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Posted in thread: Yeast with minimal fusels at 75 on 06-22-2013 at 02:45 AM
How young is it? What does it taste like? Recipe and other parameters besides fermentation
temp?BIAB method: I used 8lb pils, 2lb aromatic, 1lb wheat (not flaked, not torrified, didn't
do a cereal mas...
Posted in thread: Yeast with minimal fusels at 75 on 06-22-2013 at 01:39 AM
WY3711. Enough said.Sorry if i'm resurrecting an old thread, but I pitched 3711 at 67 and it
threw tons of fusels, my saison smells like nail polish remover. Maybe I should pitch lower
Posted in thread: Soda and Brass/Chrome Faucets on 06-10-2013 at 01:55 PM
Upgrade to stainless. It will put your mind at ease. :)
Posted in thread: 2-row Cascade Nottingham SMaSH - Darkened by about 10 SRM in secondary on 04-20-2013 at 04:28 AM
Color can be pretty subjective too- maybe the secondary carboy is a slightly different tint?
Simplistic, yeah, but it always amazes me how much darker a carboy look than the hydrometer
sample or a pin...
Posted in thread: All dark grain brew? on 04-20-2013 at 02:30 AM
I'm a big fan of heavy thick dark beers. Stouts and porters etc. All the recipes I see call for
a base of pale malts supplemented with dark roasted, black or chocolate malts. Is there
something wrong ...
Posted in thread: 2-row Cascade Nottingham SMaSH - Darkened by about 10 SRM in secondary on 04-20-2013 at 02:13 AM
Hey gang,I made 3 gallons of a 2-row smash and decided to rack it off of dry hops that I put in
the primary. In the secondary it turned from a pale 4 SRM to the color of a brown ale. What
could cause ...
Posted in thread: My first attempt at creating a recipe on 03-28-2013 at 02:25 AM
At least keep it to high alpha hops and a short contact time. You can put them in the secondary
with a sanitized hop bag and hang it from the bung with a long string of dental floss with a
Posted in thread: My first attempt at creating a recipe on 03-27-2013 at 02:15 PM
That is going to be a hop bomb. Are you using a recipe calculator like beersmith? That will
always put you in the ballpark, but once you're there you'll have to brew it several times to
get it to your...
Posted in thread: My first attempt at creating a recipe on 03-25-2013 at 04:03 AM
That's an insane amount of hops to dry hop with. It may end up tasting like vegetable matter,
and it definitely will be very hazy.
Posted in thread: Yeast Slanting Pictures Volume I - Sterile Blanks on 03-09-2013 at 08:17 AM
I have MUCH to say about this - it worked SOOOO well! 1.5% Agar, 1% Wyeast Nutrient, 7% DME -
just like the sticky thread!!!! Next is innoculating with some White Labs Platinum strains
beginning with ...