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Posted in thread: Any opinions on my honey lemon wheat? on 05-17-2013 at 07:46 PM
Honey ferments fully so you won't taste it, but will make a drier beer. If you want honey taste
add honey malt. It is pretty sweet, so I use sparingly. Also you may want to replace some of
Posted in thread: Questions on Campden tabs on 05-17-2013 at 04:44 PM
I know this thread is old, but did any one get sulfur aromas when using Campden?
Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 05-16-2013 at 07:39 PM
Hahah its like drinking a protein shake, perfect for a post workout drink.I have heard dark
beer is good for sore muscles... Not sure what category that would fall into. It has to do with
the mineral ...
Posted in thread: Extreme Frustration; What am I doing wrong?!! on 05-16-2013 at 02:17 PM
I would use some campden tablets. My water is GA made my beer taste funny until i started using
campden tablets. They are cheap too.Yeah not a bad idea. Just make sure you are using the right
Posted in thread: White labs san Diego super yeast? on 05-15-2013 at 10:20 PM
How quickly does it clear? I love 1056, but it takes two weeks to clear.
Posted in thread: Two Vs. One on 05-14-2013 at 10:56 PM
Yes rehydrate. It depends on what kind of yeast it is. US-05 or 04 are as good as any clean
fermenting strain. I'm sure if you did a search for information on dry yeast, hundreds of
threads would come...
Posted in thread: Help picking a brew on 05-14-2013 at 03:32 PM
I believe 1 lb of carapils is too much. I typically see 1/4 to 1/2 lb in a brew.Agree, it will
be hard to make it crisp with a pound. Your fg will be higher the more you add.
Posted in thread: Dumped batches. on 05-14-2013 at 03:11 PM
I have dumped more batches than I can recall. Double digit number of batches, certainly, and
even more bottles beyond that. Most of it has been "drinkable", but there's no good reason in
Posted in thread: First stout I made came out to foamy, any idea why? on 05-13-2013 at 07:05 PM
How long has it been in bottles? It really needs 3 wks to carb properly. It can be foamy if
it's not carbed yet.
Posted in thread: Help! Party in two weeks. on 05-13-2013 at 06:26 PM
I would shoot for something around 5% and would prob do a 5 gal batch. Pitch plenty of yeast,
ferment at 68 and use Whirfloc.
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