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Posted in thread: Vacuum sealing hops and aroma on 12-11-2013 at 04:18 PM
^Agreed. The only thing you could possibly be vacuuming out are aromatics that are already in
the airspace of the bag of hops.(The awesome puff of aroma when you first open the bag.) Those
Posted in thread: Friends don't let friends brew bad beer. Share your bad recipes! on 07-19-2013 at 07:22 PM
Cherry wheat using maraschino cherries.Forgot to not add the juice with it. Turned into 5
gallons of the driest, gnarliest cooking sherries I've ever had the displeasure to taste. Only
batch I've ever...
Posted in thread: First attempt at building a recipe. Thoughts? Advice? on 07-19-2013 at 07:15 PM
Take this with a grain of salt since I've only had one beer with lavender in it, but any
detectable amounts of lavender that get through seem to taste or smell soap-ish. An alternative
idea to keep wi...
Posted in thread: Just brewed a beer with 308 IBUs, A little over the top? on 07-01-2013 at 08:39 PM
What's the hop variety you're using? This will have a significant impact on the resulting
cohumulone and adhumulone levels, let alone your typical isohumulone levels. Some of these
secondary products ...
Posted in thread: Spent grains. on 06-05-2013 at 08:02 PM
Not to hijack, but in relation to all the dog treat talk:The most reliable thing I've found
with dogs and diets is to look at how far down on the evolutionary tree they are from their
ancestors. More ...
Posted in thread: "Beer Brings Yeast Together" (PopSci article) on 10-18-2012 at 08:57 PM
I find it suspect that this one particular gene controls the entire yeast clumping pathway.
Where are the modulators? Downregulators and upregulators? Cellular adhesion molecules tend to
Posted in thread: Lager carbonation woes on 10-02-2012 at 02:27 PM
What is your force carbonation method? I usually shake the the living hell outta mine at 30 psi
for 5 minutes before leaving it on 15psi for a while (not more than 24hrs). Then lower to 7 or
8 psi for...
Posted in thread: Whats up with all the fruit? on 10-02-2012 at 01:42 PM
Definitely sounds like a pitch rate issue. Was a starter used?
Posted in thread: Stout FG 0.10 higher than expected. on 09-27-2012 at 01:29 PM
The recipe was3.5kg marris otter340g med crystal340g choc malt300g carapils250g flaked oats120g
roasted barleyWell there's your problem right there! What's all this metric stuff? :p
Posted in thread: over pitching yeast on 09-27-2012 at 01:24 PM
You should only pitch on a previous yeast cake with a much higher gravity beer. I guess your
experience was what happens otherwise.^It also depends on what the previous brew was. If there
was a lot of...