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Posted in thread: Temperature controllers on 10-21-2013 at 09:06 AM
My next venture is to start experimenting with lagers. As such I plan on purchasing a
tempertaure controller. My question is, is there a functional difference between the digital
and analog controller...
Posted in thread: Decoction mashing in ales on 09-13-2013 at 08:17 PM
I plan on trying my hand at lagers in the near future and have been doing some research to this
end. Many people recommend decoction mashing in lagers from what I've seen. My question is,
would there ...
Posted in thread: Barley vs. Rye on 09-13-2013 at 07:39 PM
OK, that's about what I thought. I'll have to have a talk with "my guy". Thanks
Posted in thread: Barley vs. Rye on 09-13-2013 at 06:52 PM
I recently ordered a recipe in which I requested flaked rye and got flaked barley. Are these
Posted in thread: Fresh hop ipa on 09-02-2013 at 01:10 PM
Have you made in the past? Does it come out tasting much different than dried?I am doing my wet
hop recipe for the first time this week(hopefully). From the research I've done, wet hops don't
Posted in thread: Blonde ale & strawberrys on 08-24-2013 at 04:02 PM
I have heard the extracts give a medicinal flavor to the finished beer. .I've used raspberry
extract before and it tasted like cough syrup. I assume strawberry would have a likely result.
Posted in thread: Going all grain. What equipment do i need? on 08-24-2013 at 03:56 PM
I'm glad you asked this question because I want to start as well. Does it matter if your mash
tun is rectangle or circle? Is the HLT necessary? I was going to get 10 gallon coolers in case
I want to u...
Posted in thread: Wet hop advice on 08-18-2013 at 05:14 PM
Here's a link I found: that fresh hops is about 77% moisture, dry is about 10% moisture.
Invert those for 23% dry matter and 90% dry matter. If you wanted 1 oz dry, it would contain .9
oz dry matter....
Posted in thread: Wet hop advice on 08-18-2013 at 02:37 PM
Hello all. I grew hops (cascade and centennial) for the first time this year. As a first season
yield, I am pleasantly surprised to get a yield of somewhere in the 2lb range for 4 plants (2
of each). ...
Posted in thread: Crazy sediment on 07-30-2013 at 09:17 PM
How long was it in the primary? It may be that you kegged it before it had a chance to clarify
enough. Or maybe you accidentally got some trub into the keg.I would try cold crashing it a
couple days a...