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Posted in thread: Strawberry Blonde Ale on 07-17-2012 at 11:43 PM
Wow, old thread =)Fresh fruit can often have a lot of wild yeasts and bacteria growing on them,
so it's possible you picked up an infection. I'm not really sure what to suggest there other
than be pat...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of BierMuncher's Centennial Blonde have been brewed? on 03-25-2011 at 12:56 AM
Posted in thread: Dunkelweizen Help/Advice on 02-11-2011 at 03:55 AM
I just had a batch blow the top off the fermentor and fill my mini fridge with an inch of
krausen. It poured out when I opened the door. The room still smells after a month.
Posted in thread: Effect of pH on mashing on 12-11-2010 at 05:03 AM
I think I heard that the water profile can also effect beer clarity. Particularly if you don't
have enough calcium.Unless you are curious about it and want to learn, I'd only recommend
looking into it...
Posted in thread: Water help all grain on 12-11-2010 at 04:50 AM
From what I've read, the water grain ratio is only "important" for the mash itself (the part
where you rest for 60 min in the 150-156 range). It generally should between 1.25 and 2.0. This
is so that ...
Posted in thread: Oatmeal stout lacks head.... on 12-10-2010 at 09:02 PM
Flaked barley is another popular choice.Oats have more lipids in them that other grains. I've
read that that can sometimes hurt head retention.
Posted in thread: Sanyo SR 4912M kegerator conversion on 12-07-2010 at 03:08 AM
+1 for Lowes. I finally found an employee who knew where the white board panels were. They were
pretty well hidden amongst some of the other material in the paneling section.I had a heck of a
Posted in thread: Sanyo SR 4912M kegerator conversion on 11-16-2010 at 11:20 PM
VoodooV, I've been pretty much in the same situation as you, I haven't found a good/cheap
replacement for the front door moulding. So far I've only been using the fridge to ferment,
though, and both m...
Posted in thread: Crystal malt sub in sweet stout on 01-20-2009 at 09:41 PM
I don't have the book with me right now, but I think his recipes are for 70% efficiency. I
think the OG on this was 1.060Jamil does tend to aim for 6.5 gallons at the end of the boil
though, that migh...
Posted in thread: Crystal malt sub in sweet stout on 01-20-2009 at 05:35 PM
Jamil's sweet stout doesn't have roasted barley, but his dry stout does.