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  • Posted in thread: Brown Ale Recipe/Technique Critique on 11-22-2013 at 03:30 PM
    My understanding is that special roast and victory are pretty different. Special roast is a
    crystal malt right? Victory is more like a roasted base malt like biscuit. I could be
    completely wrong but I...

  • Posted in thread: IIPA with limited hops selection on 11-19-2013 at 04:20 AM
    Great beers are made with Cascade. Buy a pound and use it all preferably with half added as dry
    hop. You have a good selection. Citra and Simcoe would also play well.

  • Posted in thread: Safale US-05 on 11-16-2013 at 10:33 PM
    Is the beer clear or is yeast still suspended in it? Maybe your mash thermometer is off. 158F
    is fine but 162f could lead to bad things. Maybe your hydrometer is off. Does it measure what
    it should. 1...

  • Posted in thread: Using Sourdough starter as yeast. Is it possible? on 02-27-2013 at 05:52 AM
    It's gonna make it super funky! You are basically proposing to ferment with bread yeast + lacto
    + pedio bacteria plus whatever else is in there. I'm not saying don't do it but I'd caution
    that's gonna...

  • Posted in thread: Looking at my ingredients...what should I make on 02-26-2013 at 04:59 AM
    6# Pilsner LME2# Maris Otter1# Dark Munich1# Flaked Oats4oz Pale Chocolate2oz Mt Hood @
    60minWyeast 2124 Bohemian Lager @ 45-50F + diacetyl + lagerOG 1.073FG 1.017IBU 32ABV 7.4%SRM
    12I'm a little more...

  • Posted in thread: Looking at my ingredients...what should I make on 02-26-2013 at 04:53 AM
    Orange Coriander Pale Ale6# Extra Pale LME1.5# Bavarian DME10oz flaked oats0.5oz each Cascade
    and Centenial @ 60min1oz each Cascade and Centenial @ 5min0.5oz each Cascade and Centenial dry
    hopUS-05 @ ...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast Still Good?!? on 02-25-2013 at 02:05 PM
    Think of it this way. Your yeast can't be hurt. Otherwise anybody who hold a starter at RT to
    crash the yeast would be killing all the yeast. If nothing else, what you did probably helps
    the yeast by ...

  • Posted in thread: Help - Do I have a problem? on 02-25-2013 at 05:15 AM
    I bet it will be ok. Not ideal but ok. 8wk old is pretty old and was probably way underpitching
    but by now their numbers are probably up and throwing in more yeast might not do much besides
    make you f...

  • Posted in thread: Looking at my ingredients...what should I make on 02-24-2013 at 08:28 PM
    Here is what I've got:Malt extract6# Pilsner LME6# Extra Light LME3# Light DME3# Bavarian Wheat
    DMEGrainsA bag of milled grains (2# Maris Otter, 1# Dark Munich, 4oz Pale Chocolate)2# 10oz
    flaked oats ...

  • Posted in thread: Honey IPA (w/ some wheat?) recipe---critique please! on 02-22-2013 at 03:19 PM
    Yeah you can't raise the honey malt too much because it's going to make the final product too
    sweet. You could add 1-2 lb of honey which will dry it out and counter balance the
    sweetness.Maybe you sho...