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Posted in thread: Cheating at a geuze...thoughts? on 11-27-2013 at 05:19 PM
Simple recipe for 15.5 gallons...21 lbs. Belgian Pils9 lbs. flaked wheat3 lbs. Munich2 lbs.
Cara-pils4 oz. Saazs (whole, several months old)So the plan is to put it all in one fermenter
for a few days...
Posted in thread: The Peg Leg - Porter on 11-25-2013 at 02:30 AM
This is the first recipe that I've conjured up on my own and also my first barrel-aged beer. So
far I've done 3 batches, a 5, 10, and just recently a 15.5 that will be going to a charity
event. I'm pr...
Posted in thread: Rebel Brewer Giveaway! on 11-22-2013 at 07:55 PM
One of these days...
Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel how to measure OG? on 11-07-2013 at 05:13 AM
I'm just curious for my sake: why add the candi sugar after the boil? Generally I add
ingredients post-boil to preserve aromatic qualities and certain tastes that a boil won't be
Posted in thread: Yeast raft or infection on 11-07-2013 at 04:58 AM
Maybe someone else can second or nix this, but I'd try agitating it a bit and see what happens.
If it stays together I'd side with mold, if it breaks up, then bubbles...
Posted in thread: Resetting sugar levels on 11-05-2013 at 11:46 PM
It's getting even more baffling. I'm consolidating it all now to repitch. I've dumped about 30
bottles and came across one random bottle that was fully carbonated and about five that let out
a really ...
Posted in thread: Resetting sugar levels on 11-04-2013 at 05:26 PM
It's been the bottles for a couple months now The yeast used to ferment was Wyeast's Pacman,
and I had a good fermentation with FG falling a point below my target. Transferred about 4.5
gallons to the...
Posted in thread: Resetting sugar levels on 11-04-2013 at 04:13 PM
I bottled about 9 gallons worth of beer that spent a while in a cask, but no bottles carbonated
at all, not even the slightest hiss. Yes, I know beyond a doubt that I actually did add sugar
to it. My ...
Posted in thread: Improvised false bottom on 11-04-2013 at 03:37 PM
That depends on what type of sheet metal you have. It could be plain steel but they also sell
galvanized and zinc plated. In my opinion all 3 are bad in the wort with plain steel being the
lower of th...
Posted in thread: Improvised false bottom on 10-31-2013 at 06:19 PM
That should be easy enough to do. For curiosity's sake, is the iron flavor caused by rust the
only issue with carbon steel in contact with liquid?