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  • Posted in thread: Milk Stout FG too high? OK? on 08-29-2015 at 07:23 PM
    Try placing it somewhere a bit warmer? Seems a bit high.

  • Posted in thread: Chocolate question on 08-26-2015 at 10:35 AM
    I'd use cocoa powder instead, at the end of the boil.Bakers chocolate is going to have a lot of
    fat, which you don't want.

  • Posted in thread: Yooper's Oatmeal Stout on 08-22-2015 at 10:17 AM
    Hi,Is this beer ready to drink after 3 weeks in the bottle?Thanks!Taste it and see!Stouts
    usually get better with some aging, but you can drink it whenever you;d like.

  • Posted in thread: Mario's Chocolate Cherry Popper Sweet Stout on 08-22-2015 at 10:13 AM
    With two lbs of lactose the FG is 1.012? That seems off.

  • Posted in thread: yeast efficiency? on 08-21-2015 at 08:08 AM
    It was an all grain recipe, mash temp was 152ish. I would love to ferment at a lower temp but
    all I have are Cooler Brewing bags that I swap frozen water bottles out of, tough to maintain
    the temps me...

  • Posted in thread: First BIAB - Hefeweizen on 08-21-2015 at 05:42 AM
    Eh, I've read in many places that with modern malting, a 90 min boil isn't really necessary
    with pilsner anymore. I don't do 90 min boils and I have never had a problem with DMS

  • Posted in thread: yeast efficiency? on 08-21-2015 at 04:23 AM
    I was using an old analog thermometer and was getting super low FG like you were. I bought a
    digital thermometer an discovered my old analog thermometer was 8 degrees off. I checked both
    in boiling wa...

  • Posted in thread: Secondary with fruit: How long to primary? on 08-19-2015 at 10:07 AM
    I personally have to disagree with letting the beer finish before transferring onto your fruit.
    I personally wait until the Krausen has almost depleted, but before the yeast has finished its
    job. if y...

  • Posted in thread: Has anyone tried this quick-lagering method? on 08-18-2015 at 08:46 AM
    You want a fast Lager? do what the Commercial Breweries do to get it done in 3 weeks, Ferment
    at 55-60, then freeze it after it is fermented, you will have an ice block that is pure water
    and a small ...

  • Posted in thread: Oatmeal in a Milk Stout? on 08-18-2015 at 05:32 AM
    Oats go into all stouts


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