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Posted in thread: Fish vs Beef Gelatin on 02-27-2016 at 06:59 PM
I tried agar agar once, you could see it floating around in suspense for a couple of days, and
after cold crashing it, it sank to the bottom. The carboy looked very clear and I got really
Posted in thread: Stuck at 1.022, what to do? on 02-22-2016 at 10:10 AM
13% crystal is a bit higher than recommended for IPAs (5-8%), plus the 4% Carapils being
dextrins, puts it at 17% of unfermentables.Thank you for the yeast reference, I can't remember
all the differen...
Posted in thread: Stuck at 1.022, what to do? on 02-21-2016 at 03:03 PM
Pitching new yeast may or may not help, and if so chosen it should be done when it's at high
krausen. But first the OP needs to check the recipe for an excess of non-fermentables (crystal
Posted in thread: Stuck at 1.022, what to do? on 02-21-2016 at 01:57 PM
is what i'm basing my opinion on. Even at 161F it finished at 1.014 final gravity.The lower
temp - 148F - and the higher temp - 161F - finished 9 points in difference. Which is a lot.This
Posted in thread: Stuck at 1.022, what to do? on 02-21-2016 at 12:04 PM
Hi! We brewed an ipa a couple of weeks ago, and fermented it with california ale 5 (from
starter). By accident we mashed it a little higher than we wanted, at 69C/156F.Measured og was
1.057, and now i...
Posted in thread: closet cleaner, return of the ipa on 01-10-2016 at 08:59 PM
Way too much crystal IMHO, I would cut the specialty malts to 10% max. As for hops Columbus
would work well for bittering. I personally like flavor hops to have a pine/citrus combo.
Simcoe and Amarill...
Posted in thread: closet cleaner, return of the ipa on 01-10-2016 at 04:39 PM
Hi! Me and my friend have been brewing saisons, esb:s and christmas ales the last batches, and
now when the holidays are over, I feel the urge for hoppy beers again. But since the winter's
Posted in thread: Might have underpitched my xmas ale? on 08-31-2015 at 12:59 PM
Hi!Me and a friend brewed a dark christmas ale yesterday night (so about twelve hours ago),
kind of inspired by the amazing N'ice Couffe. We brewed 21 liters/5.5 gallons, and the og ended
up at 1.093 ...
Posted in thread: First wort hopping in BIAB - add hops to mash? on 02-22-2015 at 03:17 PM
Do you guys use about the same amount as a 60 min addition, or more/less? Because i guess you
do this instead of 60 min, right?
Posted in thread: Best crisp ale yeast for kind-of-cold cellar on 09-23-2014 at 09:45 PM
after some investigations (and looking for what's available at my lhbs), I think I'll try the
1007! Thanks for the help! I'll report back with results!