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Posted in thread: Vanilla Creme Ale Clone on 04-19-2011 at 07:02 PM
I went ahead and made the recipe, even though the volumes were off. I'm not impressed. Wasn't
able to really taste the vanilla. I'm looking for a good Breckenridge Vanilla Porter clone
Posted in thread: Temperature control, a cool/cold garage and WLP002 on 03-01-2011 at 06:10 PM
If your garage is going to get into the 40s, then ferment in the house.
Posted in thread: OG way too low on 03-01-2011 at 06:50 AM
Do you have a crummy hydrometer? Drop it in some tap water and make sure it's still reading
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1099 started then stopped within 24 hrs on 03-01-2011 at 06:38 AM
I've only been brewing for a few months, but I do know one thing. Lack of airlock activity
doesn't mean that fermentation is finished. Since you had good airlock activity the yeast are
alive and I thi...
Posted in thread: Batch sparge - water calculations advice. on 02-17-2011 at 02:53 AM
Thanks for the help everyone. I will go with a 1:1 ratio this time.Do you go with 185F for your
sparge water? Do you skip the mash-out?The last time I didn't have a large enough pot so I
split the wor...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Robust Porter on 02-16-2011 at 11:24 PM
So Ed.. I fired up your porter recipe... Loved the aroma when i was Brewing and loved the
sample i tasted before fermentation. Ended up with an OG of .1080 and this is what it looked
like the next day...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Robust Porter on 02-16-2011 at 11:20 PM
I brewed the recipe (All Grain) a couple of nights ago. 6 hours after pitching the yeast it
started going crazy. Two days later it's still going to town..Pre-Boil Gravity 1.060 - 6.5
gallonsPost Boil ...
Posted in thread: Cleaning Bottles on 02-16-2011 at 11:05 PM
They should stay clean, but they won't remain sanitized.. Like Stevo said, dip them in
sanitizer before bottling and you should be good.
Posted in thread: Vanilla Creme Ale Clone on 02-14-2011 at 04:57 PM
Anybody? Went to bed last night thinking I'd have an answer first thing this morning. NOT.. I
really want to try this if I can just figure out the recipie..I'm thinking I'll just mash-in
with 4 gallon...
Posted in thread: Vanilla Creme Ale Clone on 02-14-2011 at 07:57 AM
Someone please help this newbie out. Concerning the above recipe, I don't understand the math
when it comes to the volume of wort, based on the water used. Can someone help me understand
the below sta...