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Posted in thread: Mashing Pumkin Saison help on 10-21-2016 at 03:58 PM
Could be that it's just working very slowly. Another possibility that comes to mind is that the
leftover 3724 became active again in secondary and is now slowly eating the last of the sugars
that the ...
Posted in thread: Hop ratios for a hop bomb on 10-13-2016 at 02:49 AM
It seems like you've got some good pointers for moving forward. I would echo the advice to mash
lower. Your goal should be a low FG. The drier the beer, the better the bitterness and hop
punch is able...
Posted in thread: First 10 gallon batch tell me your mistake so I don't make it too😂 on 10-06-2016 at 04:55 AM
Why didn't you wait 10 minutes for the ice to melt? If it was in the tubing, you could just
have submerged that part into the wort and waited the 10 minutes.The snow insulated the pot.
Better to leave...
Posted in thread: Smoked IPA recipe on 10-05-2016 at 02:19 PM
Would it be reasonable to contact the brewery and ask them what sort of ingredients they use
for certain beers?Yes, do it. This happens all the time, and most craft breweries are very
generous about s...
Posted in thread: First 10 gallon batch tell me your mistake so I don't make it too😂 on 10-05-2016 at 02:03 AM
There's your chiller right there, should have abandoned it in place and let it chill, burying
in a snowbank is a warm igloo for your hot kettle. I do give credit for brewing in such adverse
Posted in thread: Yeast starter oddity on 10-04-2016 at 10:07 PM
Read guys! As the OP said, this is starter wort.D'oh! You are right, I misunderstood (not from
lack of reading, just from an abundance of stupid). Either way, OP, I don't think that sediment
Posted in thread: First 10 gallon batch tell me your mistake so I don't make it too😂 on 10-04-2016 at 10:02 PM
The biggest mistake I made on my first 10 gallon batch probably won't apply to your situation,
but I'll tell you anyway. I brewed a pale ale in the dead of Chicago winter on my buddy's
patio. We got a...
Posted in thread: I want to reuse yeast for the first time on 10-04-2016 at 09:42 PM
Honestly, I'm not sure I would reuse yeast from batch to batch with the beers you've listed.
Yeast tend to get stressed when fermenting high gravity beers like that, and aren't always
healthy enough t...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3711 French Saison on 10-04-2016 at 09:35 PM
I was not expecting a sour beer with this yeast. 2 consecutive batches turned out sour. Kegged
first batch in April 2016. It's been getting more and more like vinegar from then up til I last
Posted in thread: Yeast starter oddity on 10-04-2016 at 03:56 PM
^ +1 Thought that was the whole point