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Posted in thread: 3 Gallon Keg ball lock 60$ on 06-24-2010 at 06:12 PM
Does paying as a 'gift' allow refunds for item not received?
Posted in thread: Brewferm Lager Yeast? on 02-09-2009 at 04:22 PM
Nothing?I guess I may have to try a split batch with 2007 or similar and report back, if
Posted in thread: Safale S-33 Experience on 02-09-2009 at 04:19 PM
My experiences with this yeast have been good, but I think my attenuation has ranged from about
65 to 70 percent - it is generally low-attenuating.I think your ferment is not stuck, but
Posted in thread: Brewferm Lager Yeast? on 02-04-2009 at 03:03 PM
I am wondering if anyone has tried this yeast, and how it would compare to wyeast, whitelabs,
or dry lager yeasts Haven't seen any substantive reviews to date. Thanks in advance.
Posted in thread: Beer line tests & solution to the "plastic" taste on 12-22-2008 at 06:00 PM
I just purchased some generic home-center 3/16 vinyl tubing for my soon-to be running kegging
operation.I am glad I ran across this, because I am a bit sensitive to plastic aromas, and also
a bit conc...
Posted in thread: Please Critique this Dark Mild on 03-27-2008 at 06:15 PM
Personally, I wouldn't raise the mash temp, since you are using Windsor, and 20% crystal malt.
Windsor attenuated about 68% for me in a 152 degree mash with a lesser percentage of crystal
Posted in thread: HLT with water heater element: control on 01-31-2008 at 05:42 PM
Wilserbrewer,Thanks! For now, I am a stovetop brewer. If I ever migrate to a garage or similar,
I think I will go the heatstick-route.
Posted in thread: British Mild. on 01-31-2008 at 05:22 PM
In regard to the short, high temp mashing, I haven't done it myself (yet), but I have heard of
several brewers practicing this technique, or a variation of it.Some reading on the topic: am
Posted in thread: British Mild. on 01-29-2008 at 10:50 PM
I am now thinking of brewing a mild using Orfy's or similar recipe, mashing at 158 for 15-20
minutes, and using nottingham.I think that will help make for a quick brew day-I am always up
for time savi...
Posted in thread: HLT with water heater element: control on 01-29-2008 at 10:48 PM
Thanks, everyone. I think for now, anyway, I will use the low-tech method:turn on burner or
element 1 hour ahead of time, if it is at 180, I will just add cold water or ice cubes, as