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Posted in thread: Yeast for a smoked porter on 05-23-2013 at 02:09 PM
thanks for the imput.im using 1-2 ounces of peat smoked malt. ive used 3-4 oz in the past & it
was overwhelming. I was planning on mashing low, probably 150 as well.think im going for 001.
Posted in thread: Is wheat beer ok for yeast starter ? on 05-22-2013 at 05:53 PM
You could just freeze it.
Posted in thread: Yeast for a smoked porter on 05-22-2013 at 05:51 PM
Planning on a smoked porter this weekend and have a few choices for yeast. I have WLP 002, WLP
013 and WLP 001. I was leaning to 013 but considered using 001 to allow the smokey/scotchy
flavor come th...
Posted in thread: Belgian beers essential ingrediants on 05-16-2013 at 06:24 PM
Well i changed it up some. I need to start planning ahead and get my online orders set in
advance, seems like im always subbing things at the last minute. That being said, I did want a
Posted in thread: Bottles drying on 05-10-2013 at 01:14 PM
Ive been using my dishwasher to sanitize since I got started. Ive done it both with and without
detergent. In fact, my whole bottling process revolves around the dishwasher. I sanitize them
and then f...
Posted in thread: Candi sugar in non Belgian styles on 05-08-2013 at 03:11 PM
ANyone ever use candi sugar to up the OG of bigger beers. Specifically in say a IIPA,
barleywine or imperial stout.If so, what type did you use and did you have good results?
Posted in thread: Belgian beers essential ingrediants on 05-03-2013 at 05:12 PM
Thanks for all the responses. I put together a recipe that Im going to try after I built up a
good colony of Chimay yeast...8 lbs pilsen2 lbs vienna2 lbs munich 4 oz aromatic4 oz special
b1lb light ca...
Posted in thread: Belgian beers essential ingrediants on 05-03-2013 at 12:47 PM
I havent brewed any belgian style beers other than a wit. I was just gifted some Chimay and was
planning on harveting the yeast and trying a batch. I was putting together a recipe and want to
get a co...
Posted in thread: Yeast storage temps on 04-29-2013 at 04:44 PM
Ive been keeping my washed yeast in a little wine cooler that I picked up last fall for $15. It
was great throught the winter, but the last couple of days the temps inside have been hovering
in the up...
Posted in thread: White Lightning Clone & Grains of Paradise on 04-23-2013 at 01:23 PM
Just a note on this recipe, I was strongly advised to not use more than a full ounce on a 5 gal
batch. I cut it down to 3/4 this time around. Next time I might up it some.