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Posted in thread: What are your contrarian/"unpopular" beer opinions? on 02-21-2017 at 08:51 PM
This guy? 389902
Posted in thread: What are your contrarian/"unpopular" beer opinions? on 02-21-2017 at 11:21 AM
Underpitching and deliberately stressing Hefeweizen yeast is silly.
Posted in thread: anyone ever mail their brew and how on 02-20-2017 at 09:27 PM
Antique snow globes, Galileo barometers, lava lamps ...
Posted in thread: NPR: The 'Haze Craze' 2/20/17 on 02-20-2017 at 08:42 PM
I usually put a pound of white wheat in with an IPA, so I never bother fining them. A tad hazy?
Sure. But definitely not murky/opaque/OJ.
Posted in thread: NPR: The 'Haze Craze' 2/20/17 on 02-20-2017 at 07:00 PM
I accidentally jostled a keg of Yooper's Fizzy Yellow beer last summer and it looked like OJ
for a couple of pours. Who knew I was such a trendy guy?
Posted in thread: What the F'ing Haze on 02-20-2017 at 12:31 PM
They say don't use Irish Moss if you're using a plate chiller. Here's my routine: keg the beer
and put it in the fridge. Next day when it's nice and cold (the same temp you plan to serve it)
pour 1 pa...
Posted in thread: Lagering on 02-20-2017 at 11:59 AM
You can do a pseudo-lager/Mocktoberfest with ale yeast and it'll be just fine. Try Wyeast 1007
German Ale yeast, and I hear Nottingham also works well.
Posted in thread: Wyeat 1007 on 02-18-2017 at 01:29 PM
It's a great yeast and ferments super clean in mid 50s. You're in good shape. Once it gets
going, it'll probably get a HUGE fluffy krausen so def have a blowoff tube.
Posted in thread: What is the best way to step up a starter? on 02-18-2017 at 01:09 PM
Y'know, you COULD do the whole make one starter, decant, step up the dregs, etc. etc. thing OR
you could just make a 2 gallon batch of a patersbier (or however big the calculator says) and
use the yea...
Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 02-18-2017 at 11:37 AM
Sheesh. Last weekend, I got all excited because "Wow! It's gonna be way up in the mid 40s!
Maybe even as high as 48! I better brew because who knows when it'll be that warm again!"
Yesterday it was a ...