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Posted in thread: adding dark grains at vorlauf on 01-22-2013 at 03:45 PM
So I assume the roasted malts will still have an affect on the pH. The grain will acidify the
steeping water or the mash water if it is added at dough in or end of the mash during the
vorlauf. Would w...
Posted in thread: Selecting Cones for Low Resin to Chlorophyll Ratios on 01-07-2013 at 09:08 PM
I'm not so sure that this concept will pull through. I just read that it is hexanols which are
the chief contributor of grassy aromas.
Posted in thread: Dry hopping on 11-30-2012 at 11:55 AM
I worry about sanitizing the rubber band enough with sanitizer. Seems to me they are a bit
porous to sit right in your beer as your siphoning beer around/by it. Do you boil it first?
Posted in thread: Raisins for carbonation? on 11-30-2012 at 11:51 AM
Three raisins carbed perfectlyWell it sure looks good to me, but how does it taste?Scooter, a
spiced beer sounds like a great idea. I'm salivating about using them in a nut brown ale to
Posted in thread: Aging Edwort's Apfelwein on 11-29-2012 at 12:30 PM
And if you've read tons of other discussions, even in his thread, you will see how many folks
have come to realize that apfelwein seriously improves with age....I have and I agree.
Posted in thread: Dry hopping on 11-28-2012 at 02:50 PM
There are some experiments that say 3-6 hours is more than enough to affect the beer: like the
idea how it doesn't matter what form of hop(pellet or whole) you use as aroma extraction occurs
Posted in thread: Did I kill my yeast with StarSan? on 11-28-2012 at 02:40 PM
it really doesn't matter what temp you ferment your starter at. You make a starter to reproduce
more yeast, not to drink the starter beer. It doesn't matter if the beer on top has off flavors
Posted in thread: Aging Edwort's Apfelwein on 11-28-2012 at 02:33 PM
I don't know anything about a "six week minimum," I don't think about bottling mine for a
minimum of 6 months. Then I don't touch those bottles for another 6 months minimum. I'm
drinking some 2 year o...
Posted in thread: Raisins for carbonation? on 11-27-2012 at 11:38 AM
I'll have a black butte porter clone ready to bottle in a week or so that I will use raisins in
if no one has done this by then. It can't be that hard. I wonder what the minimum amount of
beers would ...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping on 11-27-2012 at 11:00 AM
It'll make a difference. Is it worth it? That depends on if you're the type of guy who loves
buying and throwing hops at every step in making beer or the type that is pinching others hop
sacks you're ...