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Posted in thread: To add DME or not on 08-15-2016 at 03:16 AM
Well I decided not to add any DME and it is in the fermenter now. OG was 1.04 which is my
lowest ever. Could be a 3.5 - 4% beer depending on attenuation (I'm using US-05). 6oz of hops
in it too [emoji...
Posted in thread: To add DME or not on 08-14-2016 at 03:10 PM
I have just mashed a wheat/Vienna beer and missed my pre-boil Gravity by quite a bit (8 brix).
I just realized I forgot to change my equipment profile in beersmith.I'm not too concerned as I
Posted in thread: Cherries in a Porter on 08-10-2016 at 03:36 AM
Appreciate the lengthy replies guys.I guess it's tricky to judge how many to add so I'll take
it easy. I'd rather have a beer with too little cherry flavor than way too much. I'm brewing
the beer this...
Posted in thread: Cherries in a Porter on 08-09-2016 at 03:07 AM
Thanks for the input. I'm not sure whether to bother with the cherries now as I don't want mess
up an otherwise good beer. I suppose getting the quantities right is trial and error really. I
Posted in thread: Cherries in a Porter on 08-08-2016 at 05:54 PM
I'm brewing up a porter this weekend and thought about adding the cherries off the tree in the
yard. They are sour but I figured they would go well in a darker beer.I've done a bit of
research and fig...
Posted in thread: Reuse old yeast on 07-13-2016 at 11:28 PM
Thanks for the input.I just used mr malty calc (which I should of done prior to creating this
thread) and it says the yeast vitality is 10% and that I would need 6 packs in a 2.6 liter
starter on a st...
Posted in thread: Reuse old yeast on 07-12-2016 at 11:40 PM
I have a vial of white labs yeast which is a month from its use by date. I am going to make a
starter and use it in a beer this weekend. Would it be ok to harvest some from the starter to
reuse in ano...
Posted in thread: Fresh Squeezed IPA (Deschutes Inspired) on 04-10-2016 at 02:02 AM
I brewed this on 13th March. Same recipe except I used San Diego Super Yeast, Two weeks in keg
and this beer is fantastic! A great summer beer, (it's been 25C here) easy drinker with a
strong mango fl...
Posted in thread: Orange color wheat ale help on 02-19-2016 at 01:23 PM
Thanks for the advice. Do you think equal amounts of each hop? I really want a mild hop
presence with this beer as I throw lots of hops in my other beers...
Posted in thread: Orange color wheat ale help on 02-19-2016 at 12:57 PM
Weird combo! If it were me I would find some kind of recipe building software that really shows
you what the final color is estimated to be like. Then I would do a very small amount of a dark