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Posted in thread: Residual Sugars on 05-03-2013 at 04:21 AM
The yeast may or may not be dead, but the sugar should still have stayed in solution unless
your FG was ridiculously high.
Posted in thread: Residual Sugars on 05-03-2013 at 04:13 AM
I'd think it would be something other than the sugars, yeah. Dextrose is really soluble - did
you mix it in boiling water before adding? If not, maybe I could see it falling out of
solution. Maybe yea...
Posted in thread: Brilliant clarity without cold crashing on 05-03-2013 at 04:03 AM
Since this thread started, I've learned that time = clarity. A couple of extra weeks in bottles
produces very clear beer other than a slight chill haze, and two weeks in the fridge gives
Posted in thread: Residual Sugars on 05-03-2013 at 03:59 AM
Oh wow, I've never heard of that happening. I didn't know that sugar could re-crystalize after
a boil unless it was super-concentrated. Maybe it's other stuff - how long has it been sitting
Posted in thread: Residual Sugars on 05-03-2013 at 03:35 AM
What do you mean you see a lot of residual sugars? Barleywines are supposed to be big malt
bombs with a lot of sweetness.10.5% is pushing it for a lot of yeast, meaning they can barely
work at that le...
Posted in thread: American Wheat Pale Ale on 05-03-2013 at 03:32 AM
No real point in secondary for this beer. If you really want a clearer wheat, just wait longer
in primary and make sure to cold crash for a few days, or alternatively sit the bottles in the
Posted in thread: Leffe Clone BIAB Questions on 05-03-2013 at 03:31 AM
Make sure to give a long 90 minute boil with all that pilsner. No big deal working at 5 gallons
instead of 5.5, it will just have a bit higher ABV. You'll do well to have a yeast starter at
that ABV t...
Posted in thread: Moved Bucket. Did I screw up? on 05-03-2013 at 03:27 AM
It all depends on how long you had it fermenting before you moved it down there. If more than
3-5 days, primary fermentation could have been just about done. Often, the primary fermentation
will go fr...
Posted in thread: Brilliant clarity without cold crashing on 02-08-2013 at 07:12 PM
That actually looks pretty similar to mine, which I consider cloudy. For example you can't see
the countertop pattern through it except a little at the very bottom where the liquid is thin.
Posted in thread: Brilliant clarity without cold crashing on 02-07-2013 at 06:30 PM
was going off 2011 report, looks like the 2012 is out now. Not much has changed.