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Posted in thread: Ale Yeasts for Cold Temps on 09-27-2013 at 02:24 AM
What are the yeast strains that can handle low 50s? Wyeast Koelsch, Nottingham, and...?
Posted in thread: Ale Yeasts for Cold Temps on 09-26-2013 at 08:45 PM
Howdy,I recently acquired a new fridge and put the old one in the garage. I'm using it for
brewing. I don't have the ability to customize and fiddle with it. It does exactly what it
Posted in thread: Brewing with piloncillo on 09-20-2013 at 02:33 AM
Oh, easiest way to deal with processing Piloncillo is to put a tablespoon or two of water with
the pilon of sugar into a NutriBullet and let it go for about five minutes. The engine heat and
Posted in thread: Brewing with piloncillo on 09-20-2013 at 02:27 AM
I've done a lot of brewing with Piloncillo, as it is cheap and easily available where I live at
a very high quality. (Hooray for South Texas!)It is a fairly neutral sugar, though it will
impart some c...
Posted in thread: Blood Orange Hefeweizen on 06-16-2013 at 04:40 AM
Lacking blood oranges, I used texas ruby red grapefruits. Came out fantastic. Pick your
favorite or best available citrus and it will be very good.
Posted in thread: Cluster hops... on 05-15-2013 at 01:47 AM
Check out www.hopville.com and plug in your recipe, and style of beer, and it should tell you
if you're within range of the style.There's a couple great beer brewing tools out there.
Posted in thread: Smaragd Hops on 05-14-2013 at 09:55 PM
I'm sipping a simple, all-grain American-style Brown ale with Northern Brewer for bittering,
and a flameout addition of much Smaragd hops, and it's a really fantastic combo. I could really
Posted in thread: Caribbean "Eggnog" made with beer - a quick recipe for y'all on 02-22-2013 at 03:17 PM
Howdy,My wife's mother is from Grenada. When my wife sipped an Oatmeal Stout Porter I made, she
said, "It tastes like beer." (She's not a beer drinker.) Then, she asked if she could make
eggnog with i...
Posted in thread: Brew in a bag, overnight mash for high efficiency on 01-23-2013 at 06:59 PM
That's the process, gd. I take it two or three degrees hotter than target to start just because
of the long mash. I haven't had haze problems with most batches, particularly lately as I've
done this m...
Posted in thread: Brew in a bag, overnight mash for high efficiency on 01-23-2013 at 06:22 PM
My actual efficiency was around 86% and my temp was 156 to start, placed into a per-heated oven
at 170 (my lowest).Every batch gets more efficient, too. The first time was something like 60%.
I'm on m...