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Posted in thread: My first attempt at Ed Worts Haus Pale Ale on 07-07-2012 at 03:28 PM
ok, thanks. This was the first time using that sanitizer. :) Now, the sour smell I got from my
beer...I realize it's impossible for you guys to diagnose over the internet, but does this beer
Posted in thread: My first attempt at Ed Worts Haus Pale Ale on 07-07-2012 at 02:45 AM
On the 25th of June I brewed Ed Worts House Pale Ale, which I had to make some adjustments to
his recipe in order to account for my equipment. Here's the recipe I used:Please note that I
had to settle...
Posted in thread: Vienna malt extract on 04-07-2012 at 03:37 AM
I'm no chemist, but as far as I know, when doing this method, I don't think the water chemistry
is too critical. Basically as far as the process goes, bring the appropriate amount of water
upto 152 de...
Posted in thread: Vienna malt extract on 04-07-2012 at 03:09 AM
I know you said you aren't set up forr all grain, but you might consider doing a mini mash with
some two row and vienna malt and using extracts for the remainder of your fermentables. If you
Posted in thread: Building Fermentation chiller...thoughts? on 04-04-2012 at 01:44 AM
I cut my pieces today by scoring and snapping the foam. While the cuts were clean enough, they
didn't end up perfectly perpendicular to the face. If I wasn't such an impatient man, I would
have used a...
Posted in thread: Building Fermentation chiller...thoughts? on 04-03-2012 at 05:42 PM
did some searching and found some info about hot knives. While I can certainly see the benefit
to using one, it looks like you would lose quite a bit of the foam with each cut. Since I will
Posted in thread: Building Fermentation chiller...thoughts? on 04-03-2012 at 06:38 AM
Thanks for the tip. I hadn't heard of the hot knife tool...I'll look into one. I was thinking
of lining all the foam with something like linoleum(the stuff on a roll rather than adhesive
tile) but I'm...
Posted in thread: Building Fermentation chiller...thoughts? on 04-03-2012 at 04:50 AM
I've decided to build the 38DD Mother of a Fermentation Chiller. While I have a fairly good
idea how I'm going to build it, I wanted to know if anyone has/is using one of these and had
any tips for sm...
Posted in thread: Slight Haze on 03-31-2012 at 03:23 AM
Another thing you can consider is the use of fining agents after primary fermentation is done.
There are many out there such as gelatin, isinglass and polyclar. I can't remember what its
called, but t...
Posted in thread: Carbonation question on 03-23-2012 at 02:05 AM
One might add more yeast(a strsin that is good for the level of alcohol in thr beer). I have to
ask, though - how can you be sure they are dead?