Last Activity:11-23-2015 5:57 PM
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Posted in thread: General question regards beer competition on 11-23-2015 at 05:55 PM
Do the rules definitely require the recipe? Some competition software programs have a recipe
detail part of it, but they are not always required. However, if the comp is one where the Best
of Show win...
Posted in thread: Ss Brewtech’s Biggest Baddest Holiday Giveaway Ever! on 11-23-2015 at 05:11 PM
Please enter me! If I am ever going to win one of these drawings, please make it this one
please oh mighty beer gods!
Posted in thread: High final gravity question on 11-12-2015 at 02:07 PM
Did you make starters or just pitch the smack pack? With your OG for both, while a smack pack
will work, it's really not enough yeast. Using YeastCalc calculator, assuming 5 gallon
Posted in thread: California Lager Yeast = Fail on 11-12-2015 at 01:44 PM
Other question: why does 3 gallon in a 3 gallon fermenter require less yeast than 3 gallons
divided into 3 1 gallon fermenters?It doesn't. Again using Mr. Malty and selecting hybrid (not
lager since t...
Posted in thread: California Lager Yeast = Fail on 11-10-2015 at 06:55 PM
So lager yeast but fermented at ale temps...first off pitching at 80F was way to high for that
yeast. You would have been better off pitching at 60. And you definitely did not have enough
yeast as a h...
Posted in thread: HomebrewSupply Recipe Giveaway on 10-27-2015 at 03:55 PM
I am in...Robust Beard Porter for me.
Posted in thread: Brewing Style Question - Oatmeal stout or foreign on 10-27-2015 at 03:48 PM
You could enter it in both just to see what the judges say if you wanted to pay for the two
entry fees. Otherwise, I would say enter it as an Oatmeal Stout. Is the comp using the 2008
guidelines or 20...
Posted in thread: Fermentation behavior: Wyeast 1056 vs. White Labs WLP001? on 10-27-2015 at 03:32 PM
Take a gravity reading two days in a row and see if there is any change. Most likely it's just
CO2 venting through the airlock at this point. At those high temps, even at 74F, fermentation
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 10-22-2015 at 01:55 PM
22,191+5 Winter Warmer/Oatmeal Stout=22,196
Posted in thread: Bottling after 5°C fermentation on 10-19-2015 at 05:16 PM
Store at room temp, the yeast that is left will not wake up and eat the sugar at cold temps and
your bottles would not carbonate.