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Posted in thread: Heating strike water in kitchen? on 01-14-2017 at 06:17 PM
my stove has one of those 'super burners' that's a little more powerful than the rest. when i
brewed inside using my 2 pot/mash cooler system, i'd measure the strike water the night before,
wake up th...
Posted in thread: Belgian ideas for a dude who doens't really dig Belgians on 01-11-2017 at 01:27 AM
see if you can get your hands on some WLP515, it's quite subtle with it's belgianness ;) and
should suite your preferred styles (hoppy amber) quite well.i second this. i just picked up 3
packs of WLP5...
Posted in thread: Tripel w/ 1.002 FG ruined? on 01-09-2017 at 04:46 AM
I brewed my first tripel 3 weeks ago. i checked the gravity today and it was all the way down
to 1.001-2, which is a little lower than i was wanting. it tasted okay though the
spice/phenolics were pre...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 12-01-2016 at 01:20 AM
I haven't gone that high yet, only to 15#. Interesting point that it was circulating through
those side holes, how high then was that on the overflow tube? Maybe throw in some rice hulls
in larger bat...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 11-30-2016 at 02:38 PM
what's the max grain bill folks have used? I just made a rye porter that was just shy of 17lb
and noticed that when mashing, it was almost topped off. i noticed that while mashing and
Posted in thread: Warm 'lager' conditioning after fermentation? on 11-30-2016 at 02:31 AM
thanks for the input. since the cool period seems crucial, i'm thinking i'll either wait or
just buy another igloo cooler to lager in.
Posted in thread: Warm 'lager' conditioning after fermentation? on 11-29-2016 at 03:45 AM
sorry, do not keg. just don't have the extra cash for the set up right now.
Posted in thread: Is Secondary Fermentation Still Common Practice? on 11-29-2016 at 03:33 AM
i rarely do unless it'll be aged for longer than a week or two after it's done fermenting. One
question i've had is if adding a small amount (maybe 2-3 oz) of boiled sugar to the secondary
Posted in thread: Warm 'lager' conditioning after fermentation? on 11-29-2016 at 03:17 AM
Hello,I'm working on plans to make my first official lager. Right now i'm using an igloo cooler
for cold fermenting. it works well can keep a cold temp pretty easily by switching out cold
Posted in thread: Sulfur smell and yeast not dropping out on 11-17-2016 at 04:55 AM
i have a cider fermenting w/ s-04 and am getting some sulfur smell, but for usually don't get
it when brewing ales.