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Posted in thread: When to use carapils? on 05-20-2015 at 07:55 PM
I've replaced carapils with flaked barley in all my recipes and LOVE the change. I won't go
back to carapils again.To me they produce different results.
Posted in thread: When to use carapils? on 05-20-2015 at 03:50 PM
I see the thread is a little old but I am just getting into Kegging and was wondering if
Carapils is still necessary? I did use it when I bottled.ThanksWhether or not to use carapils
is not influenced...
Posted in thread: Quick Lager Method *UPDATED* on 05-14-2015 at 03:16 PM
The time savings here boils down to just two differences from how we've all been taught to make
lagers:(1) Ramp up for the diacetyl rest once you've hit 50% attenuation instead of 80%; and(2)
Posted in thread: Beer and Homebrewing in Brazil on 05-13-2015 at 08:26 PM
That Drew is a wordy guy....;)
Posted in thread: Beer and Homebrewing in Brazil on 05-13-2015 at 05:01 PM
My co author Drew Beechum and I, along with Michael Tonsmeire (author of "American Sours")
recently were invited to Brazil to speak at a conference and tour the beer and homebrewing
scene in the area....
Posted in thread: Quick Lager Method *UPDATED* on 05-13-2015 at 04:59 PM
@dennyI suppose it is a bit pointless to log on to HBT in the hope of trying to learn new
things. Thanks for pointing that out. I'll be sure to bear that in mind the next time I don't
Posted in thread: Quick Lager Method *UPDATED* on 05-09-2015 at 05:01 PM
Geez, you guys are way too hung up on the exact nature of 50%!
Posted in thread: How Do I Achieve a Lower Final Gravity with California Common Yeast? on 04-23-2015 at 03:23 PM
The wort has a lot more to do with attenuation than the yeast you use. I can use the same yeast
and get anywhere from 60-90% attenuation depending on wort composition.
Posted in thread: Infusing Chai flavor? on 04-21-2015 at 05:35 PM
In our seminar at NHC last summer, Drew made a 10 second chai tincture. Get one of those
whippers that uses nitrous oxide cartridges. Put some chai and vodka in it. Screw on a
cartridge and shake like...
Posted in thread: Is it bad to stir up the grains when I sparge? on 03-17-2015 at 03:52 PM
Haha, old maids? I like that. I will inspect my crush next time I am in there.On another note,
that beer is fermenting now and it was the most rapidly starting, and most violent fermentation
I have ev...