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Posted in thread: Hefe Weizen 30dC Rule on 06-23-2011 at 12:33 PM
Do you follow Kai's conditioning period at 50dF for a week? I thought you may want to heat up
the fermentor to upper 60s at the conditioning stage to ensure all sugars are converted.Drop it
to 50F onc...
Posted in thread: What do you love/hate about your LHBS?? on 06-22-2011 at 02:12 PM
Cheap bulk grain prices for AG brewers. I drive two hours to buy bulk grain b/c the local place
is so expensive.
Posted in thread: Hefe Weizen 30dC Rule on 06-22-2011 at 01:44 PM
From Kai "On occasions brewers hear of a German rule of thumb that the pitching and
fermentation temperature of a Weissbier should add up to 30. This is a rule that existed but it
has been misinterpre...
Posted in thread: Clear Beer on 05-13-2011 at 06:40 PM
Use Irish Moss. I put in 1 tsp at 15 minutes (i.e., 45 minutes into boil stopping at 60) and I
get crystal clear beer every time.Let's say I don't want to fine my beers? What to do
then?FWIW, I've use...
Posted in thread: Clear Beer on 05-13-2011 at 06:00 PM
Won't a protein rest help with chill haze? Though I'm unsure of the appropriate time and
temperature to accomplish this.Even though cold storage works, it's rather impractical to store
cases of beer i...
Posted in thread: one smack pack, 3 or 4 batches? on 05-13-2011 at 04:43 PM
mr.malty.com has a pitch rate caculator that will estimate your starter size. YOu could always
repitch slurry from your finished batches as well.
Posted in thread: My Ugly Junk- Corona Mill Station... on 05-13-2011 at 01:08 PM
Crank 'er down some more. It looks like there is A LOT of uncrushed grain. If you are worried
about shredding the husks you should condition the malt. Just spray it lightly with water right
Posted in thread: Favorite English Yeast Strain - Poll on 04-29-2011 at 04:57 PM
023. Tastes great, drops super clear. Always use a blow-off tube, it happens every time to me.
Posted in thread: Identify that taste: kolsch-style on 02-19-2011 at 02:14 AM
Hope it's enjoyable. let us know what you learn from the side by side.
Posted in thread: Yeast Washing with Citric Acid on 01-28-2011 at 06:56 PM
My bad. It's apparantly a pH ~3.