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  • Posted in thread: Lowering ABV? on 12-05-2016 at 05:59 PM
    You can add water to thin it out at any time. It will also dilute hop character (which
    shouldn't be too much of an issue with a wee), and thin the body. Use boiled then cooled water
    to make sure there...

  • Posted in thread: Blichmann Engineering's Biggest Giveaway Ever! on 12-02-2016 at 06:53 PM

  • Posted in thread: what to do/brew with Gueuze dregs? on 12-02-2016 at 06:49 PM
    Use a small torch after popping the cap to flame the lip of the bottle for a few seconds.
    Decant off most of the beer off the dregs. Drink the beer. Add half a bottle of weak starter
    wort to each of t...

  • Posted in thread: Rose hips - any experiences? on 12-02-2016 at 04:18 PM
    Try soaking them in vodka or making a tea and adding it at packaging. The only time I used rose
    hips was in a mead and it tasted like soap. I never did it again, but at the time really didn't
    know wha...

  • Posted in thread: Bigger batch of beer on 12-02-2016 at 04:16 PM
    Yeah thatīs where Iīm lost, I donīt know how much of extra water could be added before
    affecting the quality of the beer :(, maybe doubling the batch is too greedy?It depends on the
    type of beer. Hopp...

  • Posted in thread: West Yorkshire 1469 on 12-01-2016 at 06:25 PM
    The krausen on the 1469 almost always just sticks like glue to the top of the beer. Never seen
    any other yeast like it. It can also trap some stuff in that head that makes it smell and taste
    a bit gre...

  • Posted in thread: Late addition all grain for hop utilization? on 12-01-2016 at 03:43 PM
    Not sure what the point of the wort addition would be. Can you elaborate?

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Timing beyond Gravity Change on 11-30-2016 at 12:21 AM
    Secondaries theoretically allow for clearing the beer and flavor development, but haven't used
    one in 10 years. I consider beer in secondary once it's in the keg. 10-14 days in primary for
    ales and 4 ...

  • Posted in thread: No Activity in air lock on 11-30-2016 at 12:16 AM
    It appears that you did everything you need to do. Give it a swirl and see if it release some
    CO2. If it does, it may just be starting slow with that high gravity. If it sucks the airlock
    liquid backw...

  • Posted in thread: 3/4" Tri Clamp Butterfly Valve... do these exist? on 11-29-2016 at 09:27 PM

"Water?!? Are you trying to kill me? There's no ALCOHOL in that stuff!" -Lester