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Posted in thread: Final Steps for Kegging Cider on 12-01-2016 at 01:15 AM
I add the chemicals before cold crashing, I've stopped dining with gelatin, and I carb to
Posted in thread: Ever felt like just not brewing? on 12-01-2016 at 01:13 AM
You brew in sunny CA don't you!? It was 35 and windy when I wrapped up the brew day today! Brew
days get further and further apart this time of year!It was frigid when I was brewing Saturday
Posted in thread: Ever felt like just not brewing? on 12-01-2016 at 12:26 AM
I brew so often these days it almost feels like a job, for better or worse I suppose, and still
I almost always look forward to it.
Posted in thread: Water Chemistry – Pt. 5: Boil pH in an IPA | exBEERiment Results! on 08-08-2016 at 12:09 PM
While mash pH has become a variable many dedicated brewers pay close attention to, the pH of
the wort during boil is often overlooked, which is purported to impact hop expression in terms
of both bitt...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Vessel - Pt. 3: Stainless Steel vs. Glass Carboy | exBEERiment Results! on 07-11-2016 at 01:36 PM
Perhaps unexpectedly, two xBmts have produced results suggesting fermentation vessel has a
qualitative impact on beer. Some have theorized the actual material is responsible for the
Posted in thread: Under Pressure: Airlock vs. Foil With Saison Dupont Yeast | exBEERiment Results! on 07-04-2016 at 12:52 PM
Saison is a beer defined by yeast character, and brewers of this delicious farmhouse style have
myriad options for yeast available to them. Avoided by many for fear of a stalled fermentation,
Posted in thread: Under Pressure – Pt. 3: Impact Of Pressurized Fermentation On Lager | xBmt Results! on 06-13-2016 at 11:57 AM
Fermenting under pressure at higher temperatures has been said to allow brewers to produce
lagers quickly by suppressing formation of expected esters and other undesirable character. To
test this out,...
Posted in thread: Grain Comparison – Pt. 2: Maris Otter vs. Domestic (US) 2-Row | exBEERiment Results! on 06-06-2016 at 11:57 AM
Lauded for its ability to impart toasty yet delicate biscuit-like character, Maris Otter is one
of the most commonly used base malts by brewers of styles ranging from English Mild to American
IPA. A b...
Posted in thread: The Gelatin Effect – Pt. 5: Gelatin vs. Biofine Clear | exBEERiment Results! on 05-23-2016 at 04:03 PM
Thank you. Great xBmt! I'd have been surprised if Biofine had introduced a flavour component
but it's good to have the data. If I'm reading correctly, the Biofine took longer to clear but
was as effec...
Posted in thread: The Gelatin Effect – Pt. 5: Gelatin vs. Biofine Clear | exBEERiment Results! on 05-23-2016 at 12:02 PM
While hazy beer has become a trend of late, some homebrewers still take steps to ensure their
homebrew is brite. Many have found great success fining with gelatin, but our friends of the