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Posted in thread: Belgian Ale burning taste on 04-16-2015 at 02:17 AM
Hi there. I normally stick to recipes but decided to venture out and make my own Belgian
Specialty...Belgian IPA with Noble hops is the idea. I use the Brewing Classic Styles book alot
as reference an...
Posted in thread: Stuck Yeast! Help with Scottish beer... on 01-18-2015 at 12:29 PM
Mash temp was 158 F and I fermented in the mid-60's. I swirled the fermenter last night. But am
wondering if I need to pitch more yeast.
Posted in thread: Stuck Yeast! Help with Scottish beer... on 01-18-2015 at 04:12 AM
Appreciate the response. I used a hydrometer that's accurate and at 7 days Windsor is usually
done. I usually leave for three weeks too but no significant fermentation is done after the
first week at ...
Posted in thread: Stuck Yeast! Help with Scottish beer... on 01-17-2015 at 05:59 PM
Hey guys - brewed a scottish 80 shilling last friday (jan 9). Recipe below but the OG was 1.053
(right on the money). Checked the gravity yesterday after 7 days and its 1.030. Crap! Needs to
Posted in thread: Nottingham in ESB on 12-02-2014 at 03:32 PM
Guys, brewed an ESB last Friday. Used Nottingham that I pitched it on Saturday. Fermentation
started vigorously on Sunday. Came home Monday and it was going wild and I smelled a
Posted in thread: Feedback on BIAB process on 11-09-2014 at 10:09 PM
Just started BIAB and have done four batches. So far I love it. Best of all worlds! But always
want to tweak and improve as long as it stays simple. I have a 10 gallon kettle and did a
robust porter t...
Posted in thread: Smack pack yeast! on 10-13-2014 at 03:10 AM
Hey guys,Brewed a Cali common and had wyeast 2112 to pitch. Smacked it and after I aerated the
wort and opened it, I see the activation pack didn't open when I smacked it. It was making
yeasty sounds ...
Posted in thread: First time BIAB problem!! on 09-01-2014 at 12:33 PM
Guys,Thank you both for the advice and input. I was using the hba biab recipe in the link below
for the 7.25 gallons of strike water. I went ahead and added boiled water and pitched yeast
last night. ...
Posted in thread: First time BIAB problem!! on 08-31-2014 at 05:30 PM
Hey guys, I did my first BIAB last night. Irish Red ale with an OG of 1.054. I started with 7
gallons. The bag must have retained alot of water because by the time I boiled and transferred
to carboy, ...
Posted in thread: seeking stronger flavor on 10-22-2013 at 11:38 PM
I'm an extract brewer who brews really good beer IMHO. Especially hoppy beer. But when it comes
to malt complexity, I feel I lack bold flavor. Especially in a side by side comp to a clone.