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Posted in thread: Spring brews on 01-25-2015 at 04:06 AM
My first lager a Maibock for May.
Posted in thread: Ideal Mash Temp for a Barleywine on 01-24-2015 at 03:08 AM
I was asking what my expected FG would be at the various mash temps. I didn't intend to do a
step mash but I see how it was easily misunderstood.Taking the advice I think I will give the
Nottingham a ...
Posted in thread: Ideal Mash Temp for a Barleywine on 01-23-2015 at 05:39 PM
I am going to brew a Golden Barleywine with 22 lbs of 2 row and 1 pound of Carivienne (IBU 70).
With my system I expect an OG of about 1.117. I'll be using a big pitch of Nottingham and I'll
let it fe...
Posted in thread: Conceited Bastard on 01-23-2015 at 08:36 AM
This beer was inspired by Stone Brewing's Arrogant Bastard. I wanted something dark, fruity and
bitter. Not quite stout black, a very dark brown/red. Not a clone but really good.Ingredients:6
lbs 2 Ro...
Posted in thread: empty airlock after pitching yeast on 11-30-2014 at 01:33 PM
If the room temp was lower than the wort temp then the fermenter may have sucked in the air and
the fluid in the air lock as it cooled. No big deal.
Posted in thread: Citra Pale Ale on 07-31-2014 at 03:04 AM
To avoid the possible "cat piss" aromas I hear about I used Cascade for bittering and
Centennial for flavor additions then finished with the Citra for aroma additions. I think I
would rename this Citr...
Posted in thread: Vapor locked hop tea to extract more hop aroma? on 07-30-2014 at 11:16 AM
So I boiled nearly a pint of water in a canning jar. Cooled to 150f and added 1oz of Citra hops
and sealed the lid. Let it cool and then added it to my Summer Citra Cerveza in the primary
Posted in thread: Are Buckets with no Seal Ok to Ferment? on 07-27-2014 at 09:18 AM
For now I would just use some tape. I use a lid with a gasket. I have used a lid without a
gasket and the air lock never bubbled. The point of an air lock is to prevent oxygen or
anything else from en...
Posted in thread: Flaked Barley vs. Carapils / Carafoam on 07-27-2014 at 04:29 AM
You could probably get away with a pound of maris otter but if your gonna mess around with a
partial mash use as much fresh malt as possible. This is how people start doing full BIAB. Good
Posted in thread: Are Buckets with no Seal Ok to Ferment? on 07-27-2014 at 04:17 AM
During active fermentation there should be enough co2 activity to prevent oxygen from entering
but once fermentation slows or there is a drop in temperature oxygen may enter the unsealed
container so ...