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Posted in thread: First lager - didnt make a starter - now what? on 08-18-2016 at 08:45 PM
For lagers, the best approach is...That's a pretty bold general statement. A lot of
conventional wisdom has been and continues to be debunked. I think most agree the method he
used was not ideal, but ...
Posted in thread: First lager - didnt make a starter - now what? on 08-18-2016 at 12:15 PM
Do a search on bubbles - they don't really mean anything beyond initial vigorous fermentation.I
would definitely let it start warming up. Since you have concerns about off flavors, I'd give
it a coupl...
Posted in thread: Had my first Dark Lord - disappointed on 08-11-2016 at 03:21 AM
Straight soy sauce.Rotten soy sauce is the exact phrase I used to describe Sam Adams triple
bock. Is that just me? Tried it multiple times from different sources...
Posted in thread: First lager - didnt make a starter - now what? on 08-11-2016 at 03:15 AM
I know it's sacrilege but I've underpitched a lager at 85F before crashing down to 55F
overnight and letting it sit for 2 weeks before bumping up to 70F+ for another couple weeks.
White labs Oktoberfe...
Posted in thread: Reasons to go all grain vs extract?? on 08-11-2016 at 02:59 AM
I think you get a better quality beer in All grain for starters...I wouldn't guarantee that. It
took me a long time to realize my tap water that made great extract beer was not immediately
suited for ...
Posted in thread: Biab no-chill IPA hop specific questions on 08-01-2016 at 07:27 AM
Best investment I every made was a small used freezer chest for fermentation. No chilling
overnight before racking to a fermenter to get to pitching temps is very easy, though I still
prefer to use my...
Posted in thread: Biab no-chill IPA hop specific questions on 07-29-2016 at 12:15 PM
Yes I don't doubt it takes more than a day to get down below 70F without any chilling. I tried
it once and gave up waiting...Flameout hops stay in just like any other additions, unless you
are using a...
Posted in thread: Single hop candidates on 07-27-2016 at 03:16 AM
Simcoe? Nelson Sauvin?
Posted in thread: Brewhemoth stainless conical 22 gallon on 07-15-2016 at 02:27 AM
Albuquerque? I don't need this... But man!How do you control temps in this beast?
Posted in thread: PBW vs Oxy Clean on 07-14-2016 at 11:52 AM
+1 on oxyclean. I use a full scoop on the carboys, fill em up, let them sit overnight, then a
quick scrub w brush, rinse and done. Everything else is usually a half scoop in a bucket, fill
with hose w...