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Posted in thread: Forgot to stir priming sugar on 07-23-2009 at 05:27 PM
Bottled 3 gallons of a Belgian Tripel last night. Carbed to 3.2 volumes by adding a boiled and
dissolved corn sugar mixture to bottling bucket. I just remembered that I did not stir the
mixture in the...
Posted in thread: Mash too high on Lagunitas IPA clone? on 07-23-2009 at 01:01 AM
Did you do a starch conversion test? Did you use the same base malt?Used 2-row pale for the
base, yes. Did not do a test, but I always check gravity post sparge. My pre-boil gravity
reading was 1.053 ...
Posted in thread: Mash too high on Lagunitas IPA clone? on 07-21-2009 at 07:03 PM
How long has it been in primary?Brewed on 7-10-09. So 11 days in primary so far. Fermentation
pretty much stopped on the 14th, and it's just been sitting still ever since.
Posted in thread: Mash too high on Lagunitas IPA clone? on 07-21-2009 at 06:42 PM
Brewed Jamil's Lagunitas IPA clone. Recipe calls for 158-160 degree mash, so I did. Followed
the recipe to the letter, pitched a starter of 1968, fermented at 66 degrees. After 3 days
Posted in thread: 2 Gallons in 5 Gallon Carboy on 09-10-2008 at 02:45 PM
So basically as long as I don't transfer to secondary, i'll be OK? I wasn't planning on using a
secondary for any of these batches, but some of them might stay in primary for a month or so.
Posted in thread: 2 Gallons in 5 Gallon Carboy on 09-10-2008 at 02:03 PM
I've recently started brewing some two-gallon test batches to try out some new recipes before
making a larger batch. I've been fermenting them in a 5 gallon carboy since it's the smallest
i've got. Sh...
Posted in thread: Barleywine - Adding Yeast at Bottling on 09-05-2008 at 08:32 PM
Brewed a Barleywine (9.5% ABV) back in early May. Transfered to secondary after fermentation
finished and it's been there ever since. I'm planning on bottling it this week and i'm
wondering how much y...
Posted in thread: Slow Carbing Question on 07-07-2008 at 03:29 PM
Brewed an IPA on May 25th, 08. Fermentation finished in about 10 days. Left it in the primary
for about 4 weeks. Dry hopped in the primary for another 7 days, then bottled. Two days before
bottling I ...
Posted in thread: counter flow chiller on 06-07-2008 at 02:43 PM
I gravity feed through my chiller, so I can't speed up the flow of the wort, but what I do to
regulate temp is slow down the water flow. In the summer, I can run it full bore, but in winter
I was havi...
Posted in thread: How should I use american oak chips in a Barley Wine? on 06-07-2008 at 02:40 PM
to the OP, do yourself a favor and listen to the episode I linked to above before doing
anything with oak.+1 on listening to that episode before doing anything. I listened to it for
the first time the...