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Posted in thread: Quick yeast starter? on 09-11-2016 at 12:35 PM
You could always take some of your first runnings maybe a quart or so give it a quick boil,
chill it down pitch the yeast in that. Shake the hell out of it every once in a while. Let the
yeast get hap...
Posted in thread: English yeast and overcarbonation on 08-30-2016 at 11:41 PM
The OG was 1.060 and the FG was 1.016. It was in the fermenter for 2 and a half weeks with
fermentation pretty much finished at 4-5 days. It's been bottled for 2 months now, so I doubt
it's going to g...
Posted in thread: English yeast and overcarbonation on 08-29-2016 at 09:57 PM
I seriously doubt that yeast from another batch carried over, but I guess it's possible. I've
found that English yeasts sometimes need a bit of rousing to help them finish up. What was the
OG and how ...
Posted in thread: How can some brewers cold crash and keg so soon? on 08-27-2016 at 01:19 PM
Unless the yeast was really old, I wouldn't bother with a starter for a one gallon batch. A one
gallon batch is basically a starter.I would just pitch the yeast. If you want to get a couple
of brews o...
Posted in thread: Low-alcohol Doppelbock? on 07-17-2016 at 12:37 PM
Wouldn't a lower alcohol dopplebock be a bock?;)
Posted in thread: Steinbier: Can I cheat? on 07-16-2016 at 11:29 AM
Cool, I never heard of that before.Sounds like it's working.How are you storing them till you
put them in secondary.Seems it would be a source for contamination?
Posted in thread: Steinbier: Can I cheat? on 07-15-2016 at 11:43 AM
I'm certainly no expert on Steinbeir.But I can't imagine adding the rocks to the secondary will
add anything.Is this something you thought up yourself? Or have others done this?
Posted in thread: In the middle of my first brew/ AAR on 06-29-2016 at 08:21 PM
Since you have it in the bath tub, can you just fill the tub with cool water?Maybe add some ice
or frozen water bottles?
Posted in thread: In the middle of my first brew/ AAR on 06-26-2016 at 12:48 PM
I see you say it's "no chill". But even so I'm curious why you are trying to chill in the
oven?Why don't you put in the kitchen sink with some ice.
Posted in thread: Recipe classification on 06-13-2016 at 09:25 PM
With that much roasted barley I think your closer to a stout or porter.