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  • Posted in thread: Replace light caramalt with dark one using less qty on 10-04-2015 at 10:59 PM
    You can match colors but flavors will be different. Will you be able to tell the difference?
    Depends on how familiar you are with your recipe and how constant you are with your process.

  • Posted in thread: nottingham w.t.f. on 09-28-2015 at 12:51 PM
    I hate Notty for other reasons and will often avoid it unless I'm cloning. One thing to look
    into is once you get a Notty going, wash and repitch that yeast in your next batch.FWIW, I had
    an Oktoberfe...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation...Solutions? on 09-28-2015 at 12:03 PM
    Taste the beer see if you like it. You might just have a ton of unfermentables due to higher
    than recorded mash temps.

  • Posted in thread: Brewing with high gravity yeast on 09-28-2015 at 12:00 PM
    So you want to make progressively stronger batches of beer, mix them, during fermentation...
    and you have a 14gal fermenter? or are you mixing the two batches between 2 6gal carboys?My
    advice would be...

  • Posted in thread: nottingham w.t.f. on 09-28-2015 at 11:47 AM
    This is the second time in a row nottingham has failed to start for me. The same beer. Orfy's
    Mild. 1.040. Rehydrate at 90F. Pitched at 65F.does anyone else have severe notty problems?How
    often are yo...

  • Posted in thread: Oxygen regulatur pressure and time when aereting on 09-28-2015 at 03:19 AM
    Check out the third Q&A in this article. is 2015 data and worth looking into. I'll try and
    locate the references and get to the bottom of this. Thanks for the share

  • Posted in thread: Oxygen regulatur pressure and time when aereting on 09-27-2015 at 05:53 PM
    If the bubbles coming out of the stone are reaching the surface, they are not being absorbed
    and you are wasting O2. Keep your flow low enough and give it a few minutes.No this is not
    exactly correct ...

  • Posted in thread: Uber fast fermentation? on 09-27-2015 at 05:36 PM
    Cannman, I didn't think about the possibility of the mash temperature being too hot but it
    makes sense. I'll wait at least a week then take a gravity reading. If the gravity reading is
    too high at tha...

  • Posted in thread: Sunday Morning on 09-27-2015 at 12:04 PM
    List for today:1. Get off work -done 08312. Go grocery shopping for 1) cabbage soup, 2)
    meatloaf 3) buy "Frozen" cereal for the kids to piss off SWMBO (act of love) -done 08453. clean
    the RV (in laws ...

  • Posted in thread: Bottles in dishwasher with Detergent on 09-27-2015 at 11:59 AM
    I say no worries. Charlie says RDWHAHB.Ever run PBW through the dishwasher with bottles?