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  • Posted in thread: Mash temperature screw up on 10-02-2015 at 05:33 AM
    I have used the glass type themometer and found them slow to react. I tried to add heat to my
    BIAB mash and I would over shoot every time. I switched to an inexpensive metal stem dial
    thermometer and ...

  • Posted in thread: Mash temperature screw up on 10-01-2015 at 07:09 AM
    I'm guessing you used a glass candy type thermometer?

  • Posted in thread: Oktoberfest lager help??? on 09-28-2015 at 07:21 PM
    What is the current gravity? Taste and smell for butterscotch. Letting it warm up may help the
    yeast clean it up the diacetyl and drop to your expected gravity. After that rack off the yeast
    cake for ...

  • Posted in thread: Brew day but no Yeast! on 09-15-2015 at 07:30 AM
    I'm not afraid to let you try it. Keeping it cold should prevent wild fermentation. Let us know
    how it comes out. Oh and while your at it buy a extra packet of dry yeast for last minute

  • Posted in thread: How long does it generally take for a beer to carbonate in the bottle? on 08-13-2015 at 05:04 PM
    I'm not sure if the plastic bottle test is that good? I re-yeasts and put sugar in all the
    bottles for a 10 gal batch that never carbonated and used a small plastic water bottle as a
    tester. It seemed...

  • Posted in thread: Summer Citra Cerveza on 08-11-2015 at 05:29 PM
    I have found the addition of fruit gives it a drier finish with the fruity aroma. The mango
    sounds like an excellant summer beer!

  • Posted in thread: Are there any temp tolerant yeast strains out there? on 08-06-2015 at 04:48 AM
    I want to try Cooper's, but can't find it in stock anywhere. Midwest Supply is going to notify
    me when they get more in.Adventures in Homebrewing usually has it in stock. They list it at

  • Posted in thread: Soda Stream to Carbonate Beer? on 08-04-2015 at 06:16 AM
    Fill the bottle about 60% full of cold flat beer. Add a small burst of co2...wait until the
    beer settles. Repeat 4 or 5 times. I do this on kegging day to enjoy a sample. If you follow
    the instruction...

  • Posted in thread: How long does it generally take for a beer to carbonate in the bottle? on 08-01-2015 at 10:41 AM
    I fill one plastic P.E.T. soda pop bottle with primed beer and screw on the top. When the
    bottle gets hard you know the beer is carbonated.

  • Posted in thread: Summer Citra Cerveza on 07-30-2015 at 10:45 PM
    The mango sounds like a nice addition. I have used a whole pineapple in this recipe and it was
    tart and tasty!

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