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Posted in thread: OK to drink this? on 12-06-2010 at 06:34 PM
sorry, no pictures. but, i'm wondering if anyone has seen this before.i made a wheat beer with
WLP400 - Belgian Wit. let it sit in the primary for 3.5 weeks. when i opened up the primary,
there was so...
Posted in thread: I love Kolsch yeast on 11-24-2010 at 03:26 PM
Do this mean you added yeast to the secondary? Why?The primary sat in my basement/garage for 3
months. most of that time it was probably ~60deg F, but for sure there more than a handful of
days it was...
Posted in thread: I love Kolsch yeast on 11-23-2010 at 04:00 PM
recently used this for a brown ale. 1 week @ ~70 deg F. out of pure laziness i didn't feel like
bottling, so it sat in the basement at 60 deg F for 3 months. moved to secondary with a starter
of the s...
Posted in thread: Help with hops. on 09-14-2010 at 06:34 AM
you guys are pretty spot on, here, i think! it was in fact 9 days after bottling that i sampled
it. the yeast was white labs trappist yeast.i have no patience and can never seem to wait, but
Posted in thread: Help with hops. on 09-13-2010 at 05:57 PM
Thanks, OldBrew. But i'm wondering...why does that heavy hop flavor come later in the taste
rather than earlier in the taste? Or why doesn't it have the same profile throughout the
taste?I'm curious w...
Posted in thread: Help with hops. on 09-13-2010 at 05:24 PM
Just sampled my attempt at a belgian dubbel. When tasting, at the beginning there is the
perfect hop flavor and amount that I want. HOWEVER! the beer finishes with too much of a hop
Posted in thread: Belgian Brown Ale (attempted double) on 09-13-2010 at 05:15 PM
Mini-mash grains & profile:1.5 lbs. Pilsner1.75 lbs Caramunich0.5 lbs Flaked Maize1 lbs Special
BGluten Rest 135.0 F 30 min Beta Rest Decoct 10% of mash and boil it 145.0 F for 30 minFull
Beta Rest De...
Posted in thread: how does bottle carbonating work? on 08-17-2010 at 09:17 PM
so i've always wondered....how does carbonating in a bottle with priming sugar work? here's my
confusion:during fermentation, isn't all the yeast and its by products settled to the bottom?
so, when i ...
Posted in thread: decoction effects? on 08-17-2010 at 06:47 PM
randar - this was exactly what i was wondering about! next time, if i do choose another
decoction profile, i will let it rest at around that temperature for some time. no, i did not
do that this time....
Posted in thread: decoction effects? on 08-17-2010 at 03:24 PM
thanks all. the primary has gone mad - more mad than i've ever seen it with fermentation. so
i'm thinking maybe my hydrometer got stuck. also, i tried tap water in it and it gave me a