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Posted in thread: Well, that's a first. . . on 02-12-2016 at 02:15 AM
How low should u let it start out at?I'd start at 62 or 63, and gradually let it come up to 68
Posted in thread: Well, that's a first. . . on 02-11-2016 at 10:49 AM
I'm assuming you mean start the beer fermentation at a lower temperature? Can you explain
why?That is correct. Hopfather gives some of the reasons above. Also, at lower temperatures,
Posted in thread: Well, that's a first. . . on 02-10-2016 at 03:18 PM
Good call. I'll do that when I get home. I did wipe the mouth of the jug with a rag soaked in
StarSan and replaced the foil with a new piece. I'm expecting similar results when this beer
Posted in thread: What category for beer competition on 02-10-2016 at 10:32 AM
Probably 34C, experimental beer. If you go into any of the brown ale categories, the chocolate
and peanut butter will get you marked down.
Posted in thread: IPA input on 02-10-2016 at 10:28 AM
I would consider some light crystal malt to give you some unfermentables to balance out those
IBUs. Alternatively, you could mash a little warmer, say around 156F.
Posted in thread: Well, that's a first. . . on 02-10-2016 at 10:25 AM
Yeah, you'll be good to go.
Posted in thread: Og on 02-02-2016 at 08:00 PM
The missing half gallon is the culprit. Don't sweat it, though. Your beer will be better. For
future reference, you can top off your fermenter prior to fermentation with water.
Posted in thread: Nelson Sauvin Single Hop APA on 02-02-2016 at 07:58 PM
You'll like the Nelson Sauvin in that beer. When I FWH, I just go by the boil time. And you are
ok with estimating the Alpha Acid content. You aren't likely going to be off by a lot
especially given t...
Posted in thread: Og on 02-02-2016 at 07:49 PM
No, aeration and pitching have no effect (I'm assuming you pitched a single packet of dry
yeast).Did you end up with the full volume the recipe called for? That could explain the
difference between yo...
Posted in thread: Cold Crashing???? on 01-31-2016 at 09:07 PM
What hunter said above. Or, you can rack the beer out from underneath the slush. The beer will
be slightly stronger in alcohol because the H20 is what has frozen. At 36, it will take a while
to thaw o...