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Posted in thread: What are your contrarian/"unpopular" beer opinions? on 01-16-2017 at 06:25 PM
I don't like Amarillo hops, they taste like dirty socks to me.
Posted in thread: measuring yeast count after starter on 01-14-2017 at 01:41 AM
I have been watching videos all morning on using a haemocytometer for counting for large batch
brewing, and found myself pondering how the commercial guys make starters for say a 5 or 7bbl
Posted in thread: measuring yeast count after starter on 01-13-2017 at 06:37 PM
I think you are getting yeast volume confused with starter volume.The started volume is the
amount of wort the yeast needs to replicate to a specified cell volume.If you use a starter
calculator it wi...
Posted in thread: More dumb yeast questions on 01-06-2017 at 07:51 PM
I brew tomorrow. What should I do this time?Honestly I would just pitch it. That bit of trub is
not going to have an effect unless you are brewing a Helles or something light.
Posted in thread: Fermentation Emergency?! (first brew) on 01-06-2017 at 07:42 PM
After 9 days and from 1.059 to 1.011, no krausen left your just fine, fermentation is most
likely done. Check gravity tomorrow and if it is still at 1.011 I would drop the temp to 35F
and crash it. Gi...
Posted in thread: Dog in Grain? on 01-06-2017 at 06:24 PM
A pinch of grain is all I need to make him happy and give a good sit.
Posted in thread: Whole Gingerbread House in the boil on 12-07-2016 at 06:17 PM
Anybody ever dump an entire gingerbread house into the boil? I know it sounds like a gimmick or
novelty. Any thoughts on challenges?You're going to have a lot of solids in there, best off to
toss it i...
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Posted in thread: Yeast Tempurature Ranges on 11-11-2016 at 06:25 PM
It really depends on what you want the flavor profile to be. Let's look at a Hefeweizen.Warm
fermentation will favor the development of esters and give more of the banana and bubblegum