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  • Posted in thread: Did Anybody do a lager vs ale (neutral ale yeast) comparaison with the same recipe? on 02-13-2016 at 11:40 AM
    The difference between 833 and 2124 was the malt character. Both were very good brews, the 2124
    had more malt aftertaste. We are doing 4 different beers splitting between these yeasts, so
    we'll see wh...

  • Posted in thread: Did Anybody do a lager vs ale (neutral ale yeast) comparaison with the same recipe? on 02-10-2016 at 12:41 PM
    So, just tapped that scenario, made my house ale which is a honey Kolsch,split it 3 ways, 5 gal
    2565, 2.5 on 2124, 2.5 on 833. My buddy and I were making lager starters for a big brew so
    instead of to...

  • Posted in thread: Struggling with efficiency -- Need Help on 02-08-2016 at 01:10 PM
    Aso don't overlook the mash out. If you are batch sparging and are keeping the pH in the 5.2
    -5.6 range then you can go over 170* a little without tannin extraction and getting all those
    sugars out. M...

  • Posted in thread: Accidental no-chill on 02-08-2016 at 01:00 PM
    You might not notice extra bitterness because that last addition is a flavor and without the
    intense boiling the alpha acid to isoalpha conversion is limited and the sense is that the
    bitterness is mu...

  • Posted in thread: Thoughts on this recipe? Sierra Nevada old chico on 02-07-2016 at 12:52 PM
    I would try to add more 2 row and less DME just to help with the lautering. I've also found
    that a 10-20 min ~122* protein rest lets me use less rice hulls for a good run off. I like the
    hops combo an...

  • Posted in thread: Anybody else like brewing beer better than drinking it? on 02-07-2016 at 12:40 PM
    Even though I do a fair amount of drinking,I am soooo caught up in the brewing part. I do
    something (other than drinking) for beer every day. I set up an indoor 10 gal system that i
    invite people over...

  • Posted in thread: malto dextrin in lieu of cara-pils on 02-03-2016 at 02:49 PM
    malto-dextrin has a GU of 40 ppg, carapils is ~33 ppg

  • Posted in thread: Krausen still holding strong, too early to dry hop? on 01-26-2016 at 09:50 PM
    All those Chico yeasts hang around for a while, I do a 3 week then dry hop rite in primary for
    up to 2 weeks. Every beer i've ever made was at FG in 3 weeks, some go into a keg some lager.

  • Posted in thread: Is it worth it to harvest a stone beer? on 01-23-2016 at 11:20 AM
    I was just at a brewing conference with Chris White as a speaker and the question was asked
    about Stone yeast and he said they supply them with a proprietary yeast,and he didn't think
    anyone else had ...

  • Posted in thread: Best Way To Boil on 01-06-2016 at 12:08 PM
    Before I built my basement brewery with induction burners, I brewed outside. When the hoses are
    off I just let it cool overnite outside (no chill) if left in the kettle what could happen? In
    fact I di...

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