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Posted in thread: Is it possible to over ferment on 12-23-2011 at 07:40 PM
Leave it in primary. A lot of us primary for 3-4 weeks and keg/bottle after without secondary.
Posted in thread: Lagunitas ipa clone on 12-23-2011 at 12:52 AM
0 minute means you add the hops once you shut off the heat and start cooling.
Posted in thread: My First Lager Starter on 11-24-2011 at 01:14 PM
The reason Jamil’s starter size is so large is because he advocates pitching cold (45f or
so) and letting the beer raise to fermentation temp (50f).Whitelabs/Wyeat suggests pitching
Posted in thread: EZ Water Calculator 3.0 on 08-31-2011 at 01:08 AM
Any chance for a metric version like 2.0 had?
Posted in thread: holy f#$%&*g crap man on 08-27-2011 at 10:40 PM
2 things I can see...No rice hulls or other lautering aids. That mash was sticky with all that
pumpkinNo mash out to raise the grain bed temp to 168-170 to further liquify the sugars.My
guess is you l...
Posted in thread: 2nd year cascade questions on 08-27-2011 at 01:52 PM
My second year cascade plant is acting a little strange. It's about 20' tall and there are
quite a few cones but they are small, maybe 1/2 the size of the centennials next to it. They do
have lots of ...
Posted in thread: English Beers always have Tart/twangy Off flavor on 08-17-2011 at 12:56 PM
In BCS, his ESB recipe doesn't have Special Roast. Only the ordinary and special bitters do.I
beleive it's Maris Otter, C120 and aromatic for his ESB now (I'm brewing his ESB this
weekend)Most of his ...
Posted in thread: English Beers always have Tart/twangy Off flavor on 08-17-2011 at 12:08 PM
I second the Special Roast.I've brewed JZ's ordnary and special bitters before and there was a
twang/tartness also (both with different yeasts, WY1028 and WLP007).JZ's Northen English and
Posted in thread: Orval Clone - BCS on 08-05-2011 at 12:26 AM
I brewed up Jamil's Belgian Specialty ale (Orval-ish clone) from BCS a few weeks ago. Grain
bill was the same (which included 1lb of table sugar) but I used Wyeast's PC 3739 Flanders
Golden ale yeast ...
Posted in thread: reboiling bottled beer to get rid of DMS on 06-22-2011 at 08:47 PM
Couple of issues that I can see...1 - Pilsner malt - Beers with a large percentage of pils malt
need a 90 minute boil to drive off DMS2 - Weak boil3 - Long cooling time - Need to drop the
temp to unde...