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Posted in thread: Distilled water for rehydrate on 02-04-2013 at 04:27 PM
Distilled water may well have caused a problem, but I'd give it another 24 hours before
re-pitching. I always use filtered water from my fridge dispenser, boiled, and cooled to
90-92*F for rehydration...
Posted in thread: Distilled water for rehydrate on 02-03-2013 at 11:19 AM
I usually use Safale US-05 dry yeast. Till now always rehydrate with boiled tap water and had
fermentation signs in 12 hours.This time I used destilled water, 20 hours past and there is no
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 03-27-2012 at 01:27 PM
When the Hop on Hop off city tour bus sign reminds you of brewing...
Posted in thread: What's your profession? on 01-29-2012 at 11:07 AM
Interesting that there aren't more IT people here. I have an MIS degree and do general IT work.
Support, administration, software/web development.UNIX System engineer at a telco company.
Posted in thread: First IPA on 01-15-2012 at 05:26 PM
Heck no! I LOVE Vienna malt. Next time just leave it in the steep for longer- 45 minutes- as it
can self convert.That's all there is to it- super easy and Vienna malt is awesome in IPAs.One
of my favo...
Posted in thread: First IPA on 01-15-2012 at 04:35 PM
I use amarillo and simcoe in my IPA and I too have hard a very very hard time finding any.There
is a lot of Amarillo at BS here in Budapest :)
Posted in thread: First IPA on 01-15-2012 at 04:32 PM
Welcome, nice to see new brewers trying to make their own beers.Vienna malt needs to be mashed,
as it has no sugars and needs the starches to be converted. Steeping it in 5 quarts of water
for 20 minu...
Posted in thread: First IPA on 01-15-2012 at 03:58 PM
That was all the Amarillo I had. I'll keep in mind for the next time. Thank's!
Posted in thread: First IPA on 01-15-2012 at 11:13 AM
Hi !The brewing community increased by one as I finished my first batch and it's in the
fermantor bucket already.I made an IPA from scratch, named it:Straycats IPA 1.0 (no animals
were harmed during t...
Posted in thread: Hi from Budapest (Hungary) on 01-11-2012 at 08:47 PM
Thank's a lot.There is only one place where you can buy some decent beer, the rest is
commercial stuff. But hopefully in a couple of weeks there will be a new place wher you can
have a good beer.. m...