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Posted in thread: Utilization of specialty grains - All grain vs. Extract? on 05-01-2014 at 10:29 PM
No, I didn't add any carapils since I didn't know that was included in the dry malt extract
Briess makes. But I thought carapils was more or less flavor neutral and so I wouldn't have
thought that wou...
Posted in thread: Utilization of specialty grains - All grain vs. Extract? on 05-01-2014 at 09:24 PM
Well, it was from MoreBeer and they have their own packaging. But their website says their
light extract is Briess CBW Golden Light which Briess' website, in turn, says is made with
"base malt" and ca...
Posted in thread: Utilization of specialty grains - All grain vs. Extract? on 05-01-2014 at 02:11 PM
A few months ago I brewed up an extract English Pale Ale. Basic recipe was 5.5lb dry malt
extract and 6oz of British Crystal 50-60L and 6oz of British Crystal 70-80L both of which were
steeped in my w...
Posted in thread: Keg storage without gas line. on 03-20-2014 at 04:22 AM
Honestly, this is basically how my system works. I have two kegs in two different mini fridges
in separate rooms... but I only have one CO2 tank and regulator. When I rack a new beer to a
keg I'll pur...
Posted in thread: Why can I disturb a starter but not the wort? on 02-08-2014 at 03:44 AM
Usually it doesn't matter if you oxidize the "beer" made by the starter since most people will
cold crash their starter and decant the "beer" leaving the yeast which has settled to the
Posted in thread: buddy used corn startch instead of corn sugar on 01-09-2014 at 05:25 AM
Hi,Thanks you again for the replies. I enjoyed the dubstep video (awesome). The bottles that
are starched (for lack of a better term), contain approx. 1 litre of homebrew. Would just under
Posted in thread: buddy used corn startch instead of corn sugar on 01-07-2014 at 01:51 PM
Hi and thank you for the prompt replies. i wonder what the market potential is for (slightly)
failed homebrews as i particularly like thé idea of making great gravy... and then selling it.I
Posted in thread: buddy used corn startch instead of corn sugar on 01-07-2014 at 05:10 AM
You can buy little carbonation drops like this: drop one in each bottle and it should provide
enough sugar to carbonate the beer.
Posted in thread: Make 2 batches of wort today .. boil Tuesday? on 12-06-2013 at 03:22 PM
Yeah, it really isn't botulism that's an issue here, it's the lacto, wild yeast and other
assorted nasties that would ruin the quality of the beer, not make it dangerous. Bottom line
is, wort that com...
Posted in thread: Make 2 batches of wort today .. boil Tuesday? on 12-06-2013 at 04:08 AM
You should read previous posts about botulism and mash/wort that is left around for extended
periods of time: what I gather even if the botulinum toxin is produced in your wort which you
left in your...