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    ABOUT ME

  • Brewing since January 2012.
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  • Baden-Wrttemberg

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  • Posted in thread: Hitting pre-boil OG, volumes, but missing post-boil OG (No sparge/No chill/Top off) on 07-13-2015 at 10:01 AM
    Haha, sure :-) The topping off is to reach a temperature at which the wort is pretty stable, so
    as not to extract too much bitterness, and trap the hop oil. I'll call for divine intervention
    then, thi...

  • Posted in thread: Hitting pre-boil OG, volumes, but missing post-boil OG (No sparge/No chill/Top off) on 07-13-2015 at 09:43 AM
    Hi there people!I'm extraordinarily confused by the numbers I get: I hit pre-boil OG, pre-boil
    volume, and post-boil volume, but not post-boil OG. Most of my batches are like that, this is
    from yester...

  • Posted in thread: Pinta/To øl Kwas Alfa clone. on 05-31-2015 at 10:16 AM
    Thanks a lot for your input. I have a friend making an actual kvass right now, so I'll see if
    rye malt is a good substitute for toasted rye bread. She describes the mashing smell as porter
    like, with ...

  • Posted in thread: Pinta/To øl Kwas Alfa clone. on 05-31-2015 at 09:20 AM
    Sounds good then? Anyone having experience with cheese culture rather than Wyeast lacto or the
    lacto on the husks?

  • Posted in thread: Pinta/To øl Kwas Alfa clone. on 05-29-2015 at 11:04 AM
    Howdy!I've just visited Warsaw, and was simply amazed by the craft beer life around there. With
    7 bars serving craft beers at a 5 minute walk from my hotel, this was an… interesting week
    :-)Although s...

  • Posted in thread: Comparing US-05 and T-58: Would this APA show the differences? on 05-04-2015 at 10:36 AM
    I urge caution with the sulfate level you are considering. While it does work well with the
    neutral yeast strains, I'm unsure of the interaction with more phenolic strains. A great
    pleasure to have a ...

  • Posted in thread: Sub 1.030 beers on 05-03-2015 at 07:51 PM
    Getting near 1.025 OG, the beer is going to be super thin regardless of what we do. If you
    really want to do a 1.025 beer, imho, you're really just trying to get enough flavor in there
    to make it inte...

  • Posted in thread: Comparing US-05 and T-58: Would this APA show the differences? on 05-02-2015 at 11:23 PM
    Hi there folks!Simple problem: I want to split a 6 gal. batch to test the impact of T-58
    (described as estery, spicy) compared to a (neutral) US-05. I'm not sure what I should aim for
    as a recipe to m...

  • Posted in thread: First time using a refractometer: strangely low readings post fermentation (adjusted) on 04-13-2015 at 12:14 PM
    It certainly does not taste infected by anything I know, and such a big beer may be expected to
    have some alcohol harshness in the first week of fermentation, right? So I guess I'll get a
    hydrometer a...

  • Posted in thread: First time using a refractometer: strangely low readings post fermentation (adjusted) on 04-13-2015 at 11:51 AM
    Thanks phug! This is exactly what I did with BeerSmith2's refractometer function. I plugged in
    the estimated 1.080 OG, but with such a Brix reading, the resulting SG starts to make sense
    only around 1...

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