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Posted in thread: Thoughts and advice on first all grain batch :) on 05-20-2014 at 01:10 AM
Another suggestion is to brew a recipe that you have made before, but converted to all grain.
Doing this will help in understanding your process. The idea is that the all grain version
should come in ...
Posted in thread: Need dyagnosis on 05-20-2014 at 01:03 AM
+1Sorry, looks like you have an infection. I would give it a taste and if its palatable, drink
Posted in thread: Trying to Raise OG.. add more grain? or boil longer? on 05-20-2014 at 12:24 AM
It sounds like you have made this a couple of times and it still has low OG? I would adjust
your recipe to account for the low OG which means more grain.If this is the first time and its
low, I would ...
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 05-20-2014 at 12:19 AM
Yup, perfectly normal
Posted in thread: A Comedy of Errors - Recommendations? on 04-20-2014 at 02:15 AM
I would not dump it, let it ferment out and chances are it will be fine. With all that activity
going on, it will be difficult for foreign things to get in a take hold. I wouldn't move the
Posted in thread: Drink or Dump? on 04-20-2014 at 02:05 AM
Just looks like yeast rafts to me, perfectly normal. How does it taste?
Posted in thread: Making saison on 03-23-2014 at 05:31 PM
Does it look like some 4 year old kid blew his nose into your pot? Just sounds like hot break
to me its proteins coming out of solution and clinging together, nothing to be worried about.
Posted in thread: Newbie questions on 03-23-2014 at 05:25 PM
For your first question, that's a tough one. I guess I would ask if you are sure its yeast you
are tasting and not something else. S04 is a high floc'ing yeast so most of it would have
settled out ass...
Posted in thread: Batch Size and Efficiency on 03-23-2014 at 05:14 PM
Agreed, that will help.I find the best way to dial in your efficiency is to be consistent then
adjust your efficiency rating in the recipe to match what you normally get. Not everyone's
system comes i...
Posted in thread: Small top floaters on my IPA on 03-22-2014 at 07:02 PM
No, normal for yeast to settle out in a secondary (that's it's main purpose). Another thing is
CO2. You will get little clusters of tiny bubbles that cling together and look like mold or
white specks ...