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Posted in thread: Too Dry Scotch Ale - Please help me find the cause! on 11-04-2015 at 01:49 AM
Hmmm good point... I'm using a thermapen that's a handful of years old. Definetly have not done
any calibrations since the original it was received with. How often do you check the
calibration your th...
Posted in thread: Too Dry Scotch Ale - Please help me find the cause! on 11-03-2015 at 11:30 PM
Hey Gang,So I am fairly new to all grain and I made a Scotch Ale, thinking I had my process
right to end up with a fairly high FG (1.016) product. I ended up undershooting my FG getting
approx 1.009. ...
Posted in thread: Under pitching by 47 billion cells on 11-03-2015 at 01:50 AM
I would say pitching 200 for a batch that calls for 250 is fine. You are slightly under but
it's really not far off. I don't think you will get any noticeable off flavours (maybe if its a
very light b...
Posted in thread: Fast and Warm Fermintation on 10-29-2015 at 11:11 AM
Ya I definetly agree that most of your low OG issue is coming from the extra "lost beer'. You
might have some efficiency issues but that extra gallon would have pushed you close to
1.060.... Always ke...
Posted in thread: Fast and Warm Fermintation on 10-28-2015 at 02:38 AM
You had 1.049 even though you added dme? That seems very low. I was initially gonna to ask if
you had corrected your hydrometer reading for temp when you took your per boil measurement but
if your coo...
Posted in thread: Brewing Style Question - Oatmeal stout or foreign on 10-24-2015 at 12:26 AM
Hey Gang,I brewed a foreign oatmeal stout in mind mind... essentially a foreign stout with less
hops and more oatmeal... or an oatmeal stout which a roastier taste and a high alcohol
content.There is ...
Posted in thread: Dilution of Dark Grains Via Mixing!! Worth a try? on 10-17-2015 at 12:57 PM
Any downside if I switch it to a keg? I'm guessing it'll age slower as there will be less
suspended yeast? I only ask as I've got a few empty kegs and 0 empty fermenters so it'll avoid
me having to bu...
Posted in thread: Dilution of Dark Grains Via Mixing!! Worth a try? on 10-16-2015 at 05:01 PM
new question I will add to the discussion, I'll retest this weekend and if its way too much ill
steal Andrewmaixners Idea but for now It think ill just age it. Its been in primary for 3.5
weeks and if...
Posted in thread: Dilution of Dark Grains Via Mixing!! Worth a try? on 10-15-2015 at 02:30 AM
Thanks for the advice gang. Ill just let it sit for a couple months and leave the stress aside.
Am I better leaving it in the fermenter or kegging/bottling it and aging in that?
Posted in thread: Dilution of Dark Grains Via Mixing!! Worth a try? on 10-14-2015 at 01:15 AM
K so long story short, overdid my oatmeal stout ( like 8% of roasted barley and 8% chocolate
malt) I feel like its OVERLY burnt, coffee-ish, and all the characteristics of the dark