Last Activity:08-03-2006 3:29 AM
Posted in thread: When to repitch yeast on 08-01-2006 at 09:35 PM
I really wasn't shooting for anything more than an OG of about 1.070-1.075. So you're saying I
should be ok, but just make sure I've got some yeast if the hydrometer says I need it?
Posted in thread: When to repitch yeast on 08-01-2006 at 09:03 PM
With some high gravity recipes, it is suggested to repitch more yeast toward the end of the
fermentation to make sure it is fully fermented. At what gravity should I consider keeping some
yeast to rep...
Posted in thread: First AG extremely low efficency on 07-24-2006 at 11:07 PM
I doubt the extra 3 degrees did anything to the protein rest, since some say you can go as high
as 130 for protein rest. Also I dont think protein breakdown affects the specific gravity much,
if at al...
Posted in thread: Propane usage? on 06-01-2006 at 09:22 PM
You may as well used preheated water from your water tank to save time and propane tank fills.
I ran it through a carbon filter out of my house faucet and filled my HLT and it was at 114F
instead of 7...
Posted in thread: Same batch, different yeast on 05-29-2006 at 03:36 PM
I brewed an Oktoberfest recipe about 2 months ago and did an experiment with wyeast german ale
and oktoberfest lager yeast. It's amazing to see the differences and similarities: same color,
same head ...
Posted in thread: Munich Helles Saturday on 05-29-2006 at 03:28 PM
I brewed my second AG saturday, a batch-sparge of helles, recipe from Beer Captured. Compared
to the first AG batch,my temps were off for the second infusion. I did a protein rest, and it
was higher t...
Posted in thread: Lagunitas IPA on 05-12-2006 at 06:06 PM
I like their IPA, I'm in Texas. I bought one of their Maximus, ? a double IPA, but I haven't
had a good opportunity to drink it yet.
Posted in thread: munich helles on 05-09-2006 at 02:59 AM
I found the spalt hops at NB, and bought those and some other goodies, so thanks for the idea.
Brewing on May 27, I'll let you know how it goes.
Posted in thread: munich helles on 05-04-2006 at 09:16 PM
Good idea. I'll look tonite when I get home.
Posted in thread: munich helles on 05-04-2006 at 08:38 PM
I'm planning on brewing a munich helles, and the Beer Captured recipe calls for spalt and
hallertau hops. I'm having a hard time finding spalt whole hops or spalt hop plugs, and I was