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Posted in thread: Citra/Cascade Pale Ale on 09-23-2011 at 12:36 AM
what about pearl do you guys dislike?
Posted in thread: rookie wild yeast question on 05-05-2010 at 03:39 AM
I did a quick search and found some surface yeasts, in particular Candida, that also produce
acetic acid and therefore Ethyl acetate.Both surface yeasts and acetobactor need oxygen to
compete with oth...
Posted in thread: rookie wild yeast question on 05-05-2010 at 03:00 AM
nail polish remover smell is Ethyl Acetate. It is formed due to the reaction of Ethanol and
Acetic Acid. I would guess you have acetobacter in you mixed culture but other bugs can make
Posted in thread: Too much coriander on 04-29-2010 at 09:42 PM
I am making a similar beer right now. I plan to crush and then steam/sanitaize the coriander,
and add in the secondary with my dry hops. I thought this would add more delicate and volitile
Posted in thread: Secondary additions in a beer to be aged on 04-28-2010 at 04:26 PM
As for the oak chips I would recommend going small, maybe an ounce of medium toast/ 5gallons
for two weeks. I am not sure the exact amount becuase it varies with how much surface area the
chips are ma...
Posted in thread: Aeration when brewing with distilled water on 04-27-2010 at 04:12 PM
I dont know the amount of O2 in distilled water. Why do your feel compelled to use it in the
first place? Are you trying to make a Pilzen lager style with very low mineral water?
Posted in thread: Cider Fermenting very slow.... on 04-27-2010 at 03:53 PM
I would dump it and start over.Alternatively you could brew a second batch of high alcohol
cider/apple wine and blend them to create a semi-sweet more desert style batch. If you could
Posted in thread: What you need to know about chocolate for brewing on 02-25-2009 at 01:27 AM
Roomates! He prolly ate your leftover pizza with the beer, left the dishes in the sink and then
used your towel after his shower....Seriously though, thanks for the Cocoa tips.
Posted in thread: Maple and Brown Sugar Oatmeal...Stout (First AG!) on 02-25-2009 at 12:44 AM
why wait to add the maple syrup and molasses at secondary? if you add enough to make a
difference you will start a rigorous fermentation anyway. I would add it to the boil just like
adding Barley Syru...
Posted in thread: What you need to know about chocolate for brewing on 02-25-2009 at 12:32 AM
Great chocolate lesson! I would love more tips from others on brewing with chocolate. Do you
add cocoa powder during the boil? Mash? Add an liquid infusion at secondary? I think most of