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  • Posted in thread: Cream of Three Crops - Mini mash on 10-22-2008 at 05:17 PM
    corn sugar and rice syrup solids are both preconverted into sugar. The flaked grains are not,
    so if they are used then you will have to have base grain and for something like this I'd use
    six row. If ...

  • Posted in thread: 3oz Centennial hops on 10-22-2008 at 05:05 PM
    Most pale extracts are ~80% fermentable, while sugar is ~100%. Just FYI if you really want to
    be precise with that substitution.

  • Posted in thread: Oaking on 10-22-2008 at 04:32 PM
    Red oak imparts different (undesirable) flavors, so that's another reason not to use it.

  • Posted in thread: Cream of Three Crops - Mini mash on 10-22-2008 at 04:27 PM
    I took the liberty to convert the grain bill of the recipe to extract. The only thing that is
    kind of hard to find would be rice syrup solids3# Extra Pale DME1.75# Corn Sugar.75# Rice Syrup

  • Posted in thread: Kreik Beer on 10-20-2008 at 05:39 PM
    I'll mention that if you do decide to do an authentic kriek, Wyeast and White Labs make good
    blends (especially Wyeast Roselaere blend). That article makes it seem like a more
    unapproachable process t...

  • Posted in thread: Fruit Flies + Airlock = bad? on 10-20-2008 at 05:20 PM
    Protip for handling fruitflies that I got from a fruit fly researcher:make what pretty much
    amounts to a small starter (sugar and yeast) in a jug or something similar, and instead of an
    airlock, use a...

  • Posted in thread: IPA came out sweet on 10-20-2008 at 05:13 PM
    You may have racked it prematurely. Sometimes, especially with weaker fermentations, a week
    isn't enough time for the beer to finish. Leaving beer in the primary 2-3 weeks is generally a
    good idea, es...