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Posted in thread: Attempted recipe for a RIS on 12-06-2013 at 08:44 PM
This is planned for New Year's Day and is kinda a mix of several recipes I have looked over
here on HBT. Let me know if i should adjust anything. Also, this is my first attempt to create
a recipe. I l...
Posted in thread: Recipe suggestions...I have the hops on 04-26-2013 at 06:38 PM
I am looking for help creating a recipe around some hops that i have on order. I have 4oz
Willamette Pellet Hops & 1oz Cascade Pellet Hops on the way.Trying to put together a non-kit
batch together. I...
Posted in thread: Maybe pitched too high a temp? on 03-06-2013 at 06:16 PM
definitely take a reading first. how big a recipe is this? what are the predicted OF, FG &
ABV?how long are you going to age this in secondary? if it's just for a week or two, you could
Posted in thread: Maybe pitched too high a temp? on 03-06-2013 at 05:24 PM
1) 87*F is not enough to kill yeast, in fact they quite like that temp (although brewers don't
- too hot to make most beer styles). you may well have shocked the yeast with that big a temp
Posted in thread: Maybe pitched too high a temp? on 03-06-2013 at 03:39 PM
I did my second batch over the weekend, Imperial Stout AG kit from MWS and made a yeast starter
with Wyeast British Ale # 1098. I had the starter in the fridge prior pitching & in a cold
garage 40*F o...
Posted in thread: Foam Stopper as Replacement Airlock on 12-11-2012 at 03:41 PM
Got a question for you all...I read somewhere that the foam stoppers generally used for yeast
starters. Would these be a viable alternitave for an airlock on an carboy or bucket? I read you
Posted in thread: Blow-off Question... on 12-03-2012 at 06:57 PM
Alright...that answers that question...Thanks!
Posted in thread: Blow-off Question... on 12-03-2012 at 06:00 PM
I plan on using 6.5gal buckets as my primary fermenter doing 5gal BIAB batches. Depending on
the brew...would a blow-off be absolutely needed with 1.5gal of head space? How much head space
Posted in thread: 3 Gal BIAB Recipes Question on 10-23-2012 at 08:42 PM
Thanks for the input...and yes, math is stoopid!!!What about the yeast? Just use the entire
Posted in thread: 3 Gal BIAB Recipes Question on 10-22-2012 at 03:51 PM
Hey all! New to brewing & have been lurking for quite some time. I'm thinking skipping extract
and going straight to BIAB. My question is...What is a simple calculation that would take the 5