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  • Posted in thread: When yeast starter doesn’t necessarily grow yeast. on 02-12-2016 at 08:56 PM
    You can certainly do that. Personally, I don't like wasting that much wort and would just make
    a 1-2 gallon batch of beer that I would actually drink and then use the cake for the larger

  • Posted in thread: Raspberry wheat critique on 02-12-2016 at 08:50 PM
    Sure - change out that rice extract for some wheat extract. That will improve the head and
    actually put some wheat in your wheat beer. :)

  • Posted in thread: My first wheat beer - need advice on 02-12-2016 at 07:50 PM
    You don't need to take readings or anything else at this point. Just let it sit there for at
    least a week, preferably 2. At that point, all the froth will have dropped down and the beer
    will start to ...

  • Posted in thread: Boost Carb Keg on 01-30-2016 at 04:06 AM
    It doesn't really work that way. I guess you could turn the pressure down and then the
    dissolved CO2 will equalize over a couple day period and you would get a decent measurement. Of
    course, that kind...

  • Posted in thread: Newbie with questions about alpha/beta acids in hops? on 01-20-2016 at 05:49 PM
    1. It's essentially the same plant, so there is no genetic variation. The AA range is due to
    growing conditions. There is really no way to test the plant other than measuring the harvest.
    2. You can't...

  • Posted in thread: "Stale" type flavours from low color caramel malts? on 01-20-2016 at 05:22 PM
    I think modus hoperandi is not nearly as good as a whole lot of different IPA's that use
    lighter malts. Of course taste is subjective, but I think that particular doesn't match up with
    my experience a...

  • Posted in thread: Why Would Beer Character Fade over a Matter of Weeks? on 01-18-2016 at 02:57 PM
    Generally, if a beer goes from very flavorful to completely bland in a short period of time,
    it's because O2 got it.

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation/Blow Off on 01-13-2016 at 03:54 AM
    Generally, if it happens, it happens pretty fast..... but you never know. That's why it's a
    good idea to just always use a blowoff tube.

  • Posted in thread: Leading a meeting - print handouts or not? on 01-11-2016 at 04:05 AM
    The point of sending out an agenda is so that people can come to the meeting prepared to
    discuss those topics. If it's some that people would need as a reference to actually
    participate in the meeting...

  • Posted in thread: Newbie looking for suggestions on 01-11-2016 at 03:41 AM
    Where you go is completely up to you. Most homebrewers stick with various forms of extract. You
    can make pretty much any style of beer that way. Personally, I brew GF beer for friends and
    family and d...