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Posted in thread: Ayinger Oktoberfest is FANTASTIC! on 12-07-2014 at 11:54 PM
Ive been in search of a true German brewed and bottled Oktoberfest that doesn't taste like its
skunked. This is fantastic. Thoroughly enjoying it. This is what I need to brew in March.And
Posted in thread: My first brew day is today ! on 12-07-2014 at 11:00 PM
Have you thought of a Blow Off Tube?Not trying to stress yo out here, just want to make sure
that you have thought of it. Don't need a volcanic eruption for your first batch...:fro: Been
their, done t...
Posted in thread: My first brew day is today ! on 12-07-2014 at 10:56 PM
Well I got it in the sink surrounded by ice and water. When it cools enough I'll pitch my yeast
and put the airlock on it. And......wait and wait and wait. :mug:Have you thought of a Blow Off
Posted in thread: Mash tun cold spots on 11-29-2014 at 11:42 PM
Cold spots are usually due to a lack of stirring when mashing in...it is surprising how much
stirring it takes to have an even temp throughout the mash. Stir more IMHO. Wilserbrewer as
above. Also, ...
Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder - Missed OG by A Few Points - Advice Needed on 11-29-2014 at 11:33 PM
Sampled today, 8 days since brewing, and it is down to 1.006. Coincidentally, it is exactly
where it should be as far as attenuation goes. The plan was 1.072 > 1.011 and mine is 1.067 >
1.006 - 61 poi...
Posted in thread: Dump it or Drink it? on 11-29-2014 at 11:17 PM
I say let it finish. You can always dump it later if it turns out poorly.With that said, I have
left starsan in my fermentors before, but never as much as 16-20 ounces, as you did. I have
Posted in thread: Can Water/Grist Ratio Affect Maltyness? on 11-28-2014 at 10:23 PM
Same OG? I don't think grist ratio could affect much if it were the same OG.I actually upped
the Pilsner for that batch. Should of been maltyer, yes?
Posted in thread: Can Water/Grist Ratio Affect Maltyness? on 11-28-2014 at 07:46 PM
Only reason I ask is that I have a beer that I brew once a year. A MaiBock Helles. Brought it
to NHC in Philly 2 years ago, and a prominent figure in the Home Brew world tried it and was
Posted in thread: Switching to all-grain...stove vs outdoor? on 11-28-2014 at 07:33 PM
Depends on how high end your kitchen stove is. I'd say that most people can not do full, all
grain boils in their kitchen.
Posted in thread: How Am I Affecting the Yeast in My Swamp Cooler When... on 10-28-2014 at 10:40 PM
When I dump the temp 2-3 degrees? Such as this particular fermentation I have going on right
now. It's a Nottingham yeast in a 1.057 beer. I want to ferment at 65 degrees. Nut Brown Ale.
Pitched on Su...