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Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 08-22-2013 at 11:54 PM
I am going to split the five gallon batch and rack one of the halves on raspberries. What are
peoples suggestions on quantity of raspberries?I use 12 ounces of frozen raspberries per gallon
of beer if...
Posted in thread: Berliner Weisse help on 08-10-2013 at 03:50 AM
My Berliner took a couple weeks for the sourness to come through even though the lacto ferment
looked like it was boiling. I did ferment with wild lacto at 90 deg, even so the sourness took
some time ...
Posted in thread: Berliner Weisse Recipe? on 08-10-2013 at 03:42 AM
Wouldn't pasteurization be counter-productive in this instance?Interesting techniques by the
way...Nope, the souring is all done in the mash, pasteurizing stops it, and the yeast do the
rest. I manage...
Posted in thread: Harvest Wyeast 2565 (Kolsch) by skimming? on 08-07-2013 at 03:24 AM
I would skim at ~2 days, discard, and then skim again at 3-4 days. Be prepared for an explosive
Posted in thread: All grain brewing and beersmith trouble. on 08-07-2013 at 03:19 AM
You'll need to brew a batch, something cheap will work, to find out what your values are. I am
all electric which made setting the boil strength to 1 gallon per hour easy, I lose 1/2 gallon
to trub, a...
Posted in thread: Sid's One Vessel All Grain Brewing System on 08-07-2013 at 03:11 AM
It takes about 9 gallons to do the traditional full volume BiaB mash. I used to do it in an
eight gallon pot and seemed to have to top up with water after the mash creating chloramine
issues for me. I...
Posted in thread: Caramel Amber Ale on 08-02-2013 at 03:03 AM
Joined the party and brewed this today. Sugar didn't harden but I used it anyway. Pitched on a
yeast cake and it took off perfectly. Might cask this one, we'll see.The sugar won't harden due
to all th...
Posted in thread: Beer Purchase Suggestions - Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota on 08-01-2013 at 01:15 AM
I'm surprised that no one has mentioned Central Waters brewery of Anherst, WI. They are quite a
bit out of your way during your trip but there barrel aged beers are incredible. I can highly
Posted in thread: Raspberry Brown Ale on 07-30-2013 at 01:56 AM
This is my first original beer that I am completely happy with. I don't have any judging
results for it yet, but I'm hoping this to compete well. Fermentables for 75% Efficiency9.00
lbs 2-Row Pale Mal...
Posted in thread: Spurhund Zunge on 07-29-2013 at 06:27 PM
I was able to get around any chlorophenols by pre-boiling my brew water with campden. The
campden breaks the chlorine/ammonia bond, boiling drives off the chlorine and removes the
temporary hardness (...