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Posted in thread: Can a get a few extra sets of eyes on my water adjustment? on 02-28-2016 at 04:29 PM
Thank you for all the input. The suggestion to look to Jever was helpful indeed.I've decided to
go with adding.25g Gypsum.10g Epsom Salt.10g Calcium Chlorideto my home water, which should
result in a ...
Posted in thread: Can a get a few extra sets of eyes on my water adjustment? on 02-25-2016 at 04:12 PM
Interesting.The Sulfate was what I was looking to adjust the most (using Dortmund 120 and
Vienna 125 as examples). I do not want to go as far as Dortmund water -- somewhere in between
there and Munich...
Posted in thread: Can a get a few extra sets of eyes on my water adjustment? on 02-25-2016 at 03:45 PM
Hello All.I will be brewing a second batch of my last beer next week. This batch will have a
small gravity adjustment as well as some water adjustments. The beer is a (for lack of a better
term) a pse...
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 08-05-2012 at 11:59 AM
This starter was pitched into a test batch of beer about three weeks ago, and the fermentation
is taking on a very interesting path (one more like a lambic or other sour beer than some of
Posted in thread: Wild Curd Krausen on 07-22-2012 at 07:19 PM
After about a 30 hour lag, my test batch for the starter of wild yeast I captured in my yard
had developed a thick, fluffy krausen. Then these little curds rose up and floated to the top -
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 06-18-2012 at 07:18 PM
Sure separate it out if you want to use this yeast for your second ferment, nice experiment.
You might still end up with bad smell but it might be less. But you might destroy a perfect
beer that just ...
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 06-18-2012 at 02:12 PM
It seems like a success, if it is indeed all wild.. Did you do any gravity measurements
before/after? Where does the two weeks come from? Why would it be helpful to move the beer off
the yeast now?Thi...
Posted in thread: time to play the "can you name this style by the pictures" game. on 06-16-2012 at 07:36 PM
American Rye Beer
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 06-16-2012 at 04:42 PM
I set out about a gallon of second runnings for around 18 hours before pouring them into a
sanitized jug and covering:danasieg, on FlickrThe thing is that it stinks. I am pretty sure I
do not have e.c...
Posted in thread: High Attenuation with US-05 on 02-04-2012 at 10:21 PM
O.G. = 1.046F.G. = 1.004Mash = 122 (30 min) -- 146 (60 min) -- 168 (10 min)I was wondering if
this was even possible before reading this thread -- but it is still a higher attenuation rate
than I've e...