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Posted in thread: How to thaw 1500lbs of frozen apples? on 09-22-2016 at 05:24 PM
Hi,I have about 1500 lbs of apples in deep-freezers right now. I plan to thaw them and press
them for cider. For this I plan to buy two 55 gallon drums (food-grade plastic, with lids) that
I will outf...
Posted in thread: Low Brewhouse Efficiency... How to boost ABV%? on 10-23-2015 at 05:10 PM
BIAB isn't the cause of the low efficiency. I BIAB and hit 70-75% regularly on 5 gallon
batches. I would find some Candy Syrup from the brew shop and add that.True... Basically the
reason my BIAB resu...
Posted in thread: Low Brewhouse Efficiency... How to boost ABV%? on 10-22-2015 at 08:08 PM
I have a low efficiency because I am using a BIAB system, and I did a bad job of sparging on
this batch...I read that if adding simple sugar, the best time to add it is after the yeast has
Posted in thread: Low Brewhouse Efficiency... How to boost ABV%? on 10-22-2015 at 03:15 AM
Hi,I brewed red rye lager/kolsch beers recently, and unfortunately my brewhouse efficiency was
lower than expected on that day. I ended up with a 1.030 OG, with an estimated ABV% of 2.8%.I
want to add...
Posted in thread: Contamination? on 10-20-2015 at 04:29 PM
Hi!I'll begin with the fact that I have been struggling with a bacterial contamination. This
was my fault, I neglectedsome carboys for >6 months and bad things grew.Recently I bleached all
Posted in thread: Mouldy Beer on 05-04-2015 at 02:05 PM
Are you sur eit is mould? Does it look like anything like some of thenoics in this thread? are
numerours moulds per infected batch... They have mosaics of green orange pink molds. It's also
Posted in thread: Mouldy Beer on 05-02-2015 at 09:15 PM
If it fermented it's safe. I'd dump it, because I'm a sissy. You should try it first
though.Yeah, it fermented before contaminating...I'm worried about toxins from the moudly
things, not pathogens.
Posted in thread: Mouldy Beer on 05-02-2015 at 08:59 PM
So I have some beer that I made like six months ago which was neglected and has a ****load of
mould and spores on the surface of it now. Is it safe to drink, or should I chuck it? It's
unbottled, in t...
Posted in thread: Chocolate/Coffee Porter (Extract) on 04-06-2015 at 02:08 PM
HBS didn't have liquid malt extracts so we used dry. Guess I didn't convert well enough. The
brew though looks great.Cool dude, can't wait to hear how it turns out for you. Inspiring me to
whip up ano...
Posted in thread: Chocolate/Coffee Porter (Extract) on 04-04-2015 at 12:37 AM
Just came across this thread and looks like a winner. The pics of the original recipe are gone
though. Delaney is your post on 11/23 the same recipe as the original?Also Steeping at 170? I