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Posted in thread: Adjuncts, starches, and sour beer. on 07-30-2014 at 02:43 PM
TL;DR up front: Would adding a porridge made with a good source of starch, say rice flour, and
adding to the secondary after cooling provide some starch without adding much more than staling
Posted in thread: Yeast with minimal fusels at 75 on 06-22-2013 at 01:45 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 12:39 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 12:55 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 03:28 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 01:30 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 01:13 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 01:25 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 01:15 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 03:03 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.