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Posted in thread: Cottage House Saison on 02-03-2014 at 09:30 PM
Mine hit 1.003 with Belle Saison Dry yeast from an OG of 1056
Posted in thread: Basement Electric Brewery on 02-03-2014 at 09:25 PM
Great build out! I just realized that HighGravity is just up the turnpike from me. I may really
consider an E setup since I was primarily afraid of the controller.
Posted in thread: New to water calculations, don't want to get very deep on 02-03-2014 at 09:15 PM
Appreciate the feedback Martin! This tap water makes good beer, but it's not great beer.I may
just need to look into an RO setup... which if I'm not mistaken will still require the campden
Posted in thread: Saison with Motueka & Calypso hops on 02-03-2014 at 08:38 PM
Just following up on the saison I mentioned doing without a protein rest. It has decent head
retention and lacing, but still lacking. I will incorporate the protein rest next time for
sure...In other ...
Posted in thread: New to water calculations, don't want to get very deep on 02-03-2014 at 06:57 PM
Okay, so as the rest of us here, I'm working to improve my beers. So far all of my beers turn
out fine and seem to ferment just fine, however I have not been paying any attention to my pH
level's or w...
Posted in thread: hop schedule for better hop retention in bottle on 01-22-2014 at 09:11 PM
A Fresh IPA a day keeps the doctor away.
Posted in thread: Mexican Chocolate Stout on 01-08-2014 at 02:16 PM
This is a chocolate milk stout that I just did. Mashed at 152 and pitched on top of a 1056 pale
ale cake. It spent just over 4 weeks in primary and got 4oz. of cacao nibs that had been soaked
Posted in thread: Mexican Chocolate Stout on 01-07-2014 at 05:05 PM
In my little experience, the milk lactose will drive the final OG higher than expected since
the yeast can't really ferment it out. I did just a quick search of the milk stout recipes
here, and they a...
Posted in thread: Saison with Motueka & Calypso hops on 12-30-2013 at 07:35 PM
I understand the general idea for the protein rest, however, why would you bother with it with
the flaked grains only accounting for such a small percentage?I want to say Palmer only
recommended this ...
Posted in thread: Mexican Chocolate Stout on 12-27-2013 at 05:56 PM
I'm about to do the same for a big chocolaty stout that I did. It's been in primary for 30 days
and on the 2nd and then it will go into a secondary for another 30 days.planning to add an