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Posted in thread: Help! My Mild recipe turned out like a Bitter. on 11-25-2015 at 08:08 PM
You don't need any 'mild malt'What you want is a base of plain pale ale malt a bit of
crystal... maybe some 60 and a little 120... some chocolate malt some debittered black malt for
colorYour recipe i...
Posted in thread: Double IPA Yeast Choice on 11-25-2015 at 07:43 PM
Windsor is not a high attenuating yeast. I prefer it for that reason, but it's not going to get
the character you are looking for.
Posted in thread: Keg emergency! HALP! on 11-25-2015 at 12:38 PM
1) Get the gas, check for leaks, spray stuff down with starsan and look for bubbles.2) Purge
the keg, put on gas, check carb level in a small sample. If it feels low, shake carb it.
(purge, 30psi, sha...
Posted in thread: Brewtek on 09-23-2015 at 07:49 PM
What's the recipe and what characteristics are you looking for from the yeast? That would
probably help figure out a good substitute.
Posted in thread: 2 x 1500 elements + scorching on 06-19-2015 at 12:34 PM
I got occasional scotching when I used elements like that.Switch over to the lower watt density
elements if you can. I switched to 120v 1500w elements that are twice as long than that with a
Posted in thread: Element for Brewer's Hardware element enclosure on 04-15-2015 at 05:37 PM
If you have the Brew Hardware enclosure, a simple tiny self tapping screw eliminates the
problem of the element enclosure unscrewing.
Posted in thread: pin lock vs ball lock kegs on 04-14-2015 at 12:36 PM
If you get Pin locks be aware that some disconnects are taller than others. The low profile
disconnects are easier in an confined space setup.
Posted in thread: Missing FG. What do? on 04-03-2015 at 12:14 AM
Calibrate your thermometer for the mash too. You could be off by a couple of degrees and might
have been mashing at 152 or something.
Posted in thread: Do you NEED heat in ferment fridge? on 03-25-2015 at 11:40 AM
There are a couple Belgian recipes where I'm running warmer than 65F by the end of the
fermentation. That's really the only reason why you'd need one.that said, I use a bulb in a
canister light fixtur...
Posted in thread: Very short ferment! on 03-24-2015 at 12:32 PM
Check out the front page if you want more information on the mash!