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Posted in thread: Hottenroth dregs on 10-05-2015 at 12:00 AM
Exact same recipes in terms of malt 48.7% 2 row, 48.7% wheat and 2.5% acid malt. The first had
4 IBUs and 2nd had 3 IBUs of old EKG. 1st batch started at 1.035 and finished at 1.006. Which
Posted in thread: Hottenroth dregs on 10-04-2015 at 03:08 PM
I pitched the dregs from a Hottenroth bottle into a gallon batch and got a nicely tart Berliner
Weiss that I bottled up in 3 weeks time. No other yeast was added. I then pitched the leftovers
Posted in thread: Saison recipes that shove the yeast flavors into the back seat? on 06-01-2015 at 08:54 PM
Belle Saison yeast is pretty much like a wheat yeast, I didn't get much out of it fermenting
Posted in thread: Cream Ale critique on 09-13-2014 at 07:05 PM
I've never used 6 row in my cream ale because there is talk about it adding a grainy character.
Of course I wouldn't know because I've never used it. I usually do about 80% 2 row and 20%
flaked corn, ...
Posted in thread: Making Soda at Home - The Giveaway! on 08-22-2014 at 11:53 AM
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Posted in thread: Suggestions to prevent homebrew twang in next batch on 04-28-2014 at 05:45 PM
I would also suggest water chemistry as the source of problems. My first major improvement to
my beers was solid fermentation temp control; how do you control this aspect? Then mash ph
control has bee...
Posted in thread: Help with 1st time water adjustments on 03-08-2014 at 11:20 PM
I received my MW102 pH meter about 8 days ago, calibrated it, and have already put it to good
use. Thanks for the sound advice, after looking at EZ Water and Bru'n Water spreadsheets, I
ditched this 1...
Posted in thread: What makes some beers cloudy or clear? on 03-06-2014 at 01:36 AM
Irish moss helped me a tiny bit but recently I have started adjusting my water chemistry. Every
batch that I have added CaCl to has been crystal clear and without chill haze. Palmers website
has a ref...
Posted in thread: Steep Bl Patent for color? on 03-02-2014 at 02:17 PM
I usually throw some black patent on top of the mash right before I sparge to make my black
IPA- usually 5% of whatever my mash grain bill was. It gets really dark and extracts a tiny bit
of roast.If ...
Posted in thread: Question about adding orange? on 02-13-2014 at 08:40 PM
I've used the fresh zest of whatever is the most aromatic orange you can find in the grocery
store and it came out great. I've seen a few people add the peel but follow the majority who
believe that t...