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Posted in thread: Is there a name for it? on 02-16-2016 at 12:15 PM
Once you add yeast and fermentation begins, it's technically beer. Doesn't even have to leave
Posted in thread: Conditioning on 02-14-2016 at 01:17 PM
Most big beers will develop more complex character with age. Bulk aging has the advantage of
improving consistency and some say makes an overall better product. My preference is to bulk
age in a secon...
Posted in thread: Do I need to sparge if I recirculation with pump? on 02-08-2016 at 03:03 AM
What's the difference ?Conversion efficiency vs Lauter efficiency.
Posted in thread: Do I need to sparge if I recirculation with pump? on 02-08-2016 at 02:50 AM
Then do the iodine test. Did this with a sparge out today but found the sparge was a waste of
time.Iodine test will tell you if you have starches that need converting, not if you need to
sparge to get...
Posted in thread: 3rd Annual Homebrew Competition on 01-07-2016 at 01:55 PM
Entry fee is $15.per entry? :eek:
Posted in thread: Beginner's Temp Controller? on 01-01-2016 at 09:45 PM
Inkbird itc-308? $35 gets you wired, 2 stage temp controller.
Posted in thread: Pitch Amount Question on 12-31-2015 at 01:56 PM
Cause I want to harvest some for a future batch. It's WLP515 and it's not easy to get
here.Could be argued that your two gallon batch is a starter. Harvest from there. ;)
Posted in thread: Secondary temp on 12-16-2015 at 02:49 PM
Over time I think you'll find that, with good racking skills, clarity is actually better if you
leave your beer in the primary for the extra time it would have spent in a secondary, but yeast
Posted in thread: Secondary temp on 12-16-2015 at 01:35 PM
And to further answer your questions, if you plan to bottle this beer, you'll have to keg it in
order to make great beer like I do. ;)
Posted in thread: To Secondary or Not? John Palmer and Jamil Zainasheff Weigh In on 11-18-2015 at 01:53 PM
Could it be that a portion of the yeast prefer to flocculate and "rest" while their
"friends/colleagues" fight over the buffet? Once their "friends/colleagues" have had their fill
the minority "un-flo...