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Posted in thread: Real ale on 07-18-2014 at 07:31 AM
The only batch out of about 25 I've done that I had to throw away was the one that fermented at
80 fahrenheit, broke my heart to dump it. Temperature control is key to beer making. Don't be
Posted in thread: Critique wanted on 07-01-2014 at 05:14 AM
Sounds good! Should be light, with nice spicy, citrus hop aroma and taste, and a clean finish
with the Magnum for the bittering. Ever tried adding your LME at flameout? I've been doing that
for the la...
Posted in thread: Rehydrating dry yeast? on 07-01-2014 at 04:46 AM
I've done both, I feel rehydrating leads to less lag time, plus it's easy. Lately (last 6-9
months) I sanitize a small container, add room temperature bottled water from a sealed bottle
(about half cu...
Posted in thread: Lme question on 07-01-2014 at 03:53 AM
The dry extract will work, did you check the original gravity? If it's higher than projected
for the recipe, the worst that can happen is a higher alcohol content. I've used both liquid
and dry, and p...
Posted in thread: Rehydrating Yeast on 06-28-2014 at 03:54 PM
If it were me, I'd use both packages. Use 2 cups water. I usually rehydrate at 70 -80 degrees.
I almost always use dry yeast, and always have a vigorous ferment going in 6-8 hours.
Posted in thread: Morebeer's Pliny the Elder on 06-26-2014 at 03:52 AM
So... How it turn out?
Posted in thread: Morebeer Pliny Extract Recipie Help/Tips on 06-26-2014 at 03:44 AM
I made this kit last July, turned out great. The only thing I did different from the kit
instructions : Used 3 lb extract at 60 min. in 3 gal boil. Did all other additions as per
instructions, but mix...
Posted in thread: 10 gallon all grain setup for sale on 06-26-2014 at 02:50 AM
Also sorry for your loss, hope your local sale goes through. If you haven't used Craigslist
yet, it is a great free resource.
Posted in thread: The Brew Stand Incredible Giveaway on 06-13-2014 at 03:19 PM
Posted in thread: Your best kit on 05-23-2014 at 05:44 PM
[QUOTE=typebrad;6138260]I really want to clone Pliny, but the hops bring it into the $80/90
range. Oof. Very special brew.The MoreBeer kit isn't a clone, the recipe comes directly from
Russian River, ...