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Posted in thread: Does anyone have any experience with using chocolate rye? on 12-01-2013 at 05:26 AM
What style of stout would this be classified as? Is it an American stout? Is wlp 005 a good
yeast for this or should I use a drier yeast?
Posted in thread: Does anyone have any experience with using chocolate rye? on 12-01-2013 at 01:46 AM
I want to make a chocolate rye stout this weekend and I have never used it before. I was
wondering how much is the most I should use in a recipe? What can of flavor does it impart?
This is the recipe ...
Posted in thread: Show off your brewing setup! on 11-25-2013 at 04:07 AM
My 10 gal set up
Posted in thread: gravity reading question............ on 11-25-2013 at 03:45 AM
Thanks BigFloyd you put my mind at ease, I was freaking out for a min. One of these brews is a
Christmas present for a friend of mine, so I want it to turn out good. I plan on leaving both
of them in ...
Posted in thread: gravity reading question............ on 11-25-2013 at 03:14 AM
I use the same sample for both the refractometer and the hydrometer. The wort was at 67f
degrees. I wonder since these are my first all grain if it would have something to do with the
mash temps or so...
Posted in thread: Strain the wort on 1st fermentation ?? on 11-25-2013 at 03:10 AM
If you want to reuse your yeast, or plan on brewing a high gravity beer its good to have a
secondary on hand for aging or for adding additions. Other wise you can just keep your beer in
the primary ti...
Posted in thread: Need Help And Feedback With BlackRyeAle Recipe on 11-25-2013 at 03:00 AM
Why would you use the carafa or the flaked wheat over the munich? What would they do to final
Posted in thread: gravity reading question............ on 11-25-2013 at 02:58 AM
I just brewed my first two all grain brews about a week ago. They both have been in the
fermenter about 7 days. I took a reading today of both of them with my hydrometer and my
refractometer at 67 deg...
Posted in thread: Help with procedure of making hard apple cider on 11-25-2013 at 12:36 AM
Ive made a cider recipe using white labs cider yeast, it works really well, if you can get it
Id go with that. Depending on how much alcohol you want, Id use at least a pound of sugar.
Check your grav...
Posted in thread: Is secondary fermentation really necessary? on 11-25-2013 at 12:28 AM
Three weeks is ok. I never secondary a beer anymore unless Im adding a dry hop or cocoa nibs or
something, and that's only if I plan on reusing the yeast, otherwise I just throw those in the