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  • Posted in thread: Imperial definition question on 12-04-2013 at 06:31 PM
    I recently had a Porter that started at 1.064 original gravity. It got stuck in the low 20's so
    I racked it onto a White Labs 099 starter. That took it all the way down to 1.002, making the
    beer 8.2% ...

  • Posted in thread: Mashing in the full saccrification range on 07-23-2013 at 10:19 PM
    Andrikos - sweeter was only meant as sweeter relative to the other temp ranges, not sweet as in
    you'll have a beer that tastes like honey. So "sweeter" is correct in relative terms, just like
    lighter,...

  • Posted in thread: Low Efficiency, Low Moral on 07-23-2013 at 09:43 PM
    Let's just say for whatever reason the mash cooler is dropping from 162 to some low number like
    148, then maybe 60 minutes isn't enough time to convert and you need to add 30-60 minutes for
    full conve...

  • Posted in thread: Mashing in the full saccrification range on 07-23-2013 at 09:36 PM
    I've searched everywhere and I couldn't find anything with my goggle gymnastics. I've always
    been curious about the flowing:Mashing in the saccrification range < 150 you will get a
    drier/lighter beerM...

  • Posted in thread: No activity after adding Orval dregs into secondary on 02-13-2013 at 03:27 AM
    Thanks for all the feedback this is perfect!The style was Belgian Pale Ale. I tried to do it as
    closely from what I researched on the internet to the recipe. I mainly do split batches and I
    really wan...

  • Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel stalled at 1.030. on 02-12-2013 at 10:56 PM
    I've racked on top of WLP099 and had good success.

  • Posted in thread: favorite ipa yeast? whats your go to? on 02-12-2013 at 10:55 PM
    WLP 090 is my go to IPA yeast, fast, clean and accentuates the hops.

  • Posted in thread: No activity after adding Orval dregs into secondary on 02-12-2013 at 10:53 PM
    First time using Orval dregs. I did a step starter that yielded a nice fat layer of Orval dregs
    from 3 bottles. I did primary with WLP 510 and WLP 530, then blended in secondary with WLP 515
    that I ha...

  • Posted in thread: Making an IPA and Black IPA from the same brew cycle on 10-17-2012 at 06:47 PM
    I want to see if this can work or has been done by anyone else, here are my thoughts:- make 9
    1/2 gallons of wort with base grains, specialty malts and hops - regular process: mash, boil,
    chill- split...

  • Posted in thread: Starter from dregs on 10-08-2012 at 03:34 PM
    The gravity on this is in the 40's so you might be ok, it will just be a slow starter and could
    take 2-3 days to get going. Culturing bottle dregs also needs to be a careful process. Not sure
    if the s...

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