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Posted in thread: Fermentation times on 05-26-2015 at 03:40 AM
I think the real key to faster beer is in clarification. For me, a cold crash as close to 32F
(the colder without freezing the better) as I can for a couple days makes a big difference;
especially if ...
Posted in thread: Anyone have Columbus Brewing IPA clone? on 05-25-2015 at 05:01 PM
Do you still have the recipe for Creeper? I would love to attempt to make a clone of that
beer.Here's the email about the Creeper recipe:Here is the recipe:100% pilsner malt for a 25
Posted in thread: WLP037 Yorkshire Square odd clumping on 05-20-2015 at 02:12 PM
Not unusual to clump for a highly floccing yeast, but I will say that does looks peculiar...
Looks like really large blood cells.+1 - I thought red blood cells as well. Yeasty pebbles when
you want br...
Posted in thread: Anti-Foam Sources, hopefully non-silicone on 05-16-2015 at 03:15 PM
That's what I mean fermcap-s says 1-2 drops per gallon, but I found 2-3 drops total of it in
8.5gal boil in a 10gal pot sufficient to prevent boil-over. Where this stuff I have to use full
Posted in thread: Anti-Foam Sources, hopefully non-silicone on 05-16-2015 at 01:29 PM
No doesn't seem to have any effect on head. Really the only 'negative' I've experienced is I
need to use more of it than the fermcap-s.
Posted in thread: Anyone have Columbus Brewing IPA clone? on 05-01-2015 at 04:30 PM
Just wondering if anyone has any more ideas for a clone of this beer. It is still one of my
fav's but I'm striking out in my searching for a recipe.Eric Bean was extremely friendly when I
emailed him ...
Posted in thread: When using fresh liquid yeast why should I make a starter? on 05-01-2015 at 02:14 PM
+1 to trying it out and see for yourself if you notice a difference.Water and yeast aren't as
publicized and sexy as the latest designer hop or malt, but they can be the difference between
okay beer a...
Posted in thread: uneven mash temperature on 04-26-2015 at 10:18 PM
IME, if you have hot and cold spots in the mash you need to stir more. I always stir well prior
to taking a temp reading.It takes much more stirring to reach an even mash temp then one would
Posted in thread: My starter has changed? on 04-18-2015 at 08:12 PM
Thanks guys for the info.One more thing I guess I should remove it from the fridge a few hours
before pitching so the yeast can warm up a little.YesI'm planning on fermenting at around 65-68
Posted in thread: Deciding between Lagunitas UP A recipes on 04-07-2015 at 04:31 PM
The Can You Brew It one that LesIsMore posted is going to be closer to the real deal.