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  • Posted in thread: Brigade Piron IPA on 10-08-2014 at 01:12 PM
    Grain13 lbs Pilsner (2 Row) Belgian 4.0 oz Aromatic Malt1 lbs Cane (Beet) SugarHops28.00 g
    Horizon [12.00 %] - Boil 60.0 min 14.00 g Amarillo Gold [8.20 %] - Boil 20.0 min 14.00 g
    Centennial [9.50 %] ...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast, or just trub? on 12-25-2013 at 01:56 PM
    don't do this, just leave as is and use it in your next beer. there isn't a brewery anywhere in
    the world adding boiled water to yeast slurry and for very good reasons. if your beer and yeast
    cake are...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast, or just trub? on 12-24-2013 at 11:17 PM
    Yes, boat loads.

  • Posted in thread: Time to build up 2 step lager starter on 12-14-2013 at 08:21 PM
    48 hours is the most I'd go, and really I think 24 is probably plenty. Also, your original
    post, says 2 step 2 liter... Are you plan on doing both at 2 liters? If so, I don't think
    you'll get much gro...

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hopping and "Secondary" Fermentation on 12-13-2013 at 02:18 AM
    It's fine, it's what I do. Just a couple of things to keep in mind. Might be stating the
    obvious, but if it's all actively fermenting, it defeats the propose. The aromatics go away
    with the CO2. Also,...

  • Posted in thread: Fridge vs. Chest Freezer for Fermentation? on 11-09-2013 at 01:23 PM
    The only thing I have to add, that I don't see mentioned here, is that freezers operating above
    freezing temps can accumulate a lot of moisture. I've had an 8th of an inch(ish) of standing
    water in mi...

  • Posted in thread: Secondary fermentation restart? on 11-04-2013 at 01:45 AM
    What do you mean by signs of fermentation?

  • Posted in thread: Fermenter size on 11-04-2013 at 01:37 AM
    For primary fermentation, you'll want a 6 or 6.5 gallon carboy I think. I don't think there's
    any downside to having too much head space... Too little gets messy.

  • Posted in thread: lazy bones yeast harvesting? on 10-26-2013 at 10:51 AM
    10 days later and it still looks like a glop of trub. I don't see any striations that might be
    yeast. I may just start one to see if it works before committing to use it in a batch...I'd bet
    it's almo...

  • Posted in thread: Heat Control in Freezer on 10-25-2013 at 11:31 PM
    I've got a couple terrarium heaters stuck to the inside of my freezer. I could make a saison @
    0 degrees ambient if i wanted to.


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