the EZ Water speadsheet. It turns out
that the pH of ...