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Posted in thread: Has anyone tried this quick-lagering method? on 08-01-2015 at 02:30 AM
Perhaps, if you are only interested in clear beer. But my understanding and experience is that
there are numerous chemical reactions that take place with lower temperatures that create that
Posted in thread: Has anyone tried this quick-lagering method? on 07-31-2015 at 04:56 AM
I'd say that this technique is based on the belief that the main reason that lagers are
traditionally lagered for so long is to clear them. But clearing the beer on a homebrew scale
can much more quic...
Posted in thread: Dry Hop Mixup on 07-25-2015 at 04:46 PM
Unfortunately, I don't think you'll get much aroma at all from the Hallertau. I would consider
adding the Cascade, as well. How much Hallertau did you drop in?
Posted in thread: Sweetness from hopbursting? on 07-17-2015 at 11:04 PM
I've had this issue with big double IPAs that have no crystal and finish at around 1.010. It's
been with citrusy hops like Amarillo and Mosaic where the vast majority of hops are whirlpool.
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 07-12-2015 at 07:10 AM
I can't speak for the shipping times now, but I ordered my Pico from MoreBeer in April, and I
received it (with a keg) within a week or so of ordering.I've got 38 batches with it and love
it -- absolu...
Posted in thread: Anyone kegged a 1.070 around 11 days? on 07-08-2015 at 04:38 AM
I've been completely won over by Brulosophy's assertion that most beers can be turned around a
lot more quickly than the current conventional wisdom states so long as the yeast pitch is
large, and fer...
Posted in thread: what water has nothing in it? on 07-05-2015 at 02:10 AM
Reverse osmosis distilled is the way to go. I just take my fermenters over to the grocery
store, where they have one of those big RO machines. I fill up the fermenters for 32 cents a
gallon and I'm on...
Posted in thread: Show us your Kegerator on 06-24-2015 at 10:56 PM
286515286517 Four taps, holds a dozen kegs. I also have a dedicated upright. Lots and lots of
lagering space!Might be time for some more taps on that bad boy!
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 06-23-2015 at 01:40 AM
I just watched some videos of the Braukaiser and Grainfather and they seem like more
maintenance and more hassle. I'd stick to my BIAB set up over them.Once you set it up, The
PicoBrew appears to be a...
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 06-21-2015 at 09:31 PM
The attraction of the system (for me, at least) is (a) repeatability and (b) ease of use and
(c) easy to sanitize.The repeatability is key. You can tweak a batch in the editor, make it
once, and then ...