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Posted in thread: What is the correct formula for calculating abv? on 01-07-2015 at 03:28 AM
IMO for hobbyist purposes it doesn't particularly matter. Choosing one, or specifying the one
you use is of more use. Both of these are estimates and as such not intended for any use beyond
Posted in thread: Washing "stressed yeast" on 12-20-2014 at 06:40 PM
To a point. The downside is at higher temperatures they produce more esters that negatively
affect flavor and aroma. Once you get into the mid-upper 80's and 90's the temperature affects
the yeast hea...
Posted in thread: A little help please on 12-18-2014 at 11:23 PM
If you've got the time, the various 'sticky' threads here and on other brewing forums contain
all of the information you need to get started. Beyond that there are some great beer blogs,
Posted in thread: Washing "stressed yeast" on 12-18-2014 at 10:37 PM
Are you willing to wager a brew session's worth of ingredients and time on a yeast that may
give you bad beer?Unless it was some hard to get strain or you just wanted to practice your
methods I wouldn...
Posted in thread: Advice on a small AG rig on 12-03-2014 at 06:46 PM
With a little planning you can optimize a MLT for 2-3 gallon batches, but still have it work
with 5G batches. BIAB is nice, and that's what I've been doing. Ask yourself how often you'll
be brewing ex...
Posted in thread: How much Roasted Barley is too much???? on 11-26-2014 at 04:41 PM
My experience lines up with the BYO article. Using +10% roast barely can increase burnt off
flavors if you don't manage the mash pH. This will probably have very roasty flavors. I
wouldn't be worried ...
Posted in thread: Can I reuse an empty PBW bucket? on 11-22-2014 at 07:44 PM
FWIW. HDPE(#2) can be an FDA approved food safe plastic BUT it has to come from virgin
material. That is no recycled HDPE is allowed into containers marketed for contact with food.
So your PBW contain...
Posted in thread: Mouse Vapor on 11-20-2014 at 08:01 PM
Is this meme about you Owly?
Posted in thread: mash volumes? on 11-16-2014 at 12:08 AM
In general, so long as you're within the 1-2qts/lb of grain things will work well. You can go
higher or lower in some instances but depending on style it can impact flavor or clarity. The
Posted in thread: Has my Makgeolli batch gone bad? on 11-16-2014 at 12:00 AM