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Posted in thread: Oak Chips, boiling, and tannins. on 09-10-2014 at 12:36 PM
To boil or not to boil? I'm going to add bourbon soaked oak chips to my secondary. I'm not
concerned about sanitizing them, but I've read contradictory advice on the impact of boiling on
the release o...
Posted in thread: Time wasted? on 08-24-2014 at 10:09 PM
You lost some yeast, but the krausen doesn't contain that much yeast. Continue on. You will be
okay.Your starter will progress faster if you remove the air lock. The yeast need oxygen for
Posted in thread: Time wasted? on 08-24-2014 at 09:48 PM
I'm making a big beer, so I started the process of a three step up yeast started. First step
went great. But I was in a rush when I decanted and added the wort for the second step. I ended
up with too...
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter in Steps on 08-14-2014 at 02:21 PM
I'm planning my first big beer (OG 1.109). I've been researching the different ways to get the
right amount of yeast and I think I'm going to go with a multi-step yeast starter. I understand
that you ...
Posted in thread: New Holland Dragon's Milk Clone Recipe on 08-10-2014 at 09:05 PM
Since I'm not set up for AG, I'm going to take a shot at a partial mash version. I've tried to
convert the recipes in this thread. Here's what I've come up with:7.275 lbs DME, LightPartial
Mash in 2.9...
Posted in thread: 9 lb partial mash? on 08-10-2014 at 08:39 PM
Looks like I'm clear to launch. Thanks for the help all.
Posted in thread: 9 lb partial mash? on 08-09-2014 at 12:56 AM
So I'm planning to make a Dragon's Milk clone. I converted an all grain recipe from another
thread on here. But the partial mash would be 8.75 lbs in about 2.9 gallons of water. Most
partial mash reci...
Posted in thread: Adding salt at bottling? on 07-06-2014 at 01:07 AM
209506Here's a shot of the finished product. The "salted" version is on the left. The salt
doesn't appear to have affected head retention much, if at all. But it also didn't
significantly improve the ...
Posted in thread: Fresh Squeezed IPA on 06-19-2014 at 11:11 AM
I have read most pages of this thread but not all, so I apologize if I am asking a redundant
question...but can anyone convert this to a 5 gallon EXTRACT recipe? I would really like to try
this for my...
Posted in thread: Adding salt at bottling? on 06-12-2014 at 03:02 AM
So I did a bit of a taste test. I took four samples of apx. 3oz. One was the control--I didn't
add anything to it. The second I added 1/8 of a teaspoon of regular table salt. The third was
just a dash...