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Posted in thread: Its a MONSTER MASH! on 04-25-2014 at 06:18 AM
Yeah! I sampled a test bottle a few weeks ago and it produced a tiny hiss. Very light
carbonation but I'm just glad to get something. They will probably come around eventually and
get bubbly. All the ...
Posted in thread: WLP 833 Slow Start? on 04-13-2014 at 07:22 AM
Yeah I'm brewing a dunkel with this yeast now and it was slow going in the beginning, despite
three step ups in the starter. The first time I used it it took off faster but the temp could
have been wa...
Posted in thread: Forgot to make a yeast starter ahead of time on 03-23-2014 at 08:25 PM
Next time you could reserve some of the Unhopped but boiled wort to use in a starter and pitch
after 12-24 hours when activity has peaked.
Posted in thread: Beer is sticky on 03-08-2014 at 10:07 AM
Any beer over 1.000 will have residual sugar and will leave sticky sugars behind when the water
Posted in thread: The Case of the Disappearing Krausen. on 03-06-2014 at 11:00 AM
I made a starter not long ago and had to post about it here. So another day another GreenBelt
starter. This one was new in box from AHS. I smacked the pack when I started to boil water for
the DME. An...
Posted in thread: No DME for starter can you use just yeast nutrient on 03-06-2014 at 10:39 AM
How did this beer turn out? Did you make a "lazy starter" or did you do a separate mash to get
a starter wort?How was the beer with all that crystal? We have to know . . .
Posted in thread: Crystal malt diastatic power on 03-03-2014 at 07:24 AM
It means the enzymes that convert starches to sugars are denatured and will not be able to mash
itself or other grains. (Not considering other grains diastic power) However the heat from the
Posted in thread: Edmund Fitzgerald Porter Clone on 02-27-2014 at 08:36 PM
Ok guys I finally got this one going. I used 10- 2 row (to hit OG with my system).75- medium
crystal.5- chocolate malt.5- roasted barleyMashed at 153 for 75 or so minutes.5oz-Northern
Posted in thread: Real wort starter: starter gravity/chilling question? on 02-25-2014 at 02:26 PM
How would adding back the .5 gallon wort and .5 gallon water effect ibu? I am worried I would
be aiming for 55 ibu beer and then adding a total gallon of unhopped wort back would change
Posted in thread: Real wort starter: starter gravity/chilling question? on 02-25-2014 at 08:45 AM
If it were me, I would pull .5 gallon of wort from the boil kettle before any hop additions and
dilute with .5 gallon of water. Then you have 1 gallon of half strength wort for your two .5