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Posted in thread: Leaf hops to filter pellet hops on 01-10-2016 at 09:39 PM
Hey guys,In all the years I've been brewing I've only used pellet hops until last night when I
decided to use whole leaf hops in a pilsner. The part I loved the most was how crystal clear
the wort was...
Posted in thread: O2 aeration, how to tell when its working on 12-07-2015 at 01:18 AM
Hey everyone,I recently bought a O2 aeration system after years of just shaking. I've now used
it three times but have trouble determining when it is really going, especially in an ale pale.
Posted in thread: quick fermentation needed on 05-15-2015 at 12:43 PM
Hey guys,Last minute I find out that my wife and I are having company next weeked and I'm
looking to have something decent on tap in one weeks time. I know I know I know, it's better if
it sits. But I...
Posted in thread: I'm assuming I should rdwhahb on 01-22-2013 at 03:53 PM
And I have star san lying around too, I just didn't bother. Oh well, lesson learned. It's the
wyeast hefe yeast so.it should kick in soon and go bananas. Hopefully that'll protect
Posted in thread: I'm assuming I should rdwhahb on 01-22-2013 at 03:51 PM
Just water. I never planned on having it defy gravity into the wort. The blow off tube and
airlock it passed through were fully sanitized.
Posted in thread: I'm assuming I should rdwhahb on 01-22-2013 at 03:45 PM
So I made a dunkleweizen yesterday. Everything went swimmingly until this morning when I
checked on the brew. I had affixed a blow off tube going into a growler of water. This morning
it appeared that...
Posted in thread: Great Lakes Christmas Ale Clone on 08-16-2012 at 04:43 PM
Just multiply all ingredient quantities by 0.6 to get your ratio and the og and ibus should
work out to around the same.
Posted in thread: Should I add more yeast? on 11-25-2011 at 02:04 PM
So I took a risk here, but I ended up adding more yeast. I had a bottle of East Coast Yeast
Scottish Heavy lying around, so I used that. I left it out for a bit to warm up and by the time
it was good ...
Posted in thread: Should I add more yeast? on 11-24-2011 at 04:40 PM
So last night I brewed a Christmas Ale and the OG was 1.071. I pitched a pack of 1028 London
Ale without a starter (I never make starters). But now, the morning after, I am rethinking my
Posted in thread: Great Lakes Christmas Ale Clone on 11-24-2011 at 03:44 PM
So I brewed this recipe to-the-T last night. Everything went fine. My only question is, when I
usually brew spiced ales, the wort usually smells quite strong of the spices and additional