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Posted in thread: Belgian Candi Sugar Substitute on 07-05-2011 at 01:49 AM
Thanks for the feedback - so there isn't a significant different using British vs. American
crystal (assuming same Lovibond)?
Posted in thread: Belgian Candi Sugar Substitute on 07-02-2011 at 02:37 AM
I'm planning on making a Belgian Abbey Ale - the recipe calls for Belgian Clear Candi Sugar - I
have a pack of "Light Candi Sugar" - doesn't say "Belgian". Is it the same thing? Are there any
Posted in thread: Prepping fresh yeast from brewery on 03-20-2011 at 02:14 AM
An acquaintence from a local brewery is going to give me a fresh batch of ale yeast the day
before my next brew. My first thought is (after being in the fridge overnight) to let it warm
up to room tem...
Posted in thread: Scotch Ale & Inverted Sugar on 03-16-2011 at 01:37 AM
Thanks - if lime juice itself works, I might just use that instead - one less detail to fret
over. We have plenty of it around the house.With lime juice - how much would you suggest
using?Is there an ...
Posted in thread: Scotch Ale & Inverted Sugar on 03-15-2011 at 04:12 PM
I've heard of people using citric acid, lactic acid, or lemon juice - anyone have an idea as to
which one works best?
Posted in thread: Scotch Ale & Inverted Sugar on 03-14-2011 at 07:33 PM
I'm assuming this simply needs to inverted sugar which, based on your feedback, appears to be
fairly straightforward. Thanks for the feedback.
Posted in thread: Scotch Ale & Inverted Sugar on 03-14-2011 at 02:30 AM
I'm looking at a couple of strong scotch ale recipes that call for inverted sugar (actually
Lyle's golden syrup) - found out this stuff is ridiculously expensive. Talked to an experienced
home brewer ...
Posted in thread: Activated lager yeast too soon on 02-04-2011 at 11:24 AM
I was planning to make a starter for my lager yeast last night (thursday) for brewing on
Saturday. I activated the wyeast pack (it was an activator) thursday but had to cancel plans
for the starter. I...
Posted in thread: Lager Fermentations - blow off tube? on 01-31-2011 at 07:43 PM
Primary will be 6.5 gal and this will be a 5 gal batch.
Posted in thread: Lager Fermentations - blow off tube? on 01-31-2011 at 04:42 PM
I know that if you're brewing a high gravity ale, it's often good to use a blow off tube. Would
the same be true for a high gravity lager? If lager fermentations are much slower than ale