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Posted in thread: priming temp clarification on 07-23-2013 at 09:23 PM
Thanks for the feedback. That was my gut impression, but the more I read on the subject, the
more confused I get. :mug:
Posted in thread: priming temp clarification on 07-16-2013 at 11:56 PM
I am under the impression that you prime based on the highest temperature your fermentation
bucket reaches. Say I have an ale that reached a peak of 70 F while fermenting in the basement,
but when i b...
Posted in thread: skipping starter to favor phenolic flavor on 10-09-2012 at 10:35 PM
thanks for the advice. ill do a starter and pitch low. what will the rest at 113F do for my
Posted in thread: skipping starter to favor phenolic flavor on 10-09-2012 at 03:57 PM
i am planning on doing a 5 gal batch of dunkelweizen, OG 1.055, this weekend. i am looking to
mute the banana-like qualities and focus on the clove character. i already plan to ferment this
one with w...
Posted in thread: how to calculate water/grist ratio for pumpkin ale on 08-27-2012 at 08:10 PM
all in all the pumpkin brew went well. i went with 1.5 qts/lb, 10.6 lbs grain, 5 lbs roasted
pumpkin puree. added a lb of rice hulls. mashed at 155 for 115 minutes. fly sparged with 190
degree HL. the...
Posted in thread: how to calculate water/grist ratio for pumpkin ale on 08-25-2012 at 10:28 PM
thank you all for very sound advice. i brew tomorrow and will post my results.
Posted in thread: how to calculate water/grist ratio for pumpkin ale on 08-25-2012 at 02:10 AM
maybe i will just keep my ratio low, 1.1, and see what happens. dont know why i am splittin the
atom here anyway. probably wind up with a stuck sparge and have to use the batch for
feritilizer. i dont...
Posted in thread: how to calculate water/grist ratio for pumpkin ale on 08-25-2012 at 01:39 AM
cool,thanks. 1.25 was what i was thinkin. what was your ppg for the pumpkin add? think that
might have affected your og? how far off were you?
Posted in thread: how to calculate water/grist ratio for pumpkin ale on 08-25-2012 at 12:50 AM
im doin a pumpkin ale this weekend and i am trying to figure out a grist/water ratio. I am
using roughly 5 lbs canned pumpkin puree and 10 lbs grain for a 5.5 gallon batch. i prefer my
mash on the thi...
Posted in thread: Mash Tun with stainless steel braided weave hose on 05-27-2012 at 08:23 PM
ive been using an 18" long, 3/4" diameter hose in a unique configuration born of frustration
and miscellaneous parts laying around. i just lined it with 3/8" silicone tubing to prevent
collapse and it...