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Posted in thread: Accidentally cold fermented on 10-25-2016 at 03:36 AM
geez, merciless ribbing for a mistitled threadhe meant "Accidentally fermented at the exact
temp I wanted"
Posted in thread: First partial mash: belgian black ale Ingredients questions on 10-24-2016 at 02:39 PM
So the light malt extract is not the same as amber extract, the amber likely has munich and
some caramel in it like c-60. I actually think it's better to go with light in most instances
so you have co...
Posted in thread: First partial mash: belgian black ale Ingredients questions on 10-24-2016 at 12:26 AM
It looks like you need more extract. Are your 150g quantites light? Dry I assume? And the
caramel malt is a grain, not extract?The other problem you face is that it's hard to know the
composition of d...
Posted in thread: Stopper popped off while fan was on! on 10-23-2016 at 04:18 PM
Agreed, RWDHAHB. It's very likely fine unless a fruitfly going by managed to fall directly into
the wort or something. If fermentation started, all the better. Just replace the stopper and
carry on. F...
Posted in thread: First partial mash: belgian black ale Ingredients questions on 10-23-2016 at 03:57 PM
That looks like the exact recipe so I think we are missing the list of ingredients you have?
Posted in thread: Mash tun question on 10-23-2016 at 03:49 PM
I have a 5 gallon kettle. a 5% brew would be 6 lbs of grain and the total volume would be 5.25
gallons.I regularly do 2.5-3 gal batches in my 5 gal pot (I used to use a 3 gal cooler but
prefer BIAB no...
Posted in thread: High FG on Imperial Porter on 10-22-2016 at 05:28 PM
So the sample tastes good, we haven't seen your recipe or mash temp but all pretty much agree
you're about where you should be on FG, sounds like a win! :)Just FYI US-05 should be good up
to about 11-...
Posted in thread: Bottling beer after cold crash? on 10-21-2016 at 02:45 PM
It's fine, just let it warm up after it's bottled. If you're using a calculator with temp use
the highest ferm temp the beer achieved, not the current temp.
Posted in thread: Gravity Variances on 10-19-2016 at 02:44 PM
I'm thinking maybe you didn't stir the wort well prior to taking your preboil gravity and got
mostly first runnings. 1.072 would make sense as a first runnings gravity, but not as a preboil
Posted in thread: Supply List Help on 10-18-2016 at 02:34 PM
Agree about the carboy. I'd swap that kit for one with a bottling bucket.