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Posted in thread: New AG brewer with Thin Beer. on 12-06-2013 at 03:30 PM
you need to know about batch sparging plain and simple!
Posted in thread: Raising Temp - Infusion Mashing on 12-06-2013 at 03:28 PM
Thanks duboman. I'm a single infusion brewer now, but want to play around with steps, mostly
for alpha and beta activity.Not a decoction per se. I'm not looking to pull liquid and grain,
then boil for...
Posted in thread: I have a Yeast load question!!!! on 12-05-2013 at 09:42 PM
Under the yeast and fermentation forum there is a great new stickie by boydster, I highly
Posted in thread: Question about Dry Hopping & Filtering on 12-05-2013 at 09:31 PM
Are you sure its not chill haze? Personally my most heavily hopped bečrs are still clear and I
also crash for several days before kegging or bottlingDo you bottle or keg? Are you sure you're
Posted in thread: Raising Temp - Infusion Mashing on 12-05-2013 at 09:26 PM
I was putting together a recipe for a high gravity brew and thinking of trying my first mash
with multiple rest temps. However, with this high gravity brew, 2 rest temps and a mash out
would leave me ...
Posted in thread: Corn sugar question on 12-05-2013 at 03:09 PM
Only to add that you will also want to up the IBU's a bit to balance out the additional malt
Posted in thread: 2nd fermintation on 12-04-2013 at 10:50 PM
If it isn't a 6 gallon carboy but is only five gallons you can use it to ferment a cider or a
mead since these don't raise a krausen like beer. :ban:very true, nice catch;)
Posted in thread: Adding lactose to Christmas Ale? on 12-04-2013 at 09:10 PM
Yes lactose would add mouthfeel, body, sweetness to your beer, as for it being appropriate in a
Christmas ale, not so sure....You could certainly add a bit to a portion of what you bottle and
do a sid...
Posted in thread: 2nd fermintation on 12-04-2013 at 09:06 PM
So basically one bucket is your primary vessel, the second bucket hopefully has a spigot? That
would be your designated bottling bucket for the bottling process. The carboy is a secondary
Posted in thread: Water after fermentation on 12-03-2013 at 10:06 PM
Leave it, if you dilute it down you will also change the hop profile and balance of the
original recipe. Go back to using 6-6.5 gallon buckets/carboys for primary, 5 gallon primaries
are just not big ...