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Posted in thread: Poor Attenuation on 12-08-2011 at 09:48 PM
Hi AllI have a continuing issue with poor attenuation in ales. As an example here is the porter
I did 3 weeks ago. 5 gallon batch9.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) UK (3.0 SRM) Grain 77.25 %1.00 lb
Mild Malt (...
Posted in thread: Determining AA% on 09-27-2009 at 10:36 PM
I would suggest making a tea with a known amount of your hops, as well as with a known amount
of a hop with a known AA and compare. It's not exact, but it'll get you in the ballpark. I've
heard the pa...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale using.....real pumpkins? on 09-12-2009 at 12:45 AM
So, I will be buying some left over pumpkins from this year to aquire more seeds for next year.
I am not sure I would do that.Unless you know your buying heirloom types, you may very well be
Posted in thread: Wet hop ale - suggestions? on 09-03-2009 at 01:38 AM
You guys have solved my conundrum.I have been growing Willamette for a few years with moderate
(2 or 3 oz dried) results. Last year I founds 3 Cascade plants which I grew in pots with good
Posted in thread: Dumping old Star San on the lawn? on 05-16-2009 at 10:31 PM
Having spent 15 years in the landscape/turf industry I have to ask, why are you worried?This
country spends WAY TO MUCH time and money of how the grass looks. Think about it, we feed,
rake, lime, blah...
Posted in thread: 'Short' fermentation & possible solutions on 05-16-2009 at 03:13 PM
Sometimes we do things just to see if we can. Everything does not revolve around money eh?
Posted in thread: 'Short' fermentation & possible solutions on 05-16-2009 at 01:01 PM
I brewed 2 batches of my IPA last weekend. Recipe below:Whale's Back IPAextract with steeped
grains3.00 lb Amber Dry Extract (12.5 SRM) 3.31 lb Amber Liquid Extract [Boil for 15 min]1.00
Posted in thread: Water Fermentation Chiller on 05-02-2009 at 02:05 AM
I too have been dealing with temp issues, primarily in lagering, for some time. I have a
converted 10 gallon MLT/Cooler and have pondered using it as a lagering cooler when I am not
mashing. I have al...
Posted in thread: Hmmm. What happened here? on 11-19-2008 at 11:00 AM
I brewed an English Ale with a friend about 10 days ago. We racked to secondary last night and
the beer has a mildly sour aroma and taste. Recipe:3 lbs Muntons Amber LME1 lb Muntons Amber
DME1 lb Crys...
Posted in thread: making pear wine on 10-01-2008 at 09:53 PM
Thanks for the advice Yooper. I wish I could freeze em but, with the hops and veggies in there,
I have no room in my freezer. I do have ways of mashing though.I have taken the recipe you