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Posted in thread: Looking for edelweiss beer recipe. on 07-08-2014 at 05:17 PM
How did the ester/phenol come out? I'm going down this road and I have a good slurry of White
Labs Hefeweizen yeast. I was wondering what your pitching rate was and if you noted the
Posted in thread: Looking for edelweiss beer recipe. on 07-04-2014 at 04:42 AM
Hey,I made one last week based on this, it is still in the primary:Edelweiss15-A
Weizen/Weissbier5 lb belgian 2-row pale malt4.25 lb german wheat malt6 oz german dark crystal
amlt4 oz belgian cara-vie...
Posted in thread: Iodine starch conversion on wheat beers on 06-30-2014 at 03:40 PM
I think much of your problem with conversion on wheat is due to the nature of the wheat kernel.
Wheat is smaller and harder than barley so you often get a poorer crush on wheat. That poorer
Posted in thread: Iodine starch conversion on wheat beers on 06-29-2014 at 10:04 PM
I'm ending a 120 minute mash with 40% wheat. It took a very long time, obviously, to convert
with an iodine test. I had to decoct 2 gallons just to keep in my target mash temp. Which was
148°f for thi...
Posted in thread: Bud Light Tasting Notes on 06-24-2014 at 09:19 PM
What's this $30 for a 12 oz can? Anyways, it's still the #1 selling beer in America.
Posted in thread: Yeast Cell Density Meter on 06-24-2014 at 08:57 PM
What about viability of the yeast?
Posted in thread: Primary only vs. secondary on 06-24-2014 at 08:39 PM
I always move my beer off the primary and into a secondary fermenter, no matter the "aging"
times. I Crash cool and then rack into the secondary to further clear the beer. By leaving the
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 06-19-2014 at 08:37 PM
I'm doing a hefe weiss, Bavarian, but breaking away from that by adding pasteurized honey to
Posted in thread: S airlock ran backwards on 06-17-2014 at 03:06 PM
No fermentation chamber. Its a fermentation room that is climate controlled to 70f for this
beer. But it does fluctuate a couple of degrees.
Posted in thread: S airlock ran backwards on 06-16-2014 at 07:57 PM
I know. Its the oddest thing. A temp shift of a degree or two shouldn't, I don't think, make an
air lock run backwards. In any event, I'm racking into a secondary later today. I gravity has