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  • Posted in thread: BIAB Brewing (with pics) on 07-30-2013 at 02:45 PM
    Could it be the temperature in the room is higher than for the person who wrote the recipe? A
    higher temperature will increase your hydrometer readings on both the OG and FG I think, right?

  • Posted in thread: I am wondering if anyone washes yeast with this method... on 07-15-2013 at 03:48 PM
    Why wash yeast at all? The stuff you get from the store has "nutrients" in it. Isn't that just
    wort/beer?I have been scooping yeast and whatever's left of the beer from the bottom of primary
    in an iod...

  • Posted in thread: Can I bottle condition in a growler on 07-10-2013 at 02:16 PM
    The swing tops are very strong. I bottle conditioned in a Grolsch bottle and over-carbed. It
    might have been in the bottle six weeks. One night I heard breaking glass and I checked the
    cabinet... The ...

  • Posted in thread: Can I bottle condition in a growler on 07-09-2013 at 11:05 PM
    Yes. I have not tried with a screw top but it works fine with the Grolsch-style tops. In fact I
    think it tastes better because you get more beer pouring out that is not mixed up with yeast at
    the bott...

  • Added a new Photo on 07/04/2013

  • Posted in thread: Cheese beer on 03-22-2013 at 08:34 PM
    Has anyone tried to make "cheese beer," as in, cheese-flavored beer? I have a friend who is
    interested in it and refuses to consider the alternatives (like beer-flavored cheese, which has
    been done; o...

  • Posted in thread: Simple dubbel on 10-20-2012 at 07:36 PM
    I just bottled this after 1 week in primary, 1 week in secondary. I ended up using U.S. Pale
    2-row instead of Castle, and D-160 candi syrup instead of d-180. I did BIAB and my efficiency
    was pretty po...

  • Posted in thread: Green beer vs. extracting tannins vs. racking too early on 09-10-2012 at 12:30 AM
    Now I realize my biggest mistake: I accidentally hop-bombed my hef. It was only when I was
    making a new batch last night that I remembered that I accidently dropped my sieve into the
    primary fermenter...

  • Posted in thread: Green beer vs. extracting tannins vs. racking too early on 09-05-2012 at 02:59 PM
    So after 10 days or so in bottles, I tried one yesterday just to see if it became a bottle
    bomb. But to get it cold in a hurry I put it in the freezer, and of course, forgot about it. By
    the time I po...

  • Posted in thread: Green beer vs. extracting tannins vs. racking too early on 08-28-2012 at 06:14 AM
    Yeah I am feeling that the gross taste was yeast. I think the biggest problem was racking to
    secondary too early. Something about the attenuating yeasts drying out the beer???? When I
    bottled, the SG ...

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