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Posted in thread: I'm in that deathly "over thinking" phase - please help on 09-13-2012 at 11:07 AM
I may lose the maize. I had intended it to lighten the body and give a bolder hop impression.
Carapils was intended for better head retention. I'm about 50/50 at this point.
Posted in thread: I'm in that deathly "over thinking" phase - please help on 09-13-2012 at 01:12 AM
Okay folks, looking to do a simple, clean, drinkable beer for a wedding coming up as a gift to
the bride. I am looking to do an amped up APA/IPA. shooting for something drinkable, not
Posted in thread: pressure build up in primary on 01-26-2012 at 04:45 PM
got it. The airlock is still active so it isn't as if the gas has nowhere to go. I'll switch to
a blowoff to see whether that encourages better activity. So back to my original question,
though; what ...
Posted in thread: pressure build up in primary on 01-26-2012 at 03:57 PM
I can rig one up. I have used them in the past but just switched to Better Bottles so I don't
have all the pieces I have used in the past. What effect is my current setup having on my beer?
Any idea? ...
Posted in thread: pressure build up in primary on 01-26-2012 at 03:08 PM
Brewed a Quad/Strong Dark this past weekend and hit great numbers; 6 good gallons at 1.094.
Pitched a three liter starter of WY3522 and the thing went off like a rocket. After 24 hours of
blowing off ...
Posted in thread: Brewing with citrus syrup on 11-30-2011 at 01:53 PM
Sorry to say that I never ended up brewing with it. What I should have done with the syrup (I
no longer do) was prime my beer with it. The smell and taste of the fruit is very sweet and
floral, not at...
Posted in thread: Help with Sankey in Cincinnati on 11-29-2011 at 08:13 PM
I'm not sure this is the right place to post this but I need help kegging in a sankey keg. I am
planning to condition my brew in a corny but in order to serve it on New Years, it has to go
into a sixt...
Posted in thread: DuPont Yeast stuck/slow. Can I use Champagne? on 11-29-2011 at 03:11 PM
Thanks all. temperature is over 85. I can't be more specific than that since the little tape
thermometer doesn't go any higher. I am pleased with the smell/taste so no alarm bells. The
carboy is actua...
Posted in thread: DuPont Yeast stuck/slow. Can I use Champagne? on 11-28-2011 at 10:04 PM
Brewing a saison with Wyeast 3724 and having the classic challenge of a stuck/slow primary.
This morning, I was hovering around 1.018 after two weeks in the primary. So should I let it go
or can I pit...
Posted in thread: Help me make the jump from infusion mashing on 11-15-2011 at 05:08 PM
Thanks BBL. You are correct. I get great results and decent efficiency from my meager 10gal
cooler. It is the Blichman that I am having trouble with. It may be a matter of insulating the
unit but I ju...