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Posted in thread: Three Floyds Zombie Dust Clone on 06-21-2016 at 05:40 PM
Ok, so I did not read all 2000+ posts. I got about 300 in and I won't have the time to read
through all the rest. What is the peak drinking for this beer? I want it at its best for our
Posted in thread: Asheville Beer trade on 09-25-2015 at 10:44 PM
I'm in Asheville and we brought a bunch of New Glarus (from WI). However it hasn't worked out
for us to trade with anyone yet. We are here until Sunday. Any takers who want to trade? We
have Belgian R...
Posted in thread: Open fermentation in a plastic DIY Coolship on 07-28-2015 at 08:07 PM
It is calculated on total volume, not degrees Plato. If I factor in starting gravity it comes
to .5-.6 million cells/mL/°P. The references in the books don't get that specific to gravity.
Just pitch s...
Posted in thread: Open fermentation in a plastic DIY Coolship on 07-28-2015 at 07:42 PM
I think there is a high margin of error in starters. Mine is on a stirplate and although the
Brewers friend calculator can account for that I think my starters are ending up with a higher
cell count t...
Posted in thread: Hefe base malt comparison on 07-28-2015 at 03:24 PM
As far as protein rest is concerned... Most maltsters will say their modern malts are modified
enough that a protein rest is not necessary anymore.... But if you've made your Hefe with under
Posted in thread: Hefe base malt comparison on 07-28-2015 at 03:08 PM
There is a great journal article that was gifted to me a few years ago... It went into the FA
release at different temps, over time and at different pHs. The control was malt that had been
kilned to k...
Posted in thread: Open fermentation in a plastic DIY Coolship on 07-28-2015 at 03:02 AM
If one ends up with a beer that's too acidic, can't you add a little Sodium Bicarbonate or
Calcium Carbonate? At least enough to raise the pH a little.I believe so. But the Lactic Acid
will still leav...
Posted in thread: Open fermentation in a plastic DIY Coolship on 07-27-2015 at 09:25 PM
Greetings from Boston..I pitched my 15th hefe of the year on Friday ( all slight variations of
the basic Bee Cave recipe) trying to hit the clove I so adore in Weihenstephaner and
Franziskaner)I have ...
Posted in thread: Hefe base malt comparison on 07-27-2015 at 08:25 PM
After 2 years of brewing with the Bohemian/Bohemian combo (always with some munich) and in
reviewing my notes in preparation to speak on this experiment at NHC this year I decided that I
need to play ...
Posted in thread: Open fermentation in a plastic DIY Coolship on 07-27-2015 at 05:58 PM
Ok, Here is the latest update. On 6/30/15 I ran a double brew day (night), and brewed my Hefe
and a BIAB Wit. I backed WAY off the Lactic acid and used store bought RO water for the
majority of my wat...