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Posted in thread: Weihenstephaner Dunkel Clone on 10-22-2012 at 02:47 PM
Haha. I had a similar experience. I had to put the fermenter inside a plastic bucket because I
didn't yet have any tubing to use as a blow off. It all bubbled right out of the airlock and
all over my ...
Posted in thread: Questions about WYeast on 09-12-2012 at 07:41 PM
IMO you need to keep both within their working ranges or you may get undesirable results. 1007
range is 55-68, 1272 range is 60-72. Best bet would be to use the 1272 around 67-68 (to keep
inside the r...
Posted in thread: Largest IPA you've ever brewed? on 09-12-2012 at 05:42 PM
This is the recipe for one I just did. I named it Rosencrantz and Guildenstern's Imperial IPA.
It came out around 118 IBUs. Strange hop schedule but added some nice complexity. I dry hopped
with 1oz o...
Posted in thread: Help - First Batch w/Issues - FG Too High on 09-12-2012 at 05:21 PM
Seems like you've got the right idea...glass half full is definitely the way to look at it. Now
you've got a good batch that you can replicate while being mindful of what you thought you did
Posted in thread: First All Grain, OG a Bit Under on 09-09-2012 at 07:17 PM
Yea I'll be shooting for 70% next time. How can I calculate my efficiency?Also now that I think
about it I'm not certain I did my sparges correctly. For my first sparge I simply let the mash
Posted in thread: First All Grain, OG a Bit Under on 09-09-2012 at 03:23 PM
A couple things:Did you vorlauf when you sparged? That made a huge difference to my efficiency.
I went from mid to high sixties to high seventies. When you're sparging how are you draining
the wort fr...
Posted in thread: Summer Squash Lager on 08-15-2012 at 03:52 PM
Thanks. I'll let you know how it turns out!
Posted in thread: Kegconnection Giveaway! on 08-15-2012 at 02:08 PM
Posted in thread: Summer Squash Lager on 08-13-2012 at 04:16 PM
Do you think it makes sense to purée it prior to adding to the mash?
Posted in thread: Summer Squash Lager on 08-12-2012 at 03:47 PM
Anyone tried using Summer squash in a lager ( or an ale)? I have tons of it in my garden and
thinking it might make a tasty brew because of its sweet tendencies. I have a bohemian lager
going right no...