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  • Posted in thread: Actual fermentation temps on 07-04-2015 at 03:33 AM
    The beer will cool as it goes from the middle of the wort to the outside. Ask anyone who
    ferments a 10 gallon batch or bigger in 1 vessel what the temperature on the outside says vs
    what a thermowel s...

  • Posted in thread: lots of fermentation questions: on 07-03-2015 at 03:03 AM
    If "0.5" acid malt is lbs and not oz, that is also a lot and your pH was probably quite low.
    Not sure how that will effect the beer but, once again, time will tell.Half a pound will do
    nothing. I've u...

  • Posted in thread: Actual fermentation temps on 07-03-2015 at 02:33 AM
    The best thing I ever did for my beer was to ferment it at 68F internal temp. The temp on the
    side of the carboy is lower than the temp in center mass. That generally meant setting the
    ambient in my f...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast-washing test-run. on 07-03-2015 at 02:25 AM
    If you look carefully, you will see there is a slightly lighter layer on the top of the solids.
    That is the layer you are suposed to be trying to separate and keep.On the rare occasion I wash
    (I usual...

  • Posted in thread: lots of fermentation questions: on 07-03-2015 at 02:15 AM
    My questions are: 1)What are the bad effects of putting these yeast strains together2)Should I
    just put it in the secondary here since theres so much yeast and I donít want autolysis3)Will
    this cold c...

  • Posted in thread: Letting First Wort Hops Sit? on 07-03-2015 at 01:54 AM
    You can add FWH hops at any time before the boil. The cooler the wort, the better I would
    think.Adding them with the steeping grains would risk the water absorbed with the grains
    haveing some of the v...

  • Posted in thread: DME vs LME. Which is preferred more often? on 07-02-2015 at 10:53 PM
    LME for me.I don't care what anyone says about it, I've used it for 20 years and find it
    cheaper, and easier to use and store than DME.

  • Posted in thread: Bought too much LME on 07-02-2015 at 10:48 PM
    Seal container and store in fridge until needed.OR ............ Add to current brew. It will
    increase OG by .007 in 5 gallons. Not really a terrible problem to have.

  • Posted in thread: Raspberries and Cherries - What to Brew? on 07-02-2015 at 12:53 AM
    Would appreciate any constructive comments.For the base beer, 6 gallons, OG: 1-060:9.75 lbs
    Pale malt0.25 lbs Honey Malt0.5 lbs Crystal 600.75 lbs Chocolate maltO.75 lbs Coffee
    MaltGoldings to bitter ...

  • Posted in thread: What beer brewing item do you hoard? on 07-01-2015 at 02:07 AM
    The spammer with the squares, .com's lols, etc yesterday morning, rather early at that. He hit
    introductions this morning.I didn't see anything in the thread; I thought you were getting at
    me for my l...

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