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Posted in thread: Does a Protein rest impact an Amber Ale? on 12-02-2016 at 09:10 PM
Well modified malts do not need a protein rest as the malting process has done that for you. So
for most American and Continental Malts it is unnecessary, some English malts will definitely
need a pro...
Posted in thread: Help me figure out my Phenolic/Plastic Taste on 06-14-2016 at 04:52 PM
Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 05-29-2016 at 12:14 AM
traveled to southern Indiana for grandson high school graduation.
Posted in thread: Poll: Favorite Most Used Specialty Grains on 04-07-2016 at 08:31 PM
victory is one i use often ... that or other biscuit malts ...
Posted in thread: New brewer ? on 04-07-2016 at 05:01 PM
Welcome to HBT, and congrats on your first brew. 1. Air lock activity is not a sign of
fermentation, the krousen ring is.2. Best way to measure fermentation is with a hydrometer and
measuring the grav...
Posted in thread: 6oz to DRY HOPS on 04-02-2016 at 12:14 PM
no i do not find commercial beers bland. i occasionally get this urge to drink hop flavored
alcohol and this fits the bill... there's a few guys i know who like it and i give it away as
soon as its ca...
Posted in thread: Grain bill and hop schedule help for unique beer on 04-01-2016 at 08:09 PM
I would not use more than 1 lb 6 row in the cereal mash with the 1 lb rice and 1 lb beets. I
normally use plain long grain white rice from the grocery store. The 6 row will help break the
Posted in thread: Advice on 04-01-2016 at 07:46 PM
I would not worry too much ... and yes the pressure could not only pop the top but have it
blown off and hit the ceiling with foam and beer and yeast ... I have had several plugged
airlocks and end up...
Posted in thread: 6oz to DRY HOPS on 04-01-2016 at 07:39 PM
I wanna party with you. :D I have done some really crazy IPA stuff (20oz per 5G) but never hit
the dry hop really hard. At most maybe 4oz but always huge hopstands. I been thinking I might
try a large...
Posted in thread: 6oz to DRY HOPS on 04-01-2016 at 06:57 PM
dry hop late is best and when the beer is at room temp of about 68 to 72. I have a IIPA that I
have a 12 oz 4 day dry hop schedule and then bottle 24 hours after last add. dont get many
beers from a 5...