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Posted in thread: What are the disadvantages of a weak boil? on 06-06-2014 at 10:23 PM
Boiling is not only boiling though. You can still have a simmer or a light boil. One the stove
especially it is difficult. What you worry about is DMS particularly with Pils malt. The more
Posted in thread: noob question on 04-09-2014 at 10:24 PM
Okay. Sorry for not being clear. Perhaps I should have used the word "cost effective". A yeast
packet costs about 3$. Wyeast costs between 8 and 10. If you chose to make a starter, let us
just say tha...
Posted in thread: noob question on 04-09-2014 at 04:25 PM
Dry yeast comes with the proper nutrient set to get reaclimated. It is why when you rehydrate
with it will bubble. The reason that no one makes a starter with dry yeast is that dry yeast is
Posted in thread: Gushers, love some help. on 04-08-2014 at 04:26 AM
Exact same thing happened to me. I pitched the beer. I couldn't figure out what was wrong with
it but bottle bombs are really dangerous. Chill everything down in your fridge and pour it. I
am sorry to...
Posted in thread: Bitter going into Secondary on 04-08-2014 at 04:22 AM
Yea. What Doc said. A very cold and carbonated beer tastes different than a hot and carbonated
beer. Also, letting it sit for a bit will make a difference. I think I heard that 6 months
decreases the ...
Posted in thread: Honey Stout Timeline on 04-08-2014 at 04:16 AM
So I am going to be anal about this because this is a common mistake and best to nip that. A
stout always has roasted barley. If you didn't add roasted barley, it isn't a stout, it is
still a porter. ...
Posted in thread: noob question on 04-08-2014 at 04:00 AM
GAH! I hate it when people say that making a starter for dry yeast doesn't work. It will work
perfectly fine. The reason you shouldn't do it is that DME is more expensive than another
packet or two. I...
Posted in thread: Recipe suggestion on 04-08-2014 at 03:54 AM
Okay. You cannot make a heff with unmalted wheat. What you can make with unmalted wheat is a
witbier and those are awesome. Also, with your supplies you can make two batches of the stuff
because why n...
Posted in thread: Yeast starter on 04-08-2014 at 03:44 AM
Lagers need starters. This is why liquid yeast with lagers is so terrible for the normal home
brewer that I would never recommend doing it. What you want to do is pitch 2 or 3 packs of
yeast with a 2 ...
Posted in thread: What would happen to store a fermented beer under a 75-80F room on 04-08-2014 at 03:30 AM
In short no. Once the fermentation is done, you can store the beer at any temperature. What you
will have to be careful of though is pitching priming sugar. The amount of dissolved CO2 is