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Posted in thread: Reused Yeast on over 150 batches on 04-14-2011 at 06:34 AM
This is an aspect of homebrewing that I've been puzzled by since I started in on it. With
bread, yogurt, or Japanese pickles, the longer a starter has been around, the better. I've
heard of Japanese g...
Posted in thread: Missed OG by 11 points on 04-12-2011 at 10:14 PM
Awesome. I'll do that next time! Thanks!
Posted in thread: Missed OG by 11 points on 04-12-2011 at 07:59 PM
When I went to brew, I was expecting to do a 5.0 gal batch with a target OG of 1.068.When I
finished brewing, I decided to bump it up to 5.5 gal to account for trub loss, and when I got
my 1.051 I tho...
Posted in thread: Missed OG by 11 points on 04-12-2011 at 04:58 PM
Hi,I brewed a heavily wheat beer a couple weeks ago and missed my OG by 11 points and have been
puzzled by it ever since.Batch size: 5.5 gal3.3lbs Extra light LME5.5lbs Light Wheat
(Ger)0.5lbs Light W...
Posted in thread: Racking cane not working / foaming on 04-02-2011 at 10:18 PM
Hi,I'm racking a stout into secondary and after successfully getting out about 3.5 gallons, my
racking cane started to pull a whole lot of air from -somewhere-, which is odd because both
ends are subm...
Posted in thread: Cutting my hands on 03-27-2011 at 07:12 PM
hmm yea I've had bleeding from chapped hands before, when I did a lot of dishwashing. These are
definitely cuts, as with a knife. One is on my left index finger on the pad, another is on the
Posted in thread: A message from God! on 03-27-2011 at 05:55 PM
So, now that you're on a mission from Ged, what is it?
Posted in thread: Cutting my hands on 03-27-2011 at 05:52 PM
Hello,For some reason every time I brew my hands and fingers get covered in little cuts. They
don't bleed and it doesn't really bother me that much but I sure would like to figure out how
Posted in thread: rum stout ideas on 03-26-2011 at 02:40 AM
any news on how that RIS with rum oak turned out? I've got 2 oz of hungarian soaking in
appleton to add to my stout next week, wondering if I should dump in the appleton.
Posted in thread: Sahti-like idea on 03-26-2011 at 01:42 AM
allright, I dropped the maris to 1.5 lbs, the rye to .75 and bumped the rauchmalt up to 4 oz.
It smells pretty good in the bag. I'm switching to the 3068 hefeweizen yeast since that seems a