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Posted in thread: Conan Yeast Experiences on 01-02-2014 at 10:11 PM
Piched a 24h starter of yeastgeek YG001 into a pale ale, and I'm 7 days into the ferment.
Something is very wrong. I'm starting to get what I can only think is Brett funk. I have never
used Brett in m...
Posted in thread: When is it time to transfer my flanders red to barrel? on 04-24-2013 at 12:04 AM
I need an update. I have a 5.5 gallon barrel I aged a beer in for two months after it had been
emptied by the distillery and I was thinking of adding an FR to it. So, original poster, what
did you do?...
Posted in thread: Whiskey Barrel Aging on 04-22-2013 at 02:08 AM
Not sure about the whole "smaller barrel=less time" thing after aging two beers in 5 gallon
Journeyman Silver Cross barrels. I went 8 weeks. I tasted every week for the first few weeks,
then decided t...
Posted in thread: Experimental Hops 5256 on 04-13-2013 at 11:57 PM
Kegged on April 2 and primed with corn sugar. I tried it today and I really like these hops.
I'd say the description was pretty close. Smells great and tastes great. Not as fruity as say
Posted in thread: Experimental Hops 5256 on 03-21-2013 at 11:45 PM
Thanks for asking!Finishing primary fermentation now. Did the same grist and two separate
boils. All Citra in one and EXP 5256 in the other. I have made the Citra many times with this
grist. The EXP 5...
Posted in thread: Experimental Hops 5256 on 03-11-2013 at 11:24 PM
I bought these hops from Farmhouse Brewing Supply. Here was the description:EXP 5256Current
AA__17.0%more info...Beta: 5-6%CoH 27%Total Oil 3.1 Ml/100gExperimental variety from Hop
Steiner. Bred form ...
Posted in thread: Can You Brew It Database (updated 11/2011) on 01-09-2013 at 11:14 PM
As for the hop additions, I understand that there are four over the course of 12 days. So am I
correct with this schedule?1st DH=Days 1-32nd DH=Days 4-63rd DH=Days 7-94th DH=Daus 10-12
Posted in thread: Severely underpitched lager, can I pitch different strain? on 01-08-2013 at 01:24 AM
I was part of a big brew on Saturday and took home 5 gallons of Helles bock at 1.070 and 5 of
Schwarzbier at 1.052. I chilled them down to 47F and got my big slurry of second gen WLP 833
(Bock Lager) ...
Posted in thread: Great Lakes Christmas Ale Clone on 10-12-2012 at 10:29 PM
Hi all. Made this a year ago and it was a huge hit. The only differences in my recipe was that
I used London Ale III (it was all they had, but i liked it so I am going to use it again). And
Posted in thread: Baking Soda in Mash Cap? on 04-02-2012 at 07:27 PM
Thanks for the replies. The water has an alkalinity of 97. Is that considered low? I found that
the first time I brewed the beer that the flavors from the darker grains were just right, I
just wish I ...