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Posted in thread: Hot Smelling English IPA on 12-06-2013 at 03:11 AM
+1 to skunfunk....at an OG of 1.057, you probably 3-4 times as much yeast as you needed. I'm
not hugely familiar with over pitching that much but it could certainly cause some flavor
Posted in thread: Oaking an Imperial Stout on 12-05-2013 at 09:24 PM
Hey hey...I have an Imperial Stout that came in around 10-11% ABV that has been sitting in the
secondary for about 5 months now aging. I've recently thought about adding some oak to this
brew, it tast...
Posted in thread: I have a Yeast load question!!!! on 12-05-2013 at 04:13 AM
Higher gravity worts will benefit from pitching more yeast, so using 2 packs won't hurt
anything. Rehydrating the yeast will help acclimate the cells before you dump them into the
wort. See link for i...
Posted in thread: Blichmanns floor burner? on 12-05-2013 at 03:56 AM
I love mine, it gets 8 gals of cold water to mash temps in about 20 mins and has no problem
boiling 8+gals. Very well made too.
Posted in thread: Stuck or done? on 12-05-2013 at 03:50 AM
Agree with hynck....let it go to at least 3 weeks, take another gravity reading, let it go
another week and then bottle.
Posted in thread: I have a Yeast load question!!!! on 12-05-2013 at 03:42 AM
I think S-04 will easily chew through 9.1 abv. Make sure to rehydrate and pitch enough cells
and you'll be fine.
Posted in thread: How long will StarSan keep? on 12-04-2013 at 05:30 PM
As long as it has been sealed up tight, you should be good.
Posted in thread: Using keg as bottling bucket? on 08-19-2013 at 04:15 PM
I have an Imperial Stout (about 11% ABV) that has been in secondary for about 3 months and I'm
looking to bottle condition it further. Since I've been kegging, I don't really have a bottling
Posted in thread: Book? Software? on 08-11-2013 at 07:40 PM
+1 on getting both Designing Great Beers and Beersmith. Beersmith will do all kinds of
calculations for you and make your brew day easier and help you design recipes. The book will
tell you how those ...
Posted in thread: How long should I give it to settle? on 08-11-2013 at 07:36 PM
Probably a few days at room temperature, if you can chill it, it may drop clear sooner.