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Posted in thread: Do you oxygenate your starters? on 07-05-2016 at 01:45 PM
Yes, I oxygenate the starter. You make a starter to wake up the yeast and create some cells as
well. Makes sense to add some O2, either by shaking or by injecting. By injecting I do not need
to shake ...
Posted in thread: Melanoidin in Hefe on 06-29-2016 at 02:02 PM
I switched to a BIAB type setup last year so I am still getting a baseline for my recipes. So
it will have to be in the future. Always something new to try with homebrewing!
Posted in thread: Help w/ BIAB Basket Mesh Sizing (400v600v800) on 06-29-2016 at 01:58 PM
The main area for concern with the heating elements is during the mash. If you do not get the
sediment away from the elements they get crowded so to speak and get too hot. This leads to the
Posted in thread: Help w/ BIAB Basket Mesh Sizing (400v600v800) on 06-27-2016 at 02:21 PM
I moved to a BIAB setup after years of three vessel cooler brewing. Sediment has always been on
my mind but it is kind of a hot button topic on the forum. I try to keep it down to protect my
Posted in thread: Decanting starters for hefeweizen yeast? on 06-27-2016 at 02:03 PM
Basic Brewing has a podcast where a guy tried different pitch rates on a hefe. The winner was
1/2 of a vial of WLP 300 for the best banana flavor.
Posted in thread: Melanoidin in Hefe on 06-27-2016 at 02:00 PM
Thanks. I need to try some and see if I like it. I have always used aromatic malt for sort of
this purpose but will try something new in a helles or hefe.
Posted in thread: Decanting starters for hefeweizen yeast? on 06-26-2016 at 11:10 PM
After many years of decanting for all of my beers, I now only decant and step up for lagers.
Everything else I make it the night before and pitch the whole thing at high Krausen. I
pressure can my sta...
Posted in thread: Process Check (BIAB+no-chill in kettle) on 06-26-2016 at 09:43 PM
This is an awkward thread so please let me apologize and start over.I want to you to join the
hobby and be happy. This hobby is about learning. So when I say you would benefit from going
Posted in thread: Process Check (BIAB+no-chill in kettle) on 06-26-2016 at 08:17 PM
Oh please... Just trying to point out that there are a lot of basics you would benefit from
before you try to brew. Like making a starter prior to brewing so it is ready to pitch rather
than using the...
Posted in thread: Suggestions for Hefe Improvements on 06-26-2016 at 02:02 PM
I will share my experience with trying to brew this style for many years. I do not think you
need the huge amount of wheat. Or at least I do not think increasing wheat will affect the
mouthfeel that m...