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Posted in thread: Using gravity sample to see if fermentation is done on 04-25-2013 at 12:09 AM
A variation of this is referred to as a Forced Fermentation Test. In this test, the sample is
kept at a higher temperature than the main batch (say, 80 F or something). The higher
temperature sample, ...
Posted in thread: Water profile on 03-22-2013 at 11:39 PM
+1 for the water chemistry primer. I do all my brews with RO water now from the machine at the
grocery store. I stared with the base suggestion on the primer and have adjusted a little here
and there ...
Posted in thread: Do u taste ur brew during conditioning? on 03-12-2013 at 06:30 PM
Everyone has their own opinions on this matter, and developing a philosophy that works for you
is best.I taste throughout the entire process and starting at 1 week in the bottle. With proper
Posted in thread: Orange Wine with Wyeast 3725 on 03-05-2013 at 11:27 PM
Just for the hell of it I bought an orange wine on a trip to Florida. You will be much better
served if you used the oranges for a chicken cassoulet.Sorry to hijack, but care to share your
recipe for ...
Posted in thread: Malt bomb on 02-26-2013 at 11:04 PM
I've used the White Labs equivalent of 1727 for a porter that has been well received. It is
neutral, will throw off some smokey hints a lower temps, which is nice for porters, scotch and
Posted in thread: My brother got a DUI. I need advice from those with "experience"... on 02-12-2013 at 07:52 PM
A close friend of mine, up to 3 years ago, practiced DUI defense here in CA. He has since left
the law to pursue other interests. We got to talking about how this all works out here, and the
Posted in thread: Big brew day coming up. Which English Ale yeast? on 08-23-2012 at 08:30 PM
You might try WLP 006 if you have access to White Labs yeast. It's the Bedford Ale strain,
which is Well's strain. It's a seasonal release, and I think it might be near the end of it's
run right now. ...
Posted in thread: First time grower on 07-25-2012 at 12:15 AM
Are the purple leaves from your mite issue or from a lack of fertilizer? That creates one heck
of an effect for a photo either way! Hope the mites didn't get to your cones.
Posted in thread: I'm scared... on 07-19-2012 at 11:43 PM
Someone should print up some tee shirts that say something like " I read the entire 5 pages of
this thread and all I got was blueballs." I'd also buy one that said "I was on homebrewtalk.com
Posted in thread: Marris Otter = lower OG? on 06-11-2012 at 06:15 PM
I had a low efficiency problem with Marris Otter on my last brew with it. I was half expecting
it, as the malt has a funny look to it, like the shoots were coming out when it was malted. I
think this ...