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Posted in thread: First Yeast Collection - What am I looking at on 06-20-2016 at 05:27 PM
Hello everyone,Yesterday I collected my first batch of yeast using the Simple Yeast Storage
procedure which seemed to go fairly smoothly. I collected about 2 jars of 24 oz (700 ml) of
slurry, which ea...
Posted in thread: Beersmith Decoction Set up on 02-06-2014 at 04:12 AM
Well truth be told, the more I researched the less confident I had with myself in attempting to
decoct. I ended up using a multi step infusion in the end to achieve my temps. I did
unfortunately fall ...
Posted in thread: Setting up a hops tasting experiment on 01-30-2014 at 09:01 PM
I have recently been thinking about doing something like this as well. My plan was going to
be:- Mash enough to make 4-5 gallons of beer.- Separate into 4 1 gallon batches (1 batch of 2
gallons)- 1 ga...
Posted in thread: 2013 NHC Bronze Medal Winner: Classic American Pilsner on 01-23-2014 at 01:19 PM
Altimate, I am planning on doing a decoction mash (which will be my first attempt at) for this
over the weekend to achieve the temperatures. I also use a cooler and am still working out how
to do the ...
Posted in thread: Beersmith Decoction Set up on 01-20-2014 at 03:24 AM
Hello all,I am trying to set up a decoction profile on beersmith that has 3 temperature rests,
followed by a batch sparge. I have the setup shown on the attachment, but I don't understand
where the vo...
Posted in thread: 2013 NHC Bronze Medal Winner: Classic American Pilsner on 01-17-2014 at 02:57 PM
I am thinking about trying this as my first lager, can you tell me what yeast you used and your
ferment schedule? I was thinking 2-3 weeks around 50f then racking to 34-36f for 6-8 weeks. Is
Posted in thread: Dwarven Warrior Oatmeal Stout on 11-07-2013 at 06:07 PM
This sounds delicious! I am going to brew this up this weekend, Altho it appears that my LHBS
does not have malted oats, is there a decent sub for this?Also, I plan on bottling this once it
Posted in thread: Beer with pop carbonation feel on 04-19-2013 at 06:40 PM
Cool, thanks for the pointer Yooper. I'm brewing this weekend (hopefully) so I will keep that
in mind when it comes bottling day.
Posted in thread: Beer with pop carbonation feel on 04-19-2013 at 03:59 PM
Hello all,I'm not sure the best location to post this question exactly, but here goes...The
other evening I was enjoying some tastey homebrews (Belgian Whit and an Amber), when it
occurred to me that ...
Posted in thread: Yeast Number on 05-08-2009 at 10:37 PM
hello, i was just wondering what the yeast number means exactly? im bottling my first batch
tomo, and am currently looking into recipes for my second and got to thinking about this
question. i first t...