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  • Posted in thread: Acid rest? on 02-14-2017 at 08:49 PM
    Would you mind telling me which yeast your buddy uses?I tried both times with WLP300 Hefeweizen
    Yeast.Maybe I'm using the wrong yeastEhh, I'd have to check with him...I don't remember.

  • Posted in thread: Acid rest? on 02-14-2017 at 07:29 PM
    tend to agree with Kai's assessment here. I tried a couple times with no real perceived
    difference, at least to me.My buddy primarily brews hefs and the one time he did not do the
    rest, it was obvio...

  • Posted in thread: Acid rest? on 02-14-2017 at 03:42 PM
    FWIW, I do believe performing an acid rest is a necessary part of brewing a quality hef.

  • Posted in thread: Thick...Syrupy...sludgy...STOUT!!! How to get it!! on 02-14-2017 at 03:29 PM
    I recently asked a pro-brewer friend I know the same question. This was his response....take it
    FWIW."Lots of grain, 50% plus in specialties, first runnings only, boil for 3-5 hrs to get to
    28-30 plat...

  • Posted in thread: Pale Ale brewing with all grains on 02-11-2017 at 12:29 PM
    General all grain procedure:Mash grains @ 148-160 degreesRemove grains (assuming BIAB) and
    bring to boilAdd hops at desired times throughout boilCool and pitch yeastA couple of important
    things that h...

  • Posted in thread: Bell's Two Hearted Ale Clone (close as they come) on 02-11-2017 at 12:17 PM
    I brewed Norther Brewers all grain clone about 2 months ago and poured a pint last night. I
    haven't compared it side by side to the real thing but it tastes great. I think the key is the
    Rahr 2 row......

  • Posted in thread: Beginner on 02-10-2017 at 01:51 PM
    I am thinking maybe this is it: Ballihoo Homebrew Basic Starter Equipment

  • Posted in thread: Beginner on 02-10-2017 at 01:16 PM
    Book: John Palmers - How to BrewYoutube: [ame=]All
    Grain Brewing with John Palmer[/ame]

  • Posted in thread: Scaling recipes on 02-10-2017 at 01:11 PM
    Simple answer...yes.Complicated going into specifics and droning on about
    all the differences, think equipment and efficiency changes as the recipe scales up or down.I
    would say sc...

  • Posted in thread: Oreo Cream Stout - Using Oreos on 02-07-2017 at 01:29 PM
    Agreed.I would 1000% never use oreo's or any commercial product made with chemicals in a home
    brew. One should never ferment chemicals at any time as you don't know what will happen to them
    as they ar...