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Posted in thread: Messed up my first all grain somehow on 03-17-2014 at 12:48 AM
I've had those batches. Not many, and long ago, but I've had them.
Posted in thread: Stopping fermentation on 03-17-2014 at 12:18 AM
Then the only thing I can think of is letting the half you'll bottle ferment out and
prime/bottle. I guess for the sweet keg, I guess you could cold-crash secondary cold and then
keg cold. If you keep...
Posted in thread: Stopping fermentation on 03-16-2014 at 11:52 PM
I've never considered sulfates for beer. The only way I could imagine doing it is to cold crash
it until the yeast all settles out. There is still the possibility you will restart
Posted in thread: Messed up my first all grain somehow on 03-16-2014 at 11:36 PM
The thing is you don't know how much they may be bumping up their grain bills. You can use more
grain or work on it to extract more. Besides, crushing twice at the LHBS is only going to help
for a few...
Posted in thread: Messed up my first all grain somehow on 03-16-2014 at 11:21 PM
I just checked my own copy of Brew Smith and wort at 168 would read 1.012 if it was actually
1.037. That is a pretty big adjustment. I think it is bet to cool it down some and then
calculate the rest.
Posted in thread: Messed up my first all grain somehow on 03-16-2014 at 11:18 PM
You're fine. But you don't want to try using wort that is too hot. You only need to bring it
down enough to be safe if you are going to convert. But it sounde like the OP didn't have
BrewSmith or anot...
Posted in thread: Messed up my first all grain somehow on 03-16-2014 at 11:10 PM
RO is a good choice, but if you don't have a good crush it won't help a lot.I've brewed several
batches with bottled water too. I use our local liquid limestone (it looks like water but has
few of its...
Posted in thread: keg conditioning upside down on 03-16-2014 at 10:51 PM
I guess it is my turn to do the Homebrewtalk liturgy and say, "So saith Yooper, and so saith us
all." ;)Keg conditioning does not mean pumping in unsettled beer. Let it clear then keg with
Posted in thread: Messed up my first all grain somehow on 03-16-2014 at 10:42 PM
You have several things here. You are right that you can't use a hydro on hot wort, but a
single cup of wort will cool pretty quickly if put in the freezer. Pull a sample, pop in the
freezer and come ...
Posted in thread: Suggestions for beers to serve non-craft drinkers on 03-16-2014 at 10:32 PM
Go with the Cream Ale for that crowd.