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Posted in thread: Grey water color from HLT on 02-25-2013 at 01:26 AM
Cool. The pot is new, and I suspected something like that. the grey foam concerned me. Hate to
get sick from a Hefe, but think all is well.
Posted in thread: Grey water color from HLT on 02-24-2013 at 10:26 PM
I'm a bit perplexed and concerned. I bought a 1500 watt water heater element from Lowes, and
used it in a large aluminum stock pot to build a HLT. Aside from the inside of the HLT pot
turning a dark c...
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2013 Big Giveaway! on 02-20-2013 at 01:10 PM
Count me in!
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2013 Big Giveaway! on 02-08-2013 at 11:17 PM
Gotta be in it to win it!
Posted in thread: Sour Mash Ale on 02-08-2013 at 02:19 AM
Ok - ready for round two. Had to throw out round one - way too sour and under fermented. This
time, I'm going to mash 15% of the grain bill, and then toss it back in the mash tun prior to
Posted in thread: Sour Mash Ale on 01-20-2013 at 01:23 PM
Rereading this, it sounds like I was pissing on somebody's campfire. Sorry if it came across
that way. I was just trying to put out some info.Lol - no worries. As home brewers, we all have
to have thi...
Posted in thread: Sour Mash Ale on 01-18-2013 at 10:33 PM
This thread inspired me yesterday to brew a Kentucky Common. After work I went out, bought some
ingredients, and going to see what I can make happen.Here is my recipe, at this point the
Posted in thread: Sour Mash Ale on 01-14-2013 at 07:04 PM
Yes. It is very possible that the ph wont let the yeast get going. You could try to make a
decent sized starter and then dump that entire thing in once fementation has taken off.Its much
harder to sta...
Posted in thread: Sour Mash Ale on 01-14-2013 at 06:13 PM
I ran across an article on Kentucky Common Ale (a lost pre-prohibition act style), and decided
to give one a shot. Unfortuntly, I can't seem to get fermentation started. Since its a sour
mash ale, i t...
Posted in thread: Angel's Share Effect on 12-10-2012 at 12:00 PM
Only the water and alcohol evaporate. Any sugars or salts in the beer become more concentrated.
I guess I also don't see how barrel aging is going to offset the sweetness, unless you mean
souring the ...