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Posted in thread: Use a blow off tube they said.... on 06-10-2014 at 12:39 PM
Think of the airlock as a one way valve. It lets CO2 out and doesnt let wild yeasts, bacteria,
fruit flies, and housecats in.OP. That is a sad loss of a delicious looking beer. May 'Hubris
Posted in thread: Use a blow off tube they said.... on 06-10-2014 at 06:29 AM
Well my Russian Imperial Stout and poor judgement won this round...I call this piece hubris and
Fermcap. is how much beer I mopped out of the freezer after an hour of post work Cleaning
Posted in thread: Hops for a Bourbon Barrel Aged RIS on 06-05-2014 at 09:26 PM
How many IBU's would that be?A shade less then 60 IBUs
Posted in thread: Hops for a Bourbon Barrel Aged RIS on 06-05-2014 at 08:33 PM
Posted in thread: Hops for a Bourbon Barrel Aged RIS on 06-05-2014 at 04:49 PM
I have a freshly emptied 5 gal bourbon barrel and I am going to brew a big stout to age in it.I
was looking for ideas as far as hop additions go.I am planning to add cacao nibs and coffee as
well as s...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3711, share your experiences on 06-02-2014 at 07:52 PM
I love 3711, like others have said it is a beast. I have mashed at 153-154 to try to keep a bit
of body but nope still finished below 1.005. So when you are formulating the recipe ignore the
Posted in thread: Calculating Sparge water in a Decoction Mash on 05-08-2014 at 05:23 PM
Yes, Thank you sir. So like a 8 hour brewday?
Posted in thread: Calculating Sparge water in a Decoction Mash on 05-08-2014 at 04:49 PM
So essentially you don't worry about a protein rest or any of the non saccrification rest
points? You're just looking to create melanoidins and get some maillard reactions going?Let me
see if I can si...
Posted in thread: Calculating Sparge water in a Decoction Mash on 05-08-2014 at 04:20 PM
So with my shiny new chest freezer I am going to take my first hack at a lager and I love
Octoberfests so that shall be the one.Since I have tons of free time and hate myself I am going
to tackle a do...
Posted in thread: Saisons on 04-04-2014 at 09:38 PM
Most of the potential for Fusels and other stuff you don't want even in a yeast driven funky
beer happens in the first 24-48 hours of the brewing process usually and fermentation is an