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Posted in thread: Do You Dryhop Your Pale Ales? on 06-04-2014 at 03:33 AM
Yes. Of course. How far are you from Yakima Valley? Willamette? You live right next to the
place where some of the best American hops are grown. If I lived there, I would probably be
working on a cont...
Posted in thread: Yeast attenuation questions on 05-22-2014 at 08:08 PM
OK just talked with Jess at Wyeast and he also suggested a couple things to look at so I am
going to lay them out here.Calibration of temp probe to make sure the mash is actually hitting
the temps as ...
Posted in thread: Yeast attenuation questions on 05-22-2014 at 07:48 PM
Attenuation rating is only for comparing one strain to another. It is not for determining the
attenuation you will necessarily get, or the sweetness of the beer. That's determined by your
recipe and p...
Posted in thread: Yeast attenuation questions on 05-22-2014 at 07:32 PM
So I have been using Wyeast 1968 for some time now and am trying to figure some things out
regarding what I can do as far as options go. It has been a minute since I did any reading on
the subject so ...
Posted in thread: Am I a homebrewer? NO! on 05-02-2014 at 09:20 PM
It probably makes you an outlaw. Home brewing is legal. Brewing at a commercial location? Not
sure.Grey area for sure but since he isn't producing any alcohol on location it slips into that
"6 of one ...
Posted in thread: What's a SWMBO? on 05-01-2014 at 04:03 AM
Short woman making big orations
Posted in thread: Mash times revisited on 04-28-2014 at 05:31 PM
So beer finished fermenting and stopped at 1.010 which is no different than normal.
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Beer on 04-24-2014 at 09:39 PM
Man it's a sticky mess though and I had a bit of water in there in the end... had enough for a
boil and expected it when I sparged too. Used 1# rice hulls, mixed with the pumpkin then mixed
all that i...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Beer on 04-24-2014 at 08:37 PM
I use canned unseasoned pumpkin (which is mostly butternut squash btw) directly in the mash and
never had an issue with the actual pumpkin getting through to the final product except in
Posted in thread: Brewery Names: Do they affect your decision? on 04-24-2014 at 08:26 PM
I think creative brewers and breweries come up with creative names.YMMV