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Posted in thread: Can wild yeast/bacteria change the color of the wort? on 10-09-2012 at 01:14 PM
It was definitely the yeast being in suspension that made it look lighter. I just checked both
worts and they are now the same color. The fruit wort is still a little cloudy, but is now
closer in colo...
Posted in thread: Can wild yeast/bacteria change the color of the wort? on 09-18-2012 at 07:30 PM
This is my 3rd all grain brew. Maybe my 10th or so batch overall. I made a 6 gallon batch of
single malt (2row) with Willamette hops. (The single malt is more of an experiment.) Without
going into tim...
Posted in thread: Peaches or Peaches for flavoring? on 06-23-2012 at 12:35 PM
I just made an AG single malt ale of 2 row and Willamette hops. More of an experiment with only
using one type of barley...Anyway, I want to split the 5 gallons and re-rack half of it onto
some fruit ...
Posted in thread: How much blackberry flavoring for 2.5 gallons? on 02-18-2012 at 12:02 PM
I'm splitting a batch of blonde ale. I'm going to bottle the first 2.5 gallons, then add some
blackberry flavoring to the second 2.5 gallons, then bottle. I bought the flavoring from
Midwest Brewing C...
Posted in thread: Can I still bottle card if I've used Isinglass? on 01-30-2012 at 12:55 PM
Posted in thread: Can I still bottle card if I've used Isinglass? on 01-29-2012 at 07:17 PM
Oops... "CARB" not "CARD"... I've been in primary for 1 month with an AG brew. It is still
ridiculously cloudy. (Partially due to a poor cold break). The recipe is a single malt, 5
gallon batch using ...
Posted in thread: A higher temperature mash produces... what? on 01-19-2012 at 01:20 AM
I have read Palmer, and my understanding is that the optimal mash temp (for most grain bills)
is around 152-154 F. That is because this is the optimal temperature for the enzymes to make
sugar from st...
Posted in thread: If I use Gelatin to clear my fermented wort, will it... on 01-19-2012 at 01:02 AM
... affect my bottle carbonation? I mean, it won't take all of the yeast out of suspension that
I can't bottle carb my brew? I don't have a kegging system... yet.
Posted in thread: 1 month in for AG brew with poor cold break... on 01-17-2012 at 10:01 PM
It's still sitting in my glass carboy. I bottle all of my beer. I don't have a keg system. Yet.
Posted in thread: 1 month in for AG brew with poor cold break... on 01-17-2012 at 09:41 PM
What would YOU use as a clarifying agent? I brewed outside and went to turn on my hose to run
my copper chiller and, DOH!, it was frozen. So, to go from 200-ish to 70-ish was a rather quick