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Posted in thread: Hops in keg issue on 08-13-2010 at 10:23 PM
Hey everyone,I just siphoned off my IPA from my secondary into my keg yesterday. I dry hopped
the IPA with 4 ounces of pellet hops and had about 1-1.5" of dry-hopping trub at the bottom.
Posted in thread: Yet another force carb/bottling question. on 08-12-2010 at 05:16 PM
Hey everyone,I just bottled my pilsner (3 weeks primary, 8 weeks secondary, 1 week in
keg)yesterday. I force carbed my beer at about 45degF for 10 days at 28 PSI. I know that seems
like overkill, but ...
Posted in thread: gelatin finings? on 07-23-2010 at 06:26 PM
To cut back on the chill haze without any crash cooling available use Irish Moss. I use
SuperMoss from LDCarlson. I use only a heaping teaspoon of this in 4oz of pre-cooled wort and
add with about 10 ...
Posted in thread: gelatin finings? on 07-22-2010 at 11:23 PM
Daparish: Yes. Adding the gelatin in a secondary will crash out proteins that are responsible
for forming chill haze.
Posted in thread: Hefeweizen Mash Schedule on 07-21-2010 at 11:31 PM
Oh! For a fermentation schedule I was thinking of starting at 60degF and letting that very
slowly warm up to 70 over a two week period. I wanted to do this in order to, hopefully, get a
balance of clo...
Posted in thread: Hefeweizen Mash Schedule on 07-21-2010 at 06:29 PM
I understand the whole caramalization/melanoidin addition when doing decoction. However, I
don't think it's really going to make that much of a difference, if any. I don't see the point
of doing this ...
Posted in thread: Hefeweizen Mash Schedule on 07-21-2010 at 01:35 AM
Okay. I think I'm going to go with...Temperature / (time)120 (20)145 (30)150 (10)158 (50)168
(10)Bam! I think that's quite promising. I'm also going to up the ratio of grist:water a little
bit so I en...
Posted in thread: Hefeweizen Mash Schedule on 07-21-2010 at 01:27 AM
I've read in a few places that a 60 minutes boil will suffice. Why 90 minutes?
Posted in thread: Hefeweizen Mash Schedule on 07-21-2010 at 12:56 AM
I'm only at like 7+ gallons in the mashtun. I suppose I can raise the ratios a little bit.
Maybe 0.75 or 1?
Posted in thread: Hefeweizen Mash Schedule on 07-20-2010 at 11:54 PM
Hey everyone.So I'm scheming up a recipe for a Hefeweizen.I'm doing a 50:50 ratio of German
Wheat Malt to 2-row German Pils.I intend on using White Lab WLP300 yeast.No rices hulls based
on my mash sch...