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Posted in thread: Alpine Nelson Clone Attempt on 08-29-2014 at 06:49 PM
Posted in thread: Breaking through a plateau in quality on 08-29-2014 at 06:25 PM
Greatest steps toward quality in order of importance (to me):1. Eliminating chances for
oxidation2. Temp control3. Temp control4. Temp control5. Water chemistry6. Quality of
ingredients7. Kegging inst...
Posted in thread: Alpine Nelson Clone Attempt on 08-29-2014 at 03:42 PM
The product Alpine is using is a Weyermann brand malt. Likely Carafoam. Will it aid in head
retention? Yes. Will it leave residual sugars (dextrine)? Yes. Why would this be important in a
rye forward ...
Posted in thread: Alpine Nelson Clone Attempt on 08-29-2014 at 03:03 PM
that is incorrtect. dextrin malt is not supposed to provide sweetness. it mostly for body and
Posted in thread: Alpine Nelson Clone Attempt on 08-29-2014 at 02:48 PM
Dextrine malt will add a small amount of body but it's mostly for residual sweetness from
dextrins that are the sugar structures that are resistant to enzyme action that remain in the
Posted in thread: Alpine Nelson Clone Attempt on 08-29-2014 at 02:39 PM
After working the recipe through some software and going back over the video I have come to
realize the sack of what I thought was carabohemian was probably actually Acidulated Malt.I
also agree that ...
Posted in thread: Pests that chew hop cones on 08-27-2014 at 08:24 PM
I had the same thing this year. They were hop loopers. Are any of them sorta filled in with
webbing/cocoon and wrapped to a leaf or another cone?No, holy crap no. That looks horrible what
Posted in thread: Is my belgian a goner? Infected? Pics attached on 08-27-2014 at 01:04 PM
You may also benefit from letting it finish out in temps closer to 80+ degrees. Possibly even
some swirling to get some of the flocc'd yeast up off the bottom and exposed to more residual
Posted in thread: Is my belgian a goner? Infected? Pics attached on 08-26-2014 at 08:43 PM
Give me some info on your boil kettle and mash tun. What material is the tun, manifold/false
bottom/screen? Stainless kettle? How about your valve, dip tube, screen for those?
Posted in thread: Pests that chew hop cones on 08-26-2014 at 01:45 PM
These are the best I could get