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Posted in thread: Stout Final Gravity way to High? on 01-14-2014 at 03:23 AM
With an extract recipe you should be able to hit 75% attenuation with most yeast if they are
healthy. If you are not pitching enough yeast, or if you are not providing enough oxygen when
Posted in thread: Low OG on 01-11-2014 at 02:19 AM
How did you crush the malt? How long did you let the mash sit @ 155. And you can probably do
another round of sparging with about 2 more gallons to prevent coming up short on volume. The
only other re...
Posted in thread: Im Lee from Arkansas....HELLO!! on 01-10-2014 at 02:15 AM
Cool. Take a little time to browse all of the forums here and ready the "stickies" they have
been selected for good reason.
Posted in thread: Chocolate malt comparisons on 12-22-2013 at 08:44 PM
I am brewing a porter today and the recipe calls for chocolate malt. I find a great range in
Lovibond and flavor descriptions from maltster to maltster. I would really like to find a
chocolate malt th...
Posted in thread: Chocolate stout on 02-02-2013 at 04:52 PM
I have been doing all grain for a while. I would say you need to use a base malt for your
recipes and use less of the really highly colored specialty malts. The base malt will
contribute extra enzymes...
Posted in thread: Attempting to brew in Okinawa on 01-25-2013 at 09:39 AM
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Posted in thread: Upgrade time...help plz. on 01-24-2013 at 06:57 AM
The crush of the grain was the issue. With the new grain mill he moved from the 65-70 range to
the 75-80 range.
Posted in thread: Accidentally ordered California v ale yeast. on 01-12-2013 at 01:27 AM
You should be fine. California V is the same basic strain as 1272 (Anchor Liberty) according to
Mrmalty. I use it for most of my IPA and Pale recipes. I prefer it to 1056 because it tends to
make for ...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout (2011 HBT Competition Category Winner) on 01-10-2013 at 05:25 AM
If you have beersmith you will be better off to create the recipe yourself based on your
equipment and efficiency. I would share mine but I did a parti-gyle type of production. The Big
beer hit 1.094 ...
Posted in thread: pitching rate by temperature on 01-10-2013 at 05:20 AM
I generally over pitch a little bit. I tend to get a pretty predictable level of esters as long
as I keep the yeast healthy and the temp low. I have never really experienced any negatives