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Posted in thread: What do you think about WLP 007? on 07-30-2014 at 03:20 PM
I attempted a Stone Levitation clone--got some diacetyl, but probably underpitched (don't know
how fresh the vial was, it seemed kind of clumped together & took about 24 hr. to start). It's
Posted in thread: Miller Lite (Really Triple Hopped) on 07-28-2014 at 12:52 PM
doublehaul-usually in decoctions you remove the thick part of the mash & bring it to a boil.
usually around a third of the volume, but that should be calculated from temperatures.
Posted in thread: 80% Pilsen/10% Wheat/5% Vienna/5% Carared PALE ALE on 07-25-2014 at 05:16 PM
I agree that 10% sounds a little heavy on the wheat, but if you like that, go for it.
Generally, all-grain brews don't need much help in head-retention, depending on yeast strain &
Posted in thread: Lake Walk Pale Ale on 07-23-2014 at 04:35 PM
Sir-Hops-a-Lot: why not just mash higher, say 156? It will convert faster & you won't have to
add malto-dextrin. I like a dryer beer myself.
Posted in thread: Mayday! Mayday! Need Help Please on 07-08-2014 at 04:07 PM
"green" apple is usually associated with acetaldehyde, which is unlikely if it's been sitting
for a year.Also, I don't think you can judge carbonation (assuming you used priming sugar) in
Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 07-08-2014 at 12:09 PM
I don't know about quintessential-it's a big country-but at least in London & surrounding
areas, they drink a lot of bitter in the pubs. So some variation of bitter-ordinary, special or
strong (esb). ...
Posted in thread: Dumping a Barleywine.. on 07-02-2014 at 04:18 PM
Hard to tell 100% from a photo, but I don't think it looks bad.
Posted in thread: Why don't I understand this? on 07-02-2014 at 04:15 PM
I'm not sure you'd even need yeast nutrient for making cider, unless you're adding a bunch of
Posted in thread: All Hop Shot IPA on 07-02-2014 at 04:09 PM
Might be more of an APA--I think some "hop shot" formulations suggest 1 ml = 10 IBU in 5
gallons of 1.050 wort: I'd give it a try.
Posted in thread: Potato Wine on 07-01-2014 at 04:56 PM
I don't think you could get botulism, due to the alcohol presence (not the boiling, which
doesn't kill spores).