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Posted in thread: Question about Kolsch Yeast 2565 on 07-30-2013 at 02:40 PM
I never thought about them getting too hot in the sun! That could certainley be problematic!Im
doing the same Kolsch recipe so its true to style, in theory. I used the Brewmasters Bible to
Posted in thread: Question about Kolsch Yeast 2565 on 07-30-2013 at 02:54 AM
Used that yeast for last two brews myself. First time smack pack, second with recultured.
Recultured yeast was super animalistic!Sounds like underpitching as the pack didnt swell. Id
Posted in thread: Question about Kolsch Yeast 2565 on 07-29-2013 at 03:46 PM
Two_one_seven,I was thinking I may have under pitched. I didn't make a starter for it and I was
having a little trouble getting cooled. I was under the gun time wise and pitched in high 70s.
Posted in thread: Question about Kolsch Yeast 2565 on 07-29-2013 at 11:49 AM
I have an all grain Kolsch that has a OG of 1.040 and i used the Kolsch 2565 Wyeast smack pack.
I smacked it early in the day and put it in a good spot and it never swelled like the other
packs I have...
Posted in thread: Mead bottling prep. on 03-26-2013 at 12:13 AM
Great response that was the info I was looking for. Thank you
Posted in thread: Mead bottling prep. on 03-25-2013 at 04:59 PM
I am going to bottle my first mead soon and was hoping to get some advice on the steps for
still and carbonated versions of bottling. Sorry for such a broad and noob-y-ish question but I
would rather ...
Posted in thread: how to use my grains on 03-28-2012 at 09:21 PM
This a two part question about a partial or mini mash extract beer.Part 1: I am using 12 oz. of
crushed pale 2 row malt. Since it is a base malt does it need to be fully mashed for 45 min at
Posted in thread: When is it mine to name? on 02-09-2012 at 02:16 PM
I have brewed about a dozen beers and they have all been extract and partial mash kits or using
someone else's recipe from a book or magazine. How much modification to a recipe does it take
for me to ...
Posted in thread: Cheap and Easy Bottle Cap Labels on 11-13-2011 at 01:15 PM
Hey jcbrewer. I noticed your labels in the thread for bottle cap labels and I really like the
graphics that you came up with. It is better than just text in black and white. Did you do that
using the ...
Posted in thread: gravity reading doesn't match up on 10-02-2011 at 03:53 PM
Great advice and insight. I do realize there is nothing I can do at this point but looking back
I aerate the wort back and for between the brew pot and fermentor through a fine strainer and
created a ...