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Posted in thread: Mini mash 90 min IPA recipe dry hop question on 05-21-2013 at 06:48 PM
Yep. Many folks sucsessfully carb their lagers without adding extra yeast even after lagering
for several wks. :mug:
Posted in thread: A question for all you all grain brainiacks on 05-21-2013 at 02:26 PM
I'm not a brainiac but Kai is. Check this page on his site, table 1 part way down has what I
think you are looking for.:mug:
Posted in thread: ABV/original (??) gravity of fruit beers? on 05-21-2013 at 01:46 AM
Well, I guess if you don't want to use the average from pages or tables like this then you'd
have to measure the brix of the actual fruit you're using - not sure how this is done. My take
on the artic...
Posted in thread: ABV/original (??) gravity of fruit beers? on 05-21-2013 at 12:02 AM
I found this to be one of the most helpful things I have read regarding ABV and fruit. If
you're not familiar with the mad fermentationist he also writes articles for BYO and has done
podcasts on brew...
Posted in thread: I have this friend who... on 05-20-2013 at 10:25 PM
Do folks have a reason for recommending to purge the keg? I don't think regular carb level
pressures would be enough to interfere with the yeast doing any cleanup. A number of breweries
Posted in thread: More confident about 2nd batch on 05-20-2013 at 02:50 PM
Sounds like a good second batch! I agree with Doc's point though, if you're already steeping
grains might as well get your color and flavor from those if you can. For example you could
have used cryst...
Posted in thread: Mini mash 90 min IPA recipe dry hop question on 05-20-2013 at 03:22 AM
The recipe is describing a cold crash after dry hopping, an optional step to help with clarity.
Feel free to skip it, or if you want to include it throw the hops in about 5-7 days before you
plan to b...
Posted in thread: How and Why did my beer change styles? on 05-20-2013 at 03:14 AM
A pale ale I would say by the recipe. If you like the taste then I'd also call it success.:mug:
Posted in thread: How and Why did my beer change styles? on 05-20-2013 at 02:53 AM
Someone posted this in a MrBeer forum:Better MR. IPA - Leeners•4 oz Caravienne Malted Barley •2
lbs Golden Light Dry Malt Extract •2 oz Willamette Hops (divided)•1 Muslin Hop Bag •1 Muslin
Grain Bag •...
Posted in thread: I have this friend who... on 05-20-2013 at 01:55 AM
Sounds like the beer was turned around on the fast side but unless there was a problem with
yeast health I would expect it to be done fermenting after 11 days. So we're talking about
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