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Posted in thread: Spalt hops really 1.5% alpha? on 02-26-2012 at 02:04 AM
I think I just used some in a brew a few months ago. I belive the alpha was around 3% just as
the above poster said. It could be possible to be only 1.5 though i'd probably go with whats on
Posted in thread: will this hold the weight of 2 kegs? on 02-26-2012 at 01:51 AM
The reveiws have a couple of people that use it for homebrewing. Check em out might help you.
Posted in thread: Fermentation chamber on 02-23-2012 at 02:12 AM
i just put mine on the floor of the freezer. I figure the fermentors will be sitting on the
floor so that would be a good place to measure temp.
Posted in thread: Worst Commercial Beer You've Ever Had? on 02-23-2012 at 02:03 AM
CAMO XXX !!! and I think there is a ICE version that is worse! is rather funny beer advocate
actually has a review of this lol+1 for cammo this stuff makes me wanna vomit
Posted in thread: US-05 overpitch? Hoping not on 02-20-2012 at 03:09 PM
you should be fine, according to mrmalty 1.4 packs of 11.5g yeast packets are required so you
were pretty much spot on as far as pitching rate.Edit - sorry didnt see 3 gal batch size. 1
pack would hav...
Posted in thread: Mash PH and Original Gravity on 02-20-2012 at 02:51 PM
Are you measuring OG before your boil. Before the boil the gravity reading will be lower
because you should end up with more volume then 5 gallons before the boil. The OG should be
measured post boil ...
Posted in thread: First Partial Mash, how's my recipe? (IPA) on 02-17-2012 at 11:46 AM
Recipe looks ok to me. One thing I might suggest is drop the amount of carapils to .5lb or
.75lbs. You have the wheat and crystal that'll give you body, might be a little much with that
Posted in thread: Fermentation Stalled. Looking for suggestions on 02-16-2012 at 01:04 PM
Probably should have left it in the primary a little longer and tried warming it up or rousing
the yeast and see if it wouldn't get you lower. I would wait a few weeks in the keg and see
Posted in thread: How long till I move to the secondary? on 02-16-2012 at 12:58 PM
Using lager yeast for an ale? What temp are you planning on fermenting the pale ale at? I would
reccomend getting diffrent yeast for your ale. Unless you wanna do another lager and pitch it
on you cur...
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2012 Big Giveaway on 02-07-2012 at 03:22 PM
Count me in cool stuff!!