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Posted in thread: The Pious - Westvleteren 12 style quad - multiple on 08-26-2010 at 05:07 AM
How fast are you guys raising the temp? Are you just letting it go over a day or something?
Posted in thread: I have a problem and its name is Diacetyl. on 08-17-2010 at 10:05 PM
Temps look good. Too much yeast nutrient, too much oxygen, underpitching are usually the causes
if the temps are right.just my guess. i could be wrongI don't use yeast nutrient unless the
gravity is h...
Posted in thread: I have a problem and its name is Diacetyl. on 08-17-2010 at 08:35 PM
The last four of my beers have had diacetyl. They are:Belgian Blonde (2.5gal batch)1.070WLP530
with a starter, 1 vialPrimary for 18days, 65F to 70FBohemian Pilsner (5gal batch)1.056WLP802
with a start...
Posted in thread: The Pious - Westvleteren 12 style quad - multiple on 08-12-2010 at 02:28 AM
Just wondering about the fermentation schedule. Why does the beer have to be chilled starting
at 1.018? Why not let it finish out at 80F-ish?I ask because in my experience, WLP530 crashes
hard if I be...
Posted in thread: Reducing acidity post fermentation on 07-13-2010 at 10:17 PM
What tactics do you use to reduce harsh tartness after fermentation? From Ken Schramm's book,
it seemed like back sweetening or malo-lactic fermentation were the only techniques to reduce
Posted in thread: ebay aquarium temp controller build on 06-26-2010 at 02:54 AM
I just LOL'd a little, sorry. Green is ground, Hot wire is black, Neutral is white. That plug
is fine, just break that little metal piece in the middle off with a pair of needle nose.Yah,
I'm a comple...
Posted in thread: ebay aquarium temp controller build on 06-26-2010 at 02:26 AM
So I'm trying to wire my controller up, and ran into a snag. How do you determine the polarity
on a 3 prong power cable? In the picture, the wires are oriented the same way as the plug.
White = bottom...
Posted in thread: Controlling FG: a filtering question on 05-12-2010 at 05:05 AM
So we all know that hitting a target FG above completely freaking dry is difficult to do. Well,
not difficult, but each option comes with its costs and benefits.1. Yeast selection - some are
more or l...
Posted in thread: Promash help - boil length and color on 01-30-2010 at 09:58 AM
Is there any way to predict color after a long boil? By long boil, I mean like 3hrs. If I up
the boil length, it just ups the preboil. It's my understanding that longer boils results in
darker color, ...
Posted in thread: (3) 5 gallon ball lock corny kegs $75+shipping - CA on 01-26-2010 at 06:59 PM
Unfortunately, I won't be around this weekend. I'll be back Sunday evening.