Last Activity:06-23-2015 1:49 PM
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Posted in thread: Lagering of Dusseldorf Alt Ale on 06-20-2015 at 03:53 PM
According to wyeast, 1007 does not produce diacetyl. I just made 2 beers with it with no rest
and they are perfectly diacetyl free.
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 06-08-2015 at 10:36 PM
12953 + 3.5 gal blackberry wheat+ 6.5 gal Belgian wit+ 5.5 ESB+ 5.5 blonde ale+ 5.5 watermelon
wheat+ 5.5 double IPA = 12985
Posted in thread: Temp drop in mash cooler on 06-01-2015 at 12:28 PM
Guldalian, this is an amazing result. It has to be due to the materials on which the tun is
sitting. I'm assuming your table is hardwood or something similar, what is your floor made
Posted in thread: Temp drop in mash cooler on 05-25-2015 at 04:39 PM
Well I think I figured it out. I had been keeping my cooler on a table throughout the mash.
This time I just kept it on the floor. Seriously, did not drop a single degree.
Posted in thread: Witbier and unmalted wheat on 05-19-2015 at 06:18 PM
Bjcp says the grist of a wit should be about 50% unmalted wheat. Sooooo does that mean flaked
wheat? Is there another source of unmalted wheat?
Posted in thread: Wheat grist and rice hulls on 05-18-2015 at 01:28 AM
I did 4.5 lbs each of white wheat malt and 2 row with 5 oz of rice hulls and that nailed it.
Posted in thread: Temp drop in mash cooler on 05-17-2015 at 01:35 PM
Thanks. I will try the plastic wrap and mid point infusion on my next go.
Posted in thread: Temp drop in mash cooler on 05-16-2015 at 05:52 PM
Well I did all that stuff and still lost 6 degrees. I did do a 90 min mash today, but still.
Posted in thread: Temp drop in mash cooler on 05-16-2015 at 02:24 PM
Ok thanks for the input. Cooler is typically 1/3 full, cuz I'm doing 5 gal batches. I do not
open it the entire mash. I make sure I hit strike temp before closing her up. I'll try the foil
Posted in thread: Temp drop in mash cooler on 05-16-2015 at 03:52 AM
I just recently moved from direct fire mashes in my kettle to doing them in a round beverage
cooler, 10 gal. I am dropping 6-8 degrees F by the end of a 60 min mash. I tried pre heating
the cooler, bu...