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Posted in thread: Spelt and Buckwheat on 04-01-2012 at 02:11 PM
Hey, I've got this book and never noticed that recipe toward the back! Reading it now, it
strikes me as something heading in the same direction as the New Belgium 1554 clone that I've
been tinkering w...
Posted in thread: Triticale flakes on 04-01-2012 at 01:59 AM
Update - My triticale and wheat beers are finally carb'ed so I cracked the two side-by-side;
both are good stuff. They used an identical recipe, just the different adjuncts mashed in with
a regular si...
Posted in thread: Eneron Turbo pot heating efficiency? on 03-24-2012 at 04:01 PM
Has anyone tried out the Eneron Turbo pots who can give a report on their heating efficiency? I
also found this interesting article: makes me think that maybe there really is something to be
Posted in thread: Freezing a cereal mash on 03-22-2012 at 09:40 PM
This was pretty successful so far.I thawed and completed the brew, and it's in the fermenter
now. At 48 hours the 1 gal bucket, filled to the brim, was room temperature. I'll try 36 hours
next time. M...
Posted in thread: Freezing a cereal mash on 03-18-2012 at 02:19 PM
That's cool that you were able to split up the mash with no ill effects; that's what I'm
looking for myself. I get too busy with kids on the weekends, so it is actually easier to find
time on weekday ...
Posted in thread: Freezing a cereal mash on 03-18-2012 at 04:09 AM
Next bump.Since no one confessed to trying it, I decided to give it a whirl with a small test
batch. My triticale cereal mash is complete and in a bucket in the chest freezer, and when I'm
ready to fi...
Posted in thread: Triticale flakes on 03-04-2012 at 02:35 PM
Thanks! I'm finally getting around to planning something with the 5 gal bucket of triticale
since Spring approaches and wheat/rye beers are warm weather beers for me. Mine is unflaked so
Posted in thread: Summit rhizomes on 03-03-2012 at 12:25 AM
Arise sleepy thread!Willamette Valley Hops has summit rhizomes this year. I just received 4. It
will be interesting to see their growth habit over the next year or two
Posted in thread: Volume of Crushed grains vs. Uncrushed on 02-13-2012 at 12:57 PM
+1 on 1 qt per pound. I'm a scant qt pre-crush and a proud qt crushed. I would have said 2.5
gal was a hair under 10 lbs of grain, which my be why you thought you had a low OG.
Posted in thread: fruit juice for a starter on 02-05-2012 at 03:36 AM
For cider I haven't needed a starter with Nottingham or 05 and I don't notice much difference
in pitching it directly vs pitching on the previous cider's yeast cake (which I often do). The
sugars are ...