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Posted in thread: GREAT.. lost Yeast... on 09-15-2013 at 08:49 PM
I am getting ready to brew a Guiness clone and that recipe calls for nottinghams, I would get
an extra pack just as a safety in case you have this happen again or run across a bad batch of
yeast in th...
Posted in thread: yeast substitution ? on 09-15-2013 at 08:32 PM
I am getting ready to brew a Guiness clone next weekend,The recipe call for nottingham dry
yeast. I have white labs on hand.wlp002 English ale yeast and WLP022 Burton ale yeast.I do have
a packet of n...
Posted in thread: Brewer's Hardware 15 Gallon Stainless Steel Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 08-01-2013 at 07:26 PM
Posted in thread: Can you believe it, ran out of gas. on 07-08-2013 at 02:55 AM
I actually have a full second tank but with only 4 minutes left I figured it wasn't worth
hooking it up and re-lighting the burner.
Posted in thread: Can you believe it, ran out of gas. on 07-07-2013 at 11:16 PM
Yes I ran out of gas just shortly after adding my 5 minute hops addition, about 4 minutes left
to boil. I put the lid on and left the pot on the burner. Shouldn't make a huge difference.Just
the way t...
Posted in thread: Cold break on 01-01-2013 at 04:12 PM
All that stuff collectively is called trub. I send it down my disposal every time I brew. same
with the trub from my fermenter.58F might be a bit on the cold side depending on yeast
strain.The temp ma...
Posted in thread: Primary to secondary on 01-01-2013 at 03:28 PM
You might as well ferment the beer all the way and then bottle from that bucket. Not a good
idea, you have to add priming sugar when bottling, you will stir up all of the trub getting the
Posted in thread: DOH !! - First Brew on 01-01-2013 at 12:54 AM
Is there such a thing as "overly sweet" :)Where can I find said list..?ThanksThere is a
sweetness level that at a point makes it unpalatable.As for list, just google your favorite
beer, reviews for yo...
Posted in thread: Screwed my mash up. on 01-01-2013 at 12:44 AM
well, yeast pitched, everything worked out just like magic.And for the first time I hit 80%
efficiency.Crushing your own grains seems to make a huge difference.
Posted in thread: DOH !! - First Brew on 01-01-2013 at 12:18 AM
The bittering effect of hops is to offset the overly sweet malts.If you underdo the hops you
will end up with on overly sweet beer.For future reference pay attention to the listed IBUs of