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  • Posted in thread: Yeast conundrum... on 08-22-2015 at 07:50 AM
    Yeah, you are fine, just decant as much of the beer off as possible.

  • Posted in thread: Bananas Foster based beer. on 08-20-2015 at 08:02 PM
    Id look into 3787 as a yeast (fermented around 68-70), with some dark d-180 candi syrup, I
    think that would have all the basic flavors and make a good base for something like this.

  • Posted in thread: dunkelweizen help needed. on 08-20-2015 at 07:56 PM
    Sterling is a domestic saaz substitute. Its fine here. I personally dont like any dark crystal
    in my dunkelweizens. you could add some, but 12% total is likely to taste like pepsi. id keep
    it to 3% 80...

  • Posted in thread: Game of Thrones Smoked Beer on 08-17-2015 at 01:26 AM
    I dont know when the next got season is, but amber malt at those rates is going to take months
    and months to mellow out, its quite unpleasantly aggressive young IMO. (which if you are aging
    it 6 month...

  • Posted in thread: Mixing a Doppelbock and Oktoberfest on 08-14-2015 at 12:13 AM
    I certainly mix a pint glass of it first to make sure you dont end up with 5 gallons of quite
    disappointing beer.

  • Posted in thread: WLP023 Burton Yeast on 08-13-2015 at 09:13 PM
    wlp023 isnt the most floculant yeast, but its not terrible. How many days has it been in the
    keg? I mean it usually takes a few days cold and undisturbed to clear.

  • Posted in thread: Biofine Clear and Carbination on 08-11-2015 at 11:14 PM
    Ive never refridgerated it. There is regular biofine which is isinglass (needs refridgeration).
    Biofine clear is collodial silica, the same as kieselsol and does not need refridgeration.

  • Posted in thread: Kolsch or Blonde - What Did I Make? on 08-11-2015 at 06:12 PM
    Id enter it as a blonde, you might get dinged for it being too malty and dark for a kolsch.
    Theres only 2 or so kolsches that get imported, judges are going to have a pretty narrow
    conception of the s...

  • Posted in thread: Kolsch or Blonde - What Did I Make? on 08-11-2015 at 02:40 AM
    blonde is a broader category. What is its final color, projrcted ibu, and were there much
    finishing hops?

  • Posted in thread: Biofine Clear and Carbination on 08-10-2015 at 10:13 PM
    yeah once the haze causing proteins fall out, they wont recloud the beer, or go back into


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