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Posted in thread: Oatmeal on 08-25-2016 at 04:46 PM
I don't understand how you're getting a stuck sparge with a bag. Just lift and let it drain +
squeeze.Yesterday, while brewing up a black ale version of a schwarzbier, I had issues with a
slow sparge ...
Posted in thread: Versatile British Yeast on 08-17-2016 at 02:24 AM
No Hens Tooth over here.Never heard of GV12.
Posted in thread: Versatile British Yeast on 08-16-2016 at 04:56 PM
As an aside I've read that S-04 is the Whitbread strain. The same Whitbread liquid strains?What
does S-04 do well? I'm guessing it might make a porter or stout, or maybe an English IPA.
Posted in thread: Versatile British Yeast on 08-16-2016 at 04:54 PM
I've looked at that one as well and figured it would likely make a good old ale or barleywine
yeast, but wasn't sure it would have much British character. But more importantly it didn't
Posted in thread: Versatile British Yeast on 08-16-2016 at 04:08 PM
I've been obsessed with making an ESB that's similar to Old Speckled Hen. My recipe is
virtually identical to what I've found online including having Lyle's Golden Syrup shipped from
England (until I ...
Posted in thread: pH Effect? on 08-11-2016 at 04:43 AM
I've been trying to create a black beer that tastes like an amber. I've been using Midnight
Wheat and found that enough gives you a Schwarzbier tasting black beer, which is great too, but
not what I w...
Posted in thread: Mr. Beer shiver me timbers kit on 08-08-2016 at 02:35 AM
Oh, I forgot to mention that you can get food grade buckets from the bakery department. I got
two sizes. One is a bit over 5 gallons and the other is about 2 gallons.
Posted in thread: Mr. Beer shiver me timbers kit on 08-08-2016 at 01:42 AM
A 5 gallon bucket won't handle much beyond 4 gallons.
Posted in thread: Oatmeal on 08-05-2016 at 04:46 PM
I did lift the bag a bit but it didn't do much. I tried using my spoon which did help a bit.I
took grate-like thing from a canning pot and bent the legs so that it somewhat screens the end
of my ball ...
Posted in thread: Oatmeal on 08-04-2016 at 11:02 PM
I didn't actually weigh the hulls out this time but typically do. My sparge water was 175*
whereas my mash temp was 152*. I use an Igloo cooler mash tun and my BIAB bag as a filter,
though I'll be buy...