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Posted in thread: accidentally used black patent instead of black barley on 12-08-2012 at 07:56 PM
Thanks that makes me feel better. At this point I think my only option is to keep going and see
how this turns out. I brew frequently but rarely make stouts so I'm unfamiliar with the
ingredients and ...
Posted in thread: accidentally used black patent instead of black barley on 12-08-2012 at 07:28 PM
Hey guys. I'm brewing a recipe that calls for 0.8 oz black barley and the lhbs told me black
patent was the same thing. After doing some research it looks like this may have been a bad
mistake. The re...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1056 primed keg fruity taste on 04-20-2012 at 11:53 PM
That was fast, thanks. I think some time will help this beer too, the yeast have not totally
settled out and I'm sure that's not helping. Thanks again, I appreciate your advice.
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1056 primed keg fruity taste on 04-20-2012 at 11:46 PM
After some thought (and lots of tasting) I am sure this is some esters I am picking up on. I
did not make a starter because I thought it was unnecessary given the SG of 1.052...package
said anything l...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1056 primed keg fruity taste on 04-18-2012 at 01:57 AM
I have actually only tried it the last few days...I really lack patience and I keep thinking I
am over analyzing the flavor.... Next day it tastes the same. I am pretty sure this flavors
from the yeas...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1056 primed keg fruity taste on 04-17-2012 at 11:45 PM
Not sure what the cause of this is but I added priming sugar to a keg two weeks ago and it
tastes a little fruity/sweet? I am unsure if this is the yeast that caused these flavors or if
I am picking u...
Posted in thread: Large roots growing out of the pot on 03-26-2012 at 11:14 PM
Hmm, potato is a tuber, probably should have looked into it a bit more before my last post.
Posted in thread: Large roots growing out of the pot on 03-26-2012 at 10:59 PM
Thanks for the reply. Laying the pot on it's side is a great idea....of course to do this I
would have to sever the roots coming out of the bottom of the pot but that shouldn't do any
Posted in thread: Large roots growing out of the pot on 03-25-2012 at 10:22 PM
I've read that this can happen and I actually prefer the hops spread. How do I encourage these
roots to throw out bines? I planted my hops in huge pots because my yards is like a swamp in
the spring. ...
Posted in thread: Last two brews have tasted like plastic! Please help! on 01-23-2012 at 10:56 PM
What yeast? Are you using tap water? Filtered or treated? When I have had this issue in the
past it was from too high a fermentation temperature - mid 60's. How are you measuring
fermentation temp? In...