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Posted in thread: Need help with big beer (1.096) efficiency on 11-30-2013 at 01:57 PM
The easiest solution in my opinion is to add more base malt which is what I do for big beers
where I know my efficient will hurt.Also, I've done a Hopslam clone a few times and the OG for
the real thi...
Posted in thread: Bell's Two Hearted Ale Clone (close as they come) on 11-23-2013 at 03:10 PM
Is the recipe on the first page the one to use still or is there an updated one buried
somewhere between here and there?I pretty much use the recipe on the first page w/ slight
adjustments -I usually ...
Posted in thread: Bell's Two Hearted Ale Clone (close as they come) on 11-23-2013 at 02:45 PM
deciding between denny's fav 1450 or 1272. any idea what would be best? The recipe from NB
calls for 1056 but from wyeast description it says it may need filtering.I would go with 1272,
it's the close...
Posted in thread: Bell's Two Hearted Ale Clone (close as they come) on 10-05-2013 at 03:26 PM
I turned up the stir plate a bit and it seems to be dropping now. I'll probably refrigerate
tonight for 2 days and then move on to my last step. Then I can brew with it and have enough
extra to save f...
Posted in thread: Bell's Two Hearted Ale Clone (close as they come) on 10-04-2013 at 01:18 AM
In regards to periwinkle's question. Bread smells like bread in large part because of the
yeast, right? Maybe not the sourdough part though. I'd taste just a small sample to see if it's
Posted in thread: Bell's Two Hearted Ale Clone (close as they come) on 10-02-2013 at 03:43 PM
I've been harvesting Bell's yeast for awhile now, I usually will go 3 or 4 generations before
starting over with a new harvest. I just tried again from Amber bottles and went through my
Posted in thread: Tasmanian IPA on 08-24-2013 at 03:51 PM
Hey Peri, I know it's been quite a while for you on this one, but how did it turn out? Were you
happy with the final results? I have some Galaxy headed my way and I might try this recipe out.
I might ...
Posted in thread: Bell's Two Hearted Ale Clone (close as they come) on 05-28-2013 at 01:40 PM
This is one heck of a recipe, but what truly makes it exceptional is Bell's yeast. I know a lot
of folks use 1056 or 1272 which are good substitutes, but imo you won't truly get that "Bell's
Posted in thread: Wait a day to pitch yeast? on 02-17-2013 at 06:31 PM
By waiting to pitch, you get more oxidation in your beer. Your brew won't be bad but it
probably won't have the brightness that it could have if you pitch asap.Actually the oxidation
is a good thing i...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 02-02-2013 at 08:32 PM
Amber ale. Halfway through mash. Based recipe on Bell's clone recipes I found online, slightly
modified. Will be pitching Bell's yeast I harvested. Hope it's half as good as the real
thing!Brew day is...