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Posted in thread: Bitter finish to beer on 03-04-2014 at 10:50 AM
I do secondary all the time. 2 weeks primary then 1 week secondary for clearing. That way I
don't suck up too much trub from the bottom of my fermenter. Now most people on here will say
secondary is u...
Posted in thread: 1st SMaSH recipe on 03-02-2014 at 12:31 PM
S-04 yeast, only bought 2 Oz of hops, LHBS is closed, will make do with what I got i guess.
Posted in thread: 1st SMaSH recipe on 03-02-2014 at 04:16 AM
Tomorrow I am making my 1st SMaSH beer. 5.25 gallon. 4 gallon boil(5 gallon pot)top off in
fermenter.11 lbs Vienna(mash at 152ish for 1 hr)2 oz Centennialgoing to do 1 oz bittering @ 60
min.5 oz 30 mi...
Posted in thread: simple all grain idea on 02-07-2014 at 10:56 AM
My simple 5 gallon pale recipe consists of 10 lbs grain. 9lbs 2 row or marris otter, 1lb
crystal(40 or 60L). 1 oz bittering (Simcoe, centennial) at 60 min, and 1 oz of cascade split at
15 min and flam...
Posted in thread: False Bottoms and Batch Sparge on 02-02-2014 at 02:26 AM
always double sparge and always hit my numbers. I also use a SS braid for my filter.
Posted in thread: Bottle conditioning on 01-27-2014 at 08:49 PM
I've been told by the LHBS in Green Bay that using table sugar can give a beer a cidery taste.
Is that true?
Posted in thread: Rehydrating yeast and temp on 01-27-2014 at 02:32 AM
Brew ny, that sounds like a great idea. Adding wort to the yeast. I will try that next time.
Posted in thread: Rehydrating yeast and temp on 01-27-2014 at 01:32 AM
How important is having the rehydrated yeast slurry the same temp as the wort you are pitching
into? Whats the +/- on the temp range? Tonight my slurry was about 7 degrees higher than the
Posted in thread: what's the downside to partial boil (biab)? on 01-23-2014 at 11:20 PM
I do partial boil all grain. I use beersmith to help me with recipe formulation, setting up my
equipment profile helped. Make 5 gallon batches, Boil 4 gallons and Usually top off 2 gallons
in the ferm...
Posted in thread: Estimated Alcohol By Vol. on 01-23-2014 at 02:15 AM
Did you add the sugar to water then boil it? You have to be careful with sanitation when adding
things to your beer after you do the initial boil.