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  • Posted in thread: Amylase Enzymes in Oatmeal, Rice, Etc. on 01-20-2014 at 03:25 AM
    This says the temperature for fungal alpha-amylase tops out at 55C! Quite a difference from
    grain alpha-amylase. I am quite sure the powder you get from homebrew suppliers is of fungal
    origin. might ...

  • Posted in thread: Amylase Enzymes in Oatmeal, Rice, Etc. on 01-17-2014 at 11:39 PM
    Maybe the pH is too high and outside of the enzymes' optimal ranges?Even with just
    alpha-amylase you should end up with a negative iodine test, since it'll break down the
    starches into smaller and sma...

  • Posted in thread: What the Best Gluten Free Grain(s) on 11-02-2013 at 03:47 PM
    I definitely agree keeping it simple is the way to go, and millet is the best I've found. I can
    brew without adding any enzymes using the decantation mash method but others here have found
    that to be ...

  • Posted in thread: Sorghum-Less GF Oatmeal Stout? on 10-16-2013 at 03:07 PM
    Since they redesigned the website, Grouse now lists gluten-free oat malt as an available
    product. But like the other offerings there are no real details and you have to contact them
    for pricing, avail...

  • Posted in thread: Gluten Free Blueberry Saison, extract recipe on 10-16-2013 at 12:19 AM
    I've only used Belle Saison dry yeast once, but I had a great experience with it. I had a great
    flavor fermenting in the upper 60's. It's gluten-free.

  • Posted in thread: "Converting" Baker's Yeast (saccharomyces cerevisiae) to Brewer's Yeast on 09-29-2013 at 01:36 PM
    You could use gelatin to clear the yeast. I did that once with juice fermented with baker's
    yeast and it worked very well. Search 'gelatin fining' or some such. Basically, you chill the

  • Posted in thread: Fermentis dry yeast users on 09-24-2013 at 11:46 PM
    I'm simply saying that it is extremely unlikely that that bubbling was due to the yeast
    generating CO2 a mere 45 minutes after being dust. All the research indicates that it doesn't
    work that way. And...

  • Posted in thread: Looking for recipes for All Grain GF ale on 09-10-2013 at 06:50 PM
    That guy could have at least credited Andrew Lavery, given that his mash schedule is almost
    word-for-word from Andrew's 2006 PDF's with the units changed to imperial. Sure, they are
    well-known tempera...

  • Posted in thread: GF grain malting and mashing help on 06-19-2012 at 01:48 PM
    O'Briens in Australia brews with grain (as far as I know). I've never had any of their beers
    here in the US but the brewer, Andrew Lavery, posted two excellent guides quite a few years
    ago. I believe ...