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Posted in thread: Peanut Butter Cocoa Porter - First Recipe, critique welcome! on 02-26-2015 at 07:19 PM
I think it looks good. I made a very similar porter about 6 weeks ago, with 13oz of PB2
powdered peanut butter. The recipe I used was similar to this although I didn't use any
lactose. Expect some ext...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 02-23-2015 at 08:08 PM
I haven't posted yet, so here are my 6x5.5 gallon brews so far this year:Kolsch (1/11)Dunkel
(1/12)Porter (1/16)IPA (2/02)Best Bitter (2/06)Festbier (2/10)4745.5 + 33 = 4778.5
Posted in thread: Kolsch with Wyeast 2565 - noob questions .... on 02-18-2015 at 05:42 PM
Hi Bill,For 2565 I usually pitch and ferment right at 60 and get good results. I use either
2565 or WLP029 for nearly all of my ales. I'll take a gravity towards the end of fermentation,
Posted in thread: Storing corked bottles long term on 02-17-2015 at 06:41 PM
I honestly doubt it matters much either, just explaining some of the supposed cons of
horizontal (I can't find any cons of vertical). I too do it both ways in my beer fridge since
the top shelf can on...
Posted in thread: Storing corked bottles long term on 02-17-2015 at 06:17 PM
Storing corked carbonated beverages on their side could weaken the seal (using traditional
corks), whether or not this applicable to the amount of time you plan on storing I'm not sure
of. I guess the...
Posted in thread: More yeast Post Cold Crash? on 02-11-2015 at 11:52 PM
You shouldn't have a problem carbonating post cold crash.
Posted in thread: Force Carbing warm or Naturally Carbing on 02-05-2015 at 08:17 PM
hopbrad,I have force carbed warm with no issue, although now I generally carb my kegs in my
lagering fridge so it's been awhile. Back in the day when I would carb warm I always had better
results if I...
Posted in thread: Force Carbing warm or Naturally Carbing on 02-04-2015 at 10:31 PM
You could always pull a few pints from the keg before transporting, a lot of the sediment will
come out in the first few pours.If it were me I would set & forget force carb primarily because
that is h...
Posted in thread: Hop extraction temperatures on 02-03-2015 at 05:52 PM
The longer a hop boils the more bitterness (IBU's) it will add to a beer (relative to the hops
AA%), however most of the hop oils that this hop adds to the beer will evaporate in the boil.
So IBU's do...
Posted in thread: Peanut Butter Porter W/Powdered Peanut Butter on 02-03-2015 at 05:07 PM
I brewed something similar to this three weeks ago:6.5# Maris Otter1.0# Flaked Oats.75# Crystal
80.75# Pale Chocolate Malt (220).50# Chocolate Malt (420)1.0oz Fuggles @ 600.5oz Fuggles @