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Posted in thread: 4VG and flavor in wheat beer on 03-01-2013 at 01:33 AM
Xylanase is denatured during the kilning phase of the malting process. If any does survive, it
will be destroyed quickly in the mash due to its heat sensitivity.
Posted in thread: 4VG and flavor in wheat beer on 02-15-2013 at 08:31 AM
I know this is a really old thread. I am writing this from UC Davis coming up on 4 weeks in out
of my 18 week program, so any writing like this is great practice for my big exam, bare with
Posted in thread: Ghost chili IIPA on 10-14-2012 at 05:02 PM
Results: for a 5 gallon batch I ended up using 0.25 grams of ghost chili flakes. (See attached
pic). The IPA base beer was good and the heat from the chilies was subdued by the alcohol
content and res...
Posted in thread: Attending UC David on 09-30-2012 at 06:57 AM
Damn auto correct, I hope you all know I meant to write Davis in the thread title.
Posted in thread: Attending UC David on 09-30-2012 at 06:56 AM
Hey all, I am attending UC Davis' Master Brewer Program in January. I am wondering if there are
any UCD grads here that could give me any advice before courses start. Thanks,Alex
Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 08-08-2012 at 05:28 PM
I made this for my brother's wedding... a beer themed wedding. It was marvelous!
Posted in thread: so i just finished my first Hoegaarden and i have to say on 08-02-2012 at 06:42 PM
There was a time a couple years back where the six-pack carrier had a pull out handle (kind of
like in a popup book) that when pulled revealed "WHO-GAR-DEN" under the handle.
Posted in thread: Do hop oils affect the optical properties of beer? on 06-24-2012 at 02:46 PM
Refractometers are for OG only. It works by the refraction of light by dissolved sugars. Other
dissolved compounds will also refract the light. For example alcohol. Alcohol actually refracts
light in ...
Posted in thread: Trouble Setting Regulator Pressure on 06-01-2012 at 05:00 AM
Just creep readjusting up so you don't over shoot. Easier to get more gas in the beer than out
Posted in thread: Trouble Setting Regulator Pressure on 06-01-2012 at 04:25 AM
Let it "settle" with valves open and attached to the keg, let it creep up, then back it down.