Last Activity:02-13-2016 10:42 PM
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Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 02-14-2016 at 01:58 AM
1) So I add acidulated malt to the grains and the salt/mineral additions to the water before
the mash?2) When do I check the pH? A few mins into the mash?3) What does 2% acidualated malt
mean? I add 2...
Posted in thread: funny after taste ??? on 02-13-2016 at 10:42 PM
Anyone? Can it be salvaged? Should I age it in keezer or at 68 degree basement temp?
Posted in thread: Yeast starter on 02-13-2016 at 05:39 PM
Last night I did my first yeast starter. I used wyeast 1214 smack pack and 2L wort (fast pitch
cans). I will be using it in a Belgian Tripel. How long should I let the starter work before
it's ready? ...
Posted in thread: funny after taste ??? on 02-13-2016 at 05:14 AM
So I brewed (BIAB) a clone of golden monkey and it has a weird taste. The first taste is good
and very close to the real thing, but the after taste is off. Maybe a little sweet on the back
of the tong...
Posted in thread: Does size matter? on 02-12-2016 at 05:32 AM
What is the downside to fermenting in a carboy that is too big? I was thinking about doing a 3
gallon batch instead of my usual 5 gallons but I only have 6.5 gallon carboys. Will this cause
Posted in thread: FermWrap on Fermenter with Ridges on 02-12-2016 at 01:07 AM
I'm using a FermWrap and temp controller for the first time. It's working great on my glass
fermenter with smooth sides. Will it work on a glass fermenter with ridges on the side? How
about on a plast...
Posted in thread: Belgian tripel on 02-09-2016 at 05:33 AM
I am pretty new to brewing. I am planning to brew a Belgian Tripel 5 gallon extract. Three
yeast options are safbrew BE - 256, Belgian abbey ale yeast activator - wyeast 1214, or white
labs Belgian al...
Posted in thread: Did your alcohol tolerence change around 40? on 02-08-2016 at 02:19 PM
Familiar with that, but that's not it. My home brew doesn't do it (I've yet to use corn) but a
half a shot of bourbon will, or bmc or other commercial beers (I assume where mashed with corn
Posted in thread: Did your alcohol tolerence change around 40? on 02-08-2016 at 12:52 PM
Not trying to hijack here, but anyone here develop an allergy to certain type of alcohol?I'm
32, gave up booze a few years ago. I was a bourbon guy. I think I developed an allergy to
mashed corn. I'd ...
Posted in thread: Wilser BIAB vs The Brew Bag? on 02-07-2016 at 07:08 PM
I've been very happy with my wilser bags. I got the grand slam package, the hop bags, and
pulley are awesome as well. I use the hop bags for small batches for starters, and for making
cold brew coffee...