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Posted in thread: Large mouth carboy from Northern Brewer on 11-26-2013 at 05:40 PM
I'm also very intrigued, and in particular, with the lid/airlock design. The website pictures
aren't as clear as I'd like.
Posted in thread: Bread Flavor in Paulaner Helles and Bitburger? on 09-13-2013 at 01:18 PM
A few months have passed; still no "french baguette flavor;" my most recent attempts included a
triple decoction with appropriate rests. My conclusion, so far, is in the maltsters. I've
learned that e...
Posted in thread: Carboys: when to rack to secondary? on 06-07-2013 at 01:23 PM
The debate on to secondary or not will ensue indefinitely. It's all about preference. I rarely
do and it seems the trend is the risk of oxygen and bacteria aren't worth the minimal effects
of a second...
Posted in thread: Green Beer or Lacto on 06-07-2013 at 01:14 PM
Thanks for the quick reply. The tartness isn't strong at all so if it is acetylaldehyde, I
think I'm in good shape. I was also curious if one could even detect the effects of a lacto
infection on day ...
Posted in thread: Green Beer or Lacto on 06-07-2013 at 11:28 AM
I just recently isolated and remedied a lacto infection I found growing in my march pump.
Things were boiled, replaced, soaked, and sanitized. I'm fairly certain it's gone. That said,I
just brewed an ...
Posted in thread: Bread Flavor in Paulaner Helles and Bitburger? on 12-29-2012 at 05:04 AM
Thanks for all the advice guys. I may bump up the CaCO3 and decoct as well.
Posted in thread: Bread Flavor in Paulaner Helles and Bitburger? on 12-21-2012 at 11:51 PM
Thanks for the suggestion! I know how light and simple Bitburger is, but yet sooo bready.
Posted in thread: Bread Flavor in Paulaner Helles and Bitburger? on 12-15-2012 at 01:14 AM
Posted in thread: Bread Flavor in Paulaner Helles and Bitburger? on 12-13-2012 at 04:38 PM
I'll make this as simple as I can. I've been brewing all-grain for 10 years, lagers for 2. I've
recently become obsessed with trying to replicate the explicit BREAD flavor that you find in a
Posted in thread: Hot Break Reabsorbtion? on 10-01-2012 at 05:59 PM
I hear ya; just a little concerned on this one, it seemed extra milky/cloudy. It was my first
time using the whirlpool, so I was unable to detect a cold break given the continually agitated