Last Activity:08-22-2012 12:39 PM
Posted in thread: Needs a dry finish on 01-07-2012 at 11:55 AM
I appreciate the feedback. I've only been brewing about 9 months, so all the info i get helps.
Why lower the mash temperature? What does it do?
Posted in thread: Needs a dry finish on 01-05-2012 at 05:23 PM
What's the reason for a lower mash temperature? I mashed this brew at about 152. I always make
yeast starters. Additionally, i also pretty much hit my OG and FG right on the number, so i
dont think it...
Posted in thread: Needs a dry finish on 01-04-2012 at 11:26 PM
Thanks for the info. I'll cut out the Crystal 20 and up the 2 Row and Munich Malt. I'll let you
know how ut turns out.
Posted in thread: Needs a dry finish on 01-04-2012 at 11:07 PM
Made an American IPA. It us great, but finishes a bit ti sweet. Any suggestions on making it
finish a bit drier.11.5 lbs - Pale Malt (US)1.25 lbs - Crystal Malt 20L.75 lbs - Munich Malt.75
lbs - Caram...
Posted in thread: Using oak chips on 10-26-2011 at 12:53 PM
Yes, do not at bourbon, just the oak chips. I quess the best approach is to boil, siak in
bourbon then add chips to secondary. Thats what i'm gonna try. I'll let you know how it works
Posted in thread: Using oak chips on 10-26-2011 at 10:46 AM
I'm going to put bourbon soaked oak chips into my secondary. Should i boil the oak chips or is
soaking them in bourbon enough for sanitation purposes?
Posted in thread: Long Fermentation on 10-18-2011 at 09:50 PM
Temperature is stable maybe a degree of 2 fluctuation. My basement is around 69 degrees.
Posted in thread: Long Fermentation on 10-18-2011 at 09:49 PM
Total of 5 days in primary. I'm pretty new to brewing, but all my others stopped fermenting
aggressively in roughly 3 days. Just curious if i did something wrong or if that sort of
difference in ferme...
Posted in thread: Long Fermentation on 10-18-2011 at 09:42 PM
Hey all. I just brewed an all grain bock. The OG was sbout 1.061. It has been in the primary
for several days longer (5 days) than any batch i've made before, and it is still working.....
Posted in thread: RIS with Molasses on 10-17-2011 at 11:20 PM
What's a good yeast to use with this brew?