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Posted in thread: Primary Pale Liner (BeerInBag) on 12-20-2012 at 03:18 PM
I started using the liners in my 6gal carboys too. I have not used buckets since I went
all-grain, but it is tempting for beers with lots of whole hops. I ordered another box of bags
that are 3 inches...
Posted in thread: WLP500 No Start on 09-11-2012 at 06:34 PM
yes 500 is pretty slow
Posted in thread: Maple Syrup Scoth Ale on 03-10-2012 at 03:17 AM
You have to use a LOT of maple syrup to taste it, say 4-5 pounds.
Posted in thread: EZ Water Calculator 3.0 on 01-05-2012 at 05:55 PM
I believe its a light crystal malt made from pilsner
Posted in thread: pH of Maris Otter on 01-05-2012 at 02:44 AM
I've measured it at 5.6 but that was one sample from one maltster. I did a stout a couple of
weeks back using it as the base with 10% roast barley and got 5.6 for the mash pH which
certainly suggests ...
Posted in thread: 5L Flask on 01-01-2012 at 09:27 PM
Posted in thread: How much time till expiry for yeast upon receipt is acceptable? on 11-04-2011 at 12:02 AM
When I'm shooting for a target cell count, I'm making a larger starter for each day the yeast
gets older. If you are just making a starter to improve it from where it was at, the age
doesn't matter as...
Posted in thread: How much time till expiry for yeast upon receipt is acceptable? on 11-03-2011 at 07:24 PM
I prefer to go by mrmalty yeast calculator for my pitching rate and not make substitutions of
similar yeasts. If my recipe is 1.070 and the yeast is 3 months old, I am approaching the
limits of a sing...
Posted in thread: Input on a smoked red? on 10-27-2011 at 03:45 AM
Having brewed more compelling things, this beer didn't really get onto a serious tap position
until today. Its obviously aged more, and tastes wonderful! I think the chocolate malt is
coming through a...
Posted in thread: EZ Water Calculator 3.0 on 10-25-2011 at 02:15 AM
I've been busy tonight :)I made a bunch of pH test batches using 115g of grain infused with
0.5qt distilled water at 170F to hit about 153F in a small sauce pot and stuck it in the oven
to maintain te...