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Posted in thread: Orange in Lambic on 02-16-2012 at 11:16 PM
I've always wondered, what does the p in pLambic stand for?pseudo as lambic is specific to a
particular location in Belgium.Just like champagne or burgundy only comes from that part of
Posted in thread: F.G. reading is at1.015 in 4 days? on 01-05-2012 at 11:45 PM
It certainly won't hurt to leave it in primary for a couple weeks. but I have on several
occasions brewed on short notice, used WLP002 and served a kegged carbed beer 7-8 days after
brew day with no n...
Posted in thread: yeast storage question on 01-05-2012 at 11:41 PM
I keep mine as far back in the fridge as I can. I figure the colder (above freezing) and more
stable I keep the temp the longer the yeast will stay mostly viable.
Posted in thread: Boil on 01-05-2012 at 11:14 PM
I have a ten gallon pot for my five gallon batches no boil-overs for meHA that's what you
think! I boiled over a 5 gallon batch in my 13.5 gallon pot the other day. had the burner
turned up all the wa...
Posted in thread: First Steam Beer on 01-04-2012 at 11:37 PM
Too late Morticaixavier.......already have my Northern Brewer hops. Will use your advise on my
next steam beer.Also......I never noticed the hybrid option. Will take a look at that.
Thanksahh well, ne...
Posted in thread: First Steam Beer on 01-04-2012 at 11:29 PM
When checking mr malty select the hybrid option rather than ale or lager. I disagree on ferm
temp the same for lagers. you want colder than an ale, maybe 60* but I wouldn't go below 58 or
it's too cle...
Posted in thread: Should i be worried? on 01-03-2012 at 11:36 PM
you can worry if you want but it's not gonna make a lick of difference to the final outcome.
either it got contaminated or it didn't or it did but not so much that the yeast is going to
have a problem...
Posted in thread: Messed up hop schedule! on 01-03-2012 at 11:33 PM
You didn't ruin the beer, although it is going to taste a little different from what you were
shooting for. You are going to lose some bitterness, because your high alpha acid hop was not
in the pot a...
Posted in thread: Ruined My IPA? on 12-16-2011 at 04:55 PM
One of the biggest reasons for late extract additions (aside from color considerations) is hop
utilization. The higher the gravity of the boiling wort the lower the hop utilization factor.
so you migh...
Posted in thread: So what I am seeing exactly in this picture of my starter? on 12-15-2011 at 11:56 PM
Looks less like krausen and more like lots of good healthy top fermenting yeast to me. I hope
that glass jar isn't sealed cause that is an active starter and it's kicking off co2.If your
not using for...