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  • Posted in thread: Pliny Recipe Feedback on 11-21-2012 at 10:43 PM
    Here's how mine worked out for my 1.064, as you see the CS is already in the recommended
    range:6lb DME 75%.5lb Carapils 6.25%.5lb C-40 6.25%1lb Corn Sugar 12.5%Here's what happens when
    I remove the CP...

  • Posted in thread: Pliny Recipe Feedback on 11-20-2012 at 05:15 PM
    Great input! I will give that a try on the next one I do.

  • Posted in thread: Pliny Recipe Feedback on 11-20-2012 at 04:02 PM
    It's argued that carapils isn't needed at all in an extract batch, so yes, it may balance out
    the additional sugar. Might even be too much. It crossed my mind. But I figured it won't ruin
    the beer. It...

  • Posted in thread: Pliny Recipe Feedback on 11-20-2012 at 01:18 AM
    It really depends on your brewhouse efficiency on what quantity of ingredients you use. The
    recipe that Vinnie gives out only gives you percentages; 87% 2-Row, 4% C-40, 4% CP, and 5%
    Dextrose. When I ...

  • Posted in thread: Pliny Recipe Feedback on 11-19-2012 at 06:57 PM
    I am dry hopping in the primary. I hadn't even checked gravity during the first week, but after
    9 days it was done, so I added the 3oz first dry hop. I've been swirling the carboy because
    that amount ...

  • Posted in thread: Pliny Recipe Feedback on 11-19-2012 at 06:30 PM
    I did a Pliny extract 2 weeks ago and your recipe looks similar to mine, but almost half. I
    think you have twice as much DME listed as you need. Run that through BeerSmith or something.
    You should be ...

  • Posted in thread: Fresh zest....to "dry zest" or late addition boil? on 11-18-2012 at 04:38 AM
    Quite some time ago I did a wheat with cascade and "dry zested" with 2 lemon peels worth of
    zest (just the very outer zest, no white). It turned out good, the lemon was a good match with
    cascade. I ad...

  • Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 11-27-2011 at 06:10 PM
    Mashed in at 08:48 time with a partial mash of Jamil's Evil Twin.

  • Posted in thread: Yeast harvesting - a NON-slant method on 11-27-2011 at 04:52 AM
    This is exactly what Jamil Zainasheff suggested in a brew strong episode I recently listened
    to. In that episode John Palmer also suggested that if you use DME to mix it with cold water to
    avoid clump...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast harvesting - a NON-slant method on 11-27-2011 at 04:01 AM
    Maybe this was asked, but why can't you just mix up some DME and water, add that to the jars,
    add the jars with loose lids to the pressure cooker and cook for 20 min at 15psi? Then turn off
    the heat a...

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