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Posted in thread: Two weeks - can I bottle, or still fermenting? With pic. on 07-02-2015 at 06:55 PM
You will get different answers from different people about this. Some say to go by gravity
readings, not the calendar. Many people try to go from grain to glass as quick as possible and
will preach to...
Posted in thread: India Red Ale extract recipe...any thoughts? on 07-01-2015 at 11:35 PM
I changed it slightly..10.6 oz Caramunich8 Carared4 oz Crystal 1201.6 oz Roasted Barley
Posted in thread: India Red Ale extract recipe...any thoughts? on 07-01-2015 at 09:39 PM
I'm putting together a recipe for an India Red Ale..any thoughts on what I have so far? I'm
thinking I may be a bit heavy on the Crystal, but that seems to be the go-to for extract red
Posted in thread: Too much heat for Safale US-05 Ale Dry Yeast? on 07-01-2015 at 12:14 PM
if it got that warm on day 8 I think youll be fine, post your resultsAgreed. 8 days in should
be close to reaching full attenuation, if it hasn't already. You may get a little off flavor,
but I doubt ...
Posted in thread: Experimenting With Yeast on 06-29-2015 at 03:01 PM
Highly recommend staying away from the Mangrove Jacks M44. Very long lag time and even when
fermented at 65 degrees it is not very clean. I got some banana and clove esters almost heffe
like which did...
Posted in thread: Experimenting With Yeast on 06-29-2015 at 02:05 PM
My approach to this would be to pick a recipe that you are already somewhat familiar with.
Maybe a commercial IPA clone. Pick one with hop flavors and aromas that you're familiar with.
This way, the o...
Posted in thread: Using TSP to Clean Copper on 06-29-2015 at 01:08 PM
If it is phosphate free it obviously isn't trisodium phosphate but rather some other alkaline
cleaner like sodium carbonate, sodium sesquicarbonate or sodium meta silicate. TSP PF is
apparently a mix ...
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation on 06-29-2015 at 12:53 PM
First things first, what yeast strain was used? What style of beer are you making? If your
ambient temp swings that much, I'm not sure that a water bath will help at all. You want
stable, consistent t...
Posted in thread: Using TSP to Clean Copper on 06-29-2015 at 12:34 PM
Posted in thread: Stupid newbie question.. on 06-29-2015 at 12:07 PM
Some commercial breweries filter their beers to make it clear and sediment-free, which can
strip the beer of a lot of its flavor and character. A lot of commercial breweries do not
filter their beers....