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Posted in thread: Honey Chocolate Porter on 11-12-2014 at 08:41 PM
Hey there. I'm looking to brew this on Friday night. Is that "American Chocolate" actual
chocolate or is that American Chocolate Malt?Thanks! Looks really good!evans5150
Posted in thread: Imperial Bastard Stout on 01-23-2011 at 12:38 AM
This is my second year of brewing it and I don't think I'm adding enough yeast. I will try 2
vials next year or at least do a starter. Good experience with it so far! This year I had an OG
Posted in thread: 1.096 OG stout not fermenting after 14 hours on 01-17-2011 at 03:11 PM
Learn from this. Use Mr. Malty, make real starters, pitch the proper amount of yeast (dry or
liquid). You'll get fast starts and better tasting beer.Under-pitching and/or improper
Posted in thread: 1.096 OG stout not fermenting after 14 hours on 01-16-2011 at 10:15 PM
If it's fermenting, pitching more yeast is just a waste of money! The yeast reproduce before
fermenting, so if you've got fermentation now, you don't need more yeast.Music to my ears,
Yooper. Thanks a...
Posted in thread: 1.096 OG stout not fermenting after 14 hours on 01-16-2011 at 10:05 PM
The smack packs do NOT act as starters! They just reassure you that the yeast is active. That's
all. From Wyeast's own website:Activator™ packages include a sterile liquid nutrient pouch
that, when “s...
Posted in thread: 1.096 OG stout not fermenting after 14 hours on 01-16-2011 at 09:44 PM
+1 i always keep at least a dozen Packages of Notti on hand for just this purpose, well that
and it is my fav yeast lolI might be screwed. The LHB isn't open on Sundays and Mondays. It
will have to wa...
Posted in thread: 1.096 OG stout not fermenting after 14 hours on 01-16-2011 at 08:04 PM
you dramatically under pitched...I'd be surprised if you saw any activity before 48-72 hours.I
was thinking that. The smack packs act as starters so that wasn't a problem last year. Do you
think it wi...
Posted in thread: 1.096 OG stout not fermenting after 14 hours on 01-16-2011 at 07:58 PM
Hey guys,I brewed up an imperial stout the other night that calls for 1 pound of brown sugar.
This is an extract/grain brew. OG measured at 1.096 and it is still there 14 hours later with
no signs of ...
Posted in thread: Steep and Boil question - Need advice! on 10-23-2009 at 07:39 PM
Awesome, thanks. Yeah...I had pretty much planned to soak them for 45 but then saw the
directions and began to wonder why. This is only my 10th or so batch of beer so I'm still a
little green. Thanks ...
Posted in thread: Steep and Boil question - Need advice! on 10-23-2009 at 07:31 PM
Thanks, guys. Appreciate the quick responses! I'm brewing Sunday afternoon so this will
help.Walker-san....I have unfortunately already mixed the grains into one bag when I bought
them from the store....