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Posted in thread: First BIAB-just a few questions please? on 03-29-2013 at 02:18 PM
I have only brewed with the partial mash method. I have about 25 batches under my belt and have
honed my technique down pretty well.I mash with three gallons in an igloo water cooler at 156
deg. I mas...
Posted in thread: Possible stuck Fermenter on 03-22-2013 at 03:01 PM
I may have fermented a kolsch at too low a temp. I had it at 52 deg. and the air locked bubbled
for about three days and now nothing.I have a great krausen so I know it fermented some.I also
have a bi...
Posted in thread: Aging in a keg..... on 03-21-2013 at 01:02 PM
Does carbonating at lagering temps make a difference? DPB:I would think, I think that is the
old way, not but I am unsure.Should I bring the beer up to fermenting temps to carbonate.DPB
No! cold liqui...
Posted in thread: Aging in a keg..... on 03-19-2013 at 12:53 PM
I "age" beer in a keg all the time, after it has been in the Primary for about 4 weeks. (ALES
mostly)I would not fully carbonate it until you are about ready to drink it since I don't know
if there is...
Posted in thread: Aging in a keg..... on 03-18-2013 at 09:42 PM
I got a late start on a beer that I need to take on a lake trip in late April.I boiled up a
kolsch on 3/17. I will definitely let it ferment for a minimum of 14days. My question is this.
Is it unusual...
Posted in thread: Starters on 03-16-2013 at 03:09 PM
Posted in thread: Starters on 03-16-2013 at 02:52 PM
I had planned on brewing on 3/09 and made a starter for my beer on 3/07.I ended up not brewing
that day and the starter has been sitting in my cabinet where I store all of my gear. There is
a very nic...
Posted in thread: Overheated my wort when recirculating on 03-11-2013 at 12:46 PM
Please let us know how this turned out. I did a beer on National Brew Day last May. My brew
club was hosting a brew day at the LHBS. I had an emergency come up and had to leave suddenly
just as I fini...
Posted in thread: Boiling Techniques on 03-09-2013 at 09:30 PM
Ok...I just got done force carbing this beer and it turned out fantastic. The slight change I
made in the hopping schedule made a big difference and the beer is spot on.Thanks for all of
Posted in thread: Boiling Techniques on 03-08-2013 at 12:51 PM
My only other suggestion would be to wait to see how it tastes once it's fully carbed.
Carbonation level seems to make a huge difference in perceived body. Some of my beers taste
very thin for up to a...