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Posted in thread: Hefe base malt options on 08-05-2016 at 05:36 PM
The fruity hefe fermented at 64f as per Jamil's recipe, temp probe in the beer. After the
primary ferment I changed temp controllers and the second probe failed, it might have got warm
due to this, bu...
Posted in thread: Hefe base malt options on 08-05-2016 at 09:25 AM
For authentic Hefeweizen it is essential that you follow tradtional mashing regimes. A ferulic
acid rest at 111F will promote the traditional clove notes - provided you chose an authentic
Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 12-14-2015 at 09:57 PM
Haven't made a label in a long time so I'm stepping back into the game with this one for my
Leftovers IPA (made with leftover hops from other beers). It is printed on a clear label sheet,
so the brown...
Posted in thread: Ashes from grill/smoker on 09-29-2015 at 06:49 PM
Very cool, thanks for this bit of useful information!
Posted in thread: Ashes from grill/smoker on 09-27-2015 at 08:25 AM
Lyer!"A lye is a liquid obtained by leaching ashes (containing largely potassium carbonate or
"potash"), or a strong alkali which is highly soluble in water producing caustic basic
solutions. "Lye" is...
Posted in thread: The Beer of Champagnes on 09-25-2015 at 08:02 PM
You know, the more knowledgeable of Napoleon's troops, when confronted with Berliner Weisse
called it "champagne du nord" - so that would be an obvious choice...
Posted in thread: Ashes from grill/smoker on 09-07-2015 at 03:56 PM
Turns out wood ash is great for cleaning pans amd pots as well as the window of my fireplace.
Gets burnt on stuff off real quick, everything looks as good as new afterwards. And way less
toxic than ag...
Posted in thread: Need Advice, Brewing Dry Dock Vanilla Porter on 07-07-2015 at 04:25 AM
I had great results with the method you propose. Use good quality vanilla, and do not crush -
it is easier to extract flavor by longer contact time and not have to fiddle around with small
Posted in thread: Open fermentation in a plastic DIY Coolship on 06-27-2015 at 05:03 PM
Being in the process of perfecting my Hefe as well (albeit at an earlier stage) I can only
commend your effort. Also, if you can get your habds at a bottle of Schneider Weisse, you have
their house ye...
Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 06-06-2015 at 10:07 PM
Like the zombies. Swastika? Not so much.