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Posted in thread: Grain storage problem at the LHBS? on 04-17-2014 at 12:04 AM
I was thinking along the line of what you mentioned. Just old and/or stale grains. Located in
Florida, the temperature at which things are stored is always a concern also. Probably just a
Posted in thread: The suspense is killing me! (I have the patience of a gnat on crack) on 04-16-2014 at 04:32 AM
It is already to hot ferment in the hallway of my house here in Florida. So, I ordered my
STC-1000 the first of April. I found my craigslist freezer and now I am waiting, and waiting,
still no sign of...
Posted in thread: Grain storage problem at the LHBS? on 04-16-2014 at 04:15 AM
I have a tannin problem. I am new to al grain brewing but I did do partial mashes for a year
before jumping to all grain. I did not notice a tannin(chalky aftertaste) problem in my partial
mashes but ...
Posted in thread: How to: dry hopping?? on 03-12-2014 at 12:49 AM
185224I tried dry hopping an IPA for the first time using 1 oz of fuggle leaf hops and a muslin
bag. I fermented in a bucket/primary for two weeks and then racked over the hops in a carboy.
It was a p...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Patch Ale on 02-13-2014 at 03:33 PM
The pumpkin flavor is very subtle. I would say 2.5 - 3. The pumpkin pie spice is a little more
bold and you get it on the back end(along with the flavor of the aroma hop). I think the
Amarillo hop pai...
Posted in thread: canned/processed yeast starter not working!?!? on 01-16-2014 at 03:46 PM
Okay! Thanks for all the input and links. Rehydrated dry yeast for most of my brewing and save
the canned starters for when I want to use liquid yeast. One more quick/generalized question
while we are...
Posted in thread: canned/processed yeast starter not working!?!? on 01-15-2014 at 12:11 PM
Posted in thread: canned/processed yeast starter not working!?!? on 01-15-2014 at 04:42 AM
I think I have a good plan to put in action...process: water in the pint jars, wort in the
quart jars, and sterilize the 64oz jars. rehydrate the yeast in the pint of sterile water and
then pour both ...
Posted in thread: canned/processed yeast starter not working!?!? on 01-15-2014 at 04:34 AM
Thanks for the input! Very valuable! I will start rehydrating the yeast before pouring into the
Posted in thread: canned/processed yeast starter not working!?!? on 01-11-2014 at 05:08 PM
I have an acetaldehyde problem that I am trying to get a handle on. Several of my recent
batches are contaminated and I believe that I am not getting good fermentation. I have been
only rehydrating th...