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Posted in thread: High Gravity Hell on 11-11-2009 at 09:02 PM
Well, I guess that brings back to the ol' primary vs. secondary debate. Which is better to do
longer to produce a more rounded out smoother beer when dealing with high alcohol?
Posted in thread: High Gravity Hell on 11-10-2009 at 07:21 PM
Thanks for the input. I don't think I'll try and dilute it seems like that should have been
done earlier and I just hate diluted beer, I feel like I can almost always taste it. I'm
thinking I"ll check...
Posted in thread: High Gravity Hell on 11-10-2009 at 03:09 AM
Hm, not a bad idea about diluting a tad. However, at what point is it too late to dilute. Would
you want to dilute beer after its done with its primary fermentation? I havent done any
research but it ...
Posted in thread: High Gravity Hell on 11-10-2009 at 01:09 AM
So I decided to brew my first winter warmer. The good news is that I drastically improved my
effeciency during this brew, the bad knews is that instead of a 1.071 gravity I ended with a
1.082. I used ...
Posted in thread: 2 Day Brew Process on 10-19-2009 at 06:43 PM
Posted in thread: 2 Day Brew Process on 10-19-2009 at 06:37 PM
With an uber busy weekend schedule comming up I'm not finding enough time to complete my
typical brew process all at once. I'm wondering if anybody has ever broken the process up into
2 seperate sessi...
Posted in thread: Pale Ale Recipe? on 10-14-2009 at 04:08 PM
What if you mashed at a lower temp, say around 149-150? Would that get you more fermentable
Posted in thread: Pale Ale Recipe? on 10-14-2009 at 02:12 PM
What is the issue with using too much crystal in a recipe?
Posted in thread: Pale Ale Recipe? on 10-13-2009 at 10:27 PM
This is my first attempt at home made recipe and I wanted to see if anybody has any feedback.
The goal is for a big pale ale slightly on the malty side but not neccisarily sweet. I just got
a huge sup...
Posted in thread: Stuck at 1.020! on 04-29-2009 at 04:10 PM
So I've made about 4 batches of beer and each time I keep getting stuck at 1.020. I've used the
dry foil packets of yeast and some slap packs. They all start with a good vigorous fermentation