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Posted in thread: AG - Partial Boil on 11-03-2013 at 07:32 PM
What temperature kills lacto? I thought its more like 160F. Assuming the final sparge water
addition is not boiled, but reaches > 185F, aren't i effectively pasteurizing the wort and
killing the lacto...
Posted in thread: AG - Partial Boil on 11-03-2013 at 06:45 PM
I would like to make a 20 gallon batch boiling only 15g of wort using a 20g pot.My method would
be, boil the first 15g collected for 1hr. The remaining 5g collected from my sparge will be
added to the...
Posted in thread: bulk hops, what to buy? on 10-23-2013 at 08:15 PM
I like Willamette in most English styles. Very earthy pleasant and subdued hop flavor imho. And
its super cheap. Magnum is great for bittering as others have said. Hopsdirect has been my goto
Posted in thread: 20 lb of sugar and a jar of yeast nutrient on 10-18-2013 at 07:51 PM
Any particular reason why this couldn't be done in the oven? Set it to your desired final temp
with no risk of overshoot.
Posted in thread: WLP 565 vs. Belle Saison on 10-18-2013 at 01:47 PM
I brewed this in the summer when ambient temps in my basement were in the mid 70s. I chilled
and held at 65 for a day or so then let it rise uncontrolled outside of my ferm chamber.I would
Posted in thread: WLP 565 vs. Belle Saison on 10-17-2013 at 04:29 PM
I pitched two packs for 12 gallons of 1.052 and it attenuated quickly.Regarding tasting notes,
I really enjoyed this beer and it did very well with saaz aroma hops. Not a ton of spiciness
and I got qu...
Posted in thread: The Pious - Westvleteren 12 style quad - multiple on 10-11-2013 at 02:10 AM
mine just finished up after 6 days, with two at 82F . took 1.096 wort down to 1.008, pretty
impressive. I added 1lb of D-180 prior to ramping up the temp. i think the color is spot on
now.the hydro sa...
Posted in thread: 3/16 beer line to much larger diameter tap on 10-08-2013 at 11:38 PM
i've had success with 3/16" ID line on 1/4" barbs. its a tight fit but works with a little heat
to help stretch the hose a little.I tried a smaller 1/8" ID line (same length) and had a ton of
Posted in thread: The Pious - Westvleteren 12 style quad - multiple on 10-05-2013 at 11:37 PM
just brewed a 2g batch using the old world recipe. i used amber candi sugar crystals and i can
tell my color will be off.i might sub some D2 syrup for the amber crystals for my
mid-fermentation sugar ...
Posted in thread: What's your favorite Belgian on 09-26-2013 at 08:36 PM
Orval and Rochefort 10 would get my vote. Orval is such an interesting beer and 10 is my
favorite quad.I also had bruge zot at the brewery and very much enjoyed it. Outside the brewery
not so much.