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Posted in thread: Step Mash Mystery on 01-17-2017 at 01:57 AM
I think the mash schedule is fine, not sure how much the protease rest at 122 helps though. I
would guess the problem is elsewhere, did you really have 15 lbs of grain total? Could you have
Posted in thread: Not Stalled, But Dead on 01-06-2017 at 09:02 PM
Man that is strange - does it have lactose in it? The amylase should break down most of the
remaining starches.If stirring doesn't help - I'd avoid adding DME, if you think it needs more
alcohol and t...
Posted in thread: Not Stalled, But Dead on 01-06-2017 at 04:11 AM
Are sure your hydrometer is accurate? Does is read 1.000 in water?
Posted in thread: Started a batch yesterday and noticed sediments at the bottom on 12-04-2016 at 06:44 PM
You are probably fine, precipitated protein (aka break) is supposed to fall out and settle.
Yeast and hop debris will also settle.What temp was the wort before adding the yeast?
Rehydrating it first i...
Posted in thread: 1.050 to only 1.024! on 11-08-2016 at 12:44 PM
How are you measuring gravity?I asked this because many people use a refractometer and don't
correct it. If you used a hydrometer then it is something else.You have a lot of Crystal in
this recipe, wh...
Posted in thread: 1.050 to only 1.024! on 11-08-2016 at 02:47 AM
How are you measuring gravity?
Posted in thread: Glyphosate Free Beer / Grains on 11-01-2016 at 01:07 AM
Posted in thread: Glyphosate Free Beer / Grains on 10-29-2016 at 01:11 AM
Fyi - barley and wheat used for malting is not supposed to be desiccated with roundup. The
amount of Glyphosate that remains on cereal grain hasn't been shown to have detrimental health
effects, but i...
Posted in thread: Tart Cherry Cream Ale on 10-18-2016 at 02:03 AM
I think that your cherry flavor is low for two reasons.1. Using Crystal instead of Flaked
rice/corn. The crystal adds stronger flavors that reduce your perception of the fruit.2. Not
enough cherry. 3l...
Posted in thread: Nitro setup only pours foam on 10-03-2016 at 01:18 AM
6 ft of line is short in general not sure about nitro. For my standard setup I need 20 ft at 12
psi or I get loads of foam.Maybe try increasing the line length and see how much it improves.