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Posted in thread: Flavored priming solutions on 10-22-2013 at 12:12 AM
Just recently kicked 5 gal. of vanilla porter that was flavored by boiling one split vanilla
bean in with the priming sugar. The result was a wonderfully subtle vanilla flavor. I am
attempting to repe...
Posted in thread: Love Stuck Mashes? on 10-11-2013 at 02:59 AM
I use a HERMS and after my first temp rest at 122 the system jammed up when I tried to raise
the temp, stirring helped but hot water turned out to be the best solution.
Posted in thread: Love Stuck Mashes? on 10-08-2013 at 11:56 PM
If you're like me, you just love love LOVE stuck a stuck mash. Nothing better to blow your
efficiency, wasting time and energy. Today I brewed a DoppelBock using about 30% wheat malt and
despite my be...
Posted in thread: Using a Microwave for Yeast washing on 10-02-2013 at 01:31 AM
Just what I was thinking, Thanks
Posted in thread: Using a Microwave for Yeast washing on 10-01-2013 at 11:57 PM
hello,I was wondering if using a microwave to boil water inside mason jars (without lids) was a
good idea or will the microwaved water become harmful to the yeast. I can't imagine how because
we eat m...
Posted in thread: Picthing Yeast after 2 days on 09-23-2013 at 06:00 PM
Brewed a Belgian Double IPA sat. Pitched poorly washed yeast from primary of previous batch of
Belgian Strong. Re-cultured same yeast in 2 L starter and pitched after 2 days to ensure good
Posted in thread: Low OG, boil off remaining wort? on 09-08-2013 at 02:13 AM
Just finished up an Alt recipe with an OG of 1051. ended up with 1042, I don't have a sight
glass yet an guesstimating 5 hot gal is hard in a 15 gal kettle.I'm just gonna cool the main
wort, then boil...
Posted in thread: Simple Altbier on 09-07-2013 at 09:01 PM
11# Best Malz Munich 6-8L4 oz Weyerman Choco Wheat3 step Infusion1. protien rest @ 105F
30min.2. raise temp to 140F 30min.3. rasie temp to 152F 45min.Mash out 160FFly Sparge 170FFirst
wort Hop additio...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 09-01-2013 at 12:19 AM
Grains:15 # Belgian Pilsner8 oz Belgian Chocolate8 oz Belgion Cara Munich 601 # Belgian
Aromatic90 infusion @ 153, Fly Sparge @165Hops/Spices1.25 oz Northern Brewer @ 60 min.2 Star
Anise @ 60 min.1# D...
Posted in thread: Air Stone Substitute on 08-25-2013 at 06:34 PM
I've got a 1 Micron SS carbonating stone hat won't pass air through,definitely been miss
handled, my question is, can the pump be used effectively without it? Can the end of the tubing
be submerged in...