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Posted in thread: Help with 3726 please on 05-31-2011 at 04:57 PM
Give it some time. Saison yeast sometimes ferment in stages. I leave mine in primary for about
3 weeks, then rack to secondary. I've seen third and fourth waves of fermentation take place up
to 4 week...
Posted in thread: Heatstick = awesome! on 05-19-2011 at 02:31 PM
I think I'll follow jkarp's advice and run off some wort, heat it up and add it back.
Posted in thread: Heatstick = awesome! on 05-19-2011 at 04:40 AM
This type of element can be used in a mash?
Posted in thread: Heatstick = awesome! on 05-19-2011 at 02:55 AM
I was using my 1500w element to warm up a mash. Some of the grain must have gotten stuck in it
because after about a minute of stirring I started smelling and seeing smoke come out of the
mash. I turn...
Posted in thread: Is 2gal per hour too hard of a boil? on 12-21-2010 at 02:54 AM
I use two electric heat sticks to boil. Since I switched from propane, I've been having trouble
hitting gravities and getting weird efficiencies. I tested my system tonight and found out I'm
Posted in thread: Where to buy D2 candi syrup? on 12-18-2010 at 04:25 AM
Since the solution is mostly sugar, it will go higher than 212*F and higher than 290*F.And yes,
with a stove.
Posted in thread: India Wine Recipe on 12-18-2010 at 04:00 AM
I think rye is a fine idea. It won't hurt. At 1lb the crystal is probably ok. But I wouldn't
excede 1lb.Black patent will add color, but basically no flavor. I think the RB will add a
Posted in thread: India Wine Recipe on 12-18-2010 at 03:20 AM
If this is for 5gal then I agree with dcp, way too much crystal. You'll be lucky to hit 75%
attenuation with just base malt at that gravity. If you start throwing in crystal, your
attenuation will sta...
Posted in thread: Where to buy D2 candi syrup? on 12-18-2010 at 03:12 AM
I make my own everytime I make a dubbel now. Before I would buy it, but once I tried making it
following the guidelines on HBT (IDK where the thread is currently) and compared it to the
Posted in thread: Raison D'Etre - Has Anyone Made a Sucessful Batch? on 12-12-2010 at 03:10 PM
I've looked at those recipes dozens of times but have never brewed one. I've never been
convinced that they will clone the beer; they seem too simple. I'd love to hear if someone else