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Posted in thread: Conan yeast mailed...still good? on 07-07-2014 at 03:29 PM
somewhat related, but if im storing a beer (chimay) to use later for yeast harvesting.. is it
better to keep it in the fridge or just at room temp? was going to make a thread for this,
please let me n...
Posted in thread: My experience: decoctions are always worth it. on 06-30-2014 at 02:20 PM
yeah, id like to keep doing a mash out decoction. i have a feeling i've used it at least once
but can't remember besides this most recent time. i think the flavour is more cohesive (i know
that's so g...
Posted in thread: My experience: decoctions are always worth it. on 06-30-2014 at 11:12 AM
Out from left field, thought I'd get people's opinions on decoctions. I have seen some
anti-decoction viewpoints around the internet, but after tasting my second decoction brew I'm
definitely for it.T...
Posted in thread: Same taste in all brews on 06-30-2014 at 10:58 AM
like any hobby, it will take a period of time to get it down. just write down every detail and
step you took, then afterward during the hard part (drinking beer) try to figure what action
had what eff...
Posted in thread: Same taste in all brews on 06-29-2014 at 04:00 AM
at a different location where i first started brewing, i used city water and tended to use s-05
yeast. regardless of beer type i noticed a simil taste in most of my brews that wasn't bad but
sort of t...
Posted in thread: wood aged liquor experiment on 06-22-2014 at 09:59 AM
several months ago i took some 35% (yeah i know it's a funny percent) alcohol and put it on 1oz
oak chips for 2 weeks, then bottled it. one was bottled with about 3% maple syrup added.the
alcohol was ...
Posted in thread: What kind of sugar do you use for fermentation? :) on 06-17-2014 at 02:16 PM
i've used brown sugar before and disliked the flavour. i hear turbinado is made through a
different process, so works out better. otherwise i've used a whole lot of cane sugar, both
inverted and not
Posted in thread: Brewferm top or Safale US-05? on 06-17-2014 at 02:11 PM
sure thing. frankly, im sorry others just dismissed your question, normally this forum is very
helpful.mash low means have a mash temperature somewhere between say 146-149 degrees
fahrenheit. it basic...
Posted in thread: Long Belgian Primary Esters? on 06-17-2014 at 01:28 PM
Posted in thread: Brewferm top or Safale US-05? on 06-17-2014 at 01:27 PM
i think it's a fair question, but you probably mean to ask "which one will attenuate
better?"never heard of brewferm top but a source says it will attenuate from 64-77%. i would go
with s-05 and mash ...