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  • Posted in thread: Achieving desired BIAB OG questions on 07-12-2014 at 06:24 AM
    You'll probably have less absorption of water by the grain, too, when you squeeze the bejeezus
    out of the bag after mashing/dunk sparging. I agree with the top up idea- use that water to
    sparge and ex...

  • Posted in thread: Thoughts on this 15% ABV Barleywine recipe?? on 07-11-2014 at 03:44 AM
    Thanks a lot! I will try it soon.I Am from Argentina and Pale Ale Malt is not easily available.
    Do you think it can be replaced 1:1 with Pilsner Malt? Or should I adjust something.Pilsner
    will substit...

  • Posted in thread: Where to go in Oregon? on 07-10-2014 at 04:51 AM
    52 and counting breweries in Portland, Oregon, so plenty of choices. My favorites are: Cascade
    Barrel House for about a dozen sours on tap. Hopworks Urban Brewery/HUB for a good selection
    with general...

  • Posted in thread: Wild grain beer brewing? on 07-10-2014 at 04:35 AM
    If the grains were malted then kilned after gathering, and had sufficient enzymes to convert
    the starch into sugars in a mash, it could happen. Grains themselves without malting, doubtful.
    Which grain...

  • Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 07-10-2014 at 02:45 AM
    Ok, I'm up to page 92 of this thread and I am fascinated by this process! I have all of the
    materials to make my first batch. Thai Jasmin rice, yeast balls, and a glass container.I do
    have a question ...

  • Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 07-09-2014 at 04:53 AM
    UPDATE: I just got notified that the package has arrived! Finally got my RYR. I'll be updating
    my eBay listing in a few hours. I love how I had just about given up on this guy and at the
    last minute, ...

  • Posted in thread: 5gal brew, 6gal carboy, no blowoff? on 07-08-2014 at 05:02 AM
    I regularly ferment 5 gallon batches in a 6 and a 6.5 gallon carboy. Nearly all, and if using a
    5 gallon carboy I make a 4 gallon or less batch. Never use a blowoff and have had very few
    issues. I hav...

  • Posted in thread: Will Brew ferment out again post cold crash? on 07-06-2014 at 09:25 PM
    Should work.What yeast?

  • Posted in thread: Help with DIPA fermentation issue on 07-06-2014 at 08:45 PM
    Nobody has asked for the recipe. What was it?If you have a bunch of unfermentable dextrins, or
    hard to ferment wort, tired yeast in a high alcohol environment may not drop it any further.At
    about 73% ...

  • Posted in thread: Saison Gueuze on 07-06-2014 at 08:32 PM
    If you want more funk/barnyard, you might want the saison yeast to finish up, then pitch the
    brett. Warm up the saison to 80+ or wait until it finishes, and make a starter for the brett
    while the 3724...