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Posted in thread: My House IPA on 12-18-2013 at 04:06 PM
Yup. Just like barley, there is a difference between maltsters. CMC has a pretty big commercial
operation and can make a vast array of malts. They do a solid job. Their crystal malt is
welcome in any ...
Posted in thread: My House IPA on 12-17-2013 at 05:14 PM
Those malts came from Colorado malting co. However, I currently use Grouse co. because CMC is
pretty unreliable where I live. I also like to support start ups like Grouse.Quinoa has a lower
Posted in thread: Didn't seem to carb much, do I still need to pasteurize? on 12-16-2013 at 03:09 PM
You need to chill the bottles. It will not stop fermentation but, it will slow it down to a
crawl. (It is basically stopped) The CO2 also needs time to absorb into the liquid. Otherwise,
gushers. I al...
Posted in thread: Small Sour Batch on 12-11-2013 at 10:22 PM
It will develop more funk but will take months and months till it gets good. Either way is
fine. It just depends on the type of beer you want.
Posted in thread: The Reason I Haven't Been Posting Much... on 12-10-2013 at 10:00 PM
Congratulations! Don't brew any bad beers and give gluten free a bad name. :DWish I could get
some. I live in PA though. Can't wait to see where you go with it.
Posted in thread: GF Malts on 12-10-2013 at 09:56 PM
There are a couple different ways to approach it. Read the stickies. If you have any questions
on it, ask away. We are a friendlyish sub forum. ;)Welcome to the non-barley blasphemers.
Posted in thread: Small Sour Batch on 12-09-2013 at 11:49 PM
If brett is your primary strain, it will only take a little longer then sacch. It will not get
near as funky as if it were secondary strain. Check out the lambic/ sour section on this forum.
Posted in thread: No Sparge Question on 12-09-2013 at 05:48 PM
4. Gently add the remaining (1 gallon) sparge water volume that didn't fit in the mash tun
during the run-offThis is sparging. Just a low scale version.
Posted in thread: GF equipment cleaning on 12-09-2013 at 05:45 PM
Are you brewing all grain gluten free? If not, you won't have to mess with half of you system.
If you are, you could always to BIAB style.Anything plastic is not ok. Everything else will
have to be ta...
Posted in thread: Hop forward lager on 12-07-2013 at 03:15 PM
IPLs (india pale lager) are becoming more popular. Sam Adams does a pretty good one.You could
probably do a heavy dry hop towards the end of the lagering. Just remember, it takes longer to