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Posted in thread: Weizenbock Yeast Starter on 06-02-2014 at 12:18 AM
I'm planning to brew a Weizenbock with an O.G. ~1.070 next weekend using WLP351. I'm curious on
opinions for yeast starter size for this. I am looking to get strong ester flavor from this and
Posted in thread: Cyser Racking Additions Questions on 09-23-2013 at 01:44 AM
If the ferment was still going, I wouldn't have bothered racking it.No point trying to
guesstimate gravity by looking at it, you'd find that you're likely miles out......If the
ferment is still going,...
Posted in thread: Cyser Racking Additions Questions on 09-22-2013 at 08:18 PM
In my first venture with mead, I made a Cyser based upon the Fall's Bounty recipe in Schramm's
book. The recipe was: 4 gal organic apple cider, 9lb Tamerisk Honey, 1lb organic dark brown
sugar, 2 tsp ...
Posted in thread: What's your occupation: Engineer or Non-Engineer on 09-11-2009 at 12:32 AM
B.S. Materials Engineering Iowa State 2002Ph.D. Materials Science NC State 2006Building stuff
and doing chemistry in Homebrew is a natural fit....
Posted in thread: Beer Travel on 01-23-2009 at 03:01 AM
I've stayed in the Holiday Inn Munich City Centre that has an S-Bahn stop in the building and
is only 2 stops from Marienplatz (and the famous Hofbrau Haus). The price was pretty decent and
it was a n...
Posted in thread: Altitude and Specific Gravity on 01-03-2009 at 11:49 PM
Thanks, I suspected the lower atmospheric pressure would play a role in this (it's ~ 610 Torr
here). Heck, my water boils at ~195°F.... I'll check the hydrometer against RO water sometime
and see what...
Posted in thread: Altitude and Specific Gravity on 01-03-2009 at 10:47 PM
Hi all, I'm a newbie brewing just my second batch. I'm wondering if anybody knows any
correlation between altitude and specific gravity. I'm brewing at ~6300 feet and my two beers
so far have lower OG...