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Posted in thread: Brown Flakes after Krausen Drop on 04-26-2015 at 05:18 PM
don't worry,all normal, just rack from under and watch as it nears the pick up and stop.make
sure to let it finish, even when done and at FG this yeast benefits from a week or two of
Posted in thread: Honey Saison Recipe Help on 04-23-2015 at 01:57 PM
I like using honey malt in my recipes also but found that 1/2 pound per 5 gal batch is
sufficient for me,more than that it gets a little cloying. It is a dextrin malt and when used
with wheat malt the...
Posted in thread: Propagting/slurry for large batch question on 04-22-2015 at 10:12 PM
If you go to Yeast calk it has a 3 or 4 step set up so you put in your 1.6 starter and that
tells you how many you have and then step it up to 5 gal without a stirplate and it will tell
you how many y...
Posted in thread: Yeast pitch rate: Single vial vs. Yeast starter | exbeeriment results! on 04-22-2015 at 11:20 AM
All I can say is when I first started ~4yrs ago, my beers took 8-12 weeks of conditioning in
the bottle before they were very good beers, before then they were ok but I thought, I won't be
Posted in thread: My First BIAB Stand Build on 04-22-2015 at 10:32 AM
After some time now I have been BIAB on my Blickmann Triple Tier and a electric wench and on
the road on Brew club brew days we been using a Bayou Classic burner.. I have been auto-cad
Posted in thread: Full Volume Mashing on 04-21-2015 at 11:08 AM
When I do 5 gal on my 10 gal system. I mash in at a 1:1 grain to water ratio at 143* and then
add boiling water or 190* to get all the way to 170* in steps and when at 170* there is enough
water in th...
Posted in thread: Need some help troubleshooting my 50A GFI breaker... on 04-20-2015 at 11:57 AM
I'm no electrician but I was hammered on a job site for plugging my extension cord into the
GFIC and not direct into the tool. seems they work better closer to the end use,maybe that's
why they are in...
Posted in thread: Faulty fermentor on 04-20-2015 at 11:47 AM
I have switched to the new Big Mouth bubblers from NB, they are plastic easy to clean, and a
nylon hop bag fits. They are also narrower then standard carboys so I can cold crash them in my
Posted in thread: Possible experiment... on 04-19-2015 at 12:47 PM
Why not use a Kolsch yeast and do the first week in primary at ale temps and finish it at lager
temps. Because you mention lagering, you have the ability to get down to those temps and that
Posted in thread: First AG brew tomorrow, recipe advice please! on 04-19-2015 at 12:37 PM
I can't say about the IBU's but my beers like this had a smoother bitterness and more flavor
after I moved from a 20 min to a 10 min and flame out with chilling to 180* then either a stand
of 20 min o...