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Posted in thread: Strange yeast behavior. Is US-05 getting weird on you? on 01-21-2015 at 10:20 PM
I'm glad you asked this question because I made it a point to start pitching much larger
quantities of yeast than I have in the past. Both of the brews Im referring to have starting
gravities around 1...
Posted in thread: Got evicted because of brewing on 01-20-2015 at 09:07 PM
I hate the bank digging through my bank records. They want to see this and that. I think it is
none of there business.Most of that is Government regulation. Among other things, they have to
Posted in thread: Challenging Conventional Advice on 01-18-2015 at 12:53 AM
I was really frustrated by astringency when I first switched to all grain. I have highly
alkaline water. That was back before we had a brew science forum, when the Palmer RA chart was
Posted in thread: Which smoked malt to use? Also, I'm an idiot on 01-18-2015 at 12:34 AM
I'd use whichever one smells better to you. Good luck with the beer, you friggin idiot!
Posted in thread: Oak in holiday ale on 11-23-2014 at 12:43 AM
I oaked a holiday ale a few years ago and it came out fantastic. I did an ounce of chunks for
2.5 months. Chips are supposedly faster but don't leave as "complex" an oak flavor. Might be
fine in a hol...
Posted in thread: Hop Bursting/FWH Feedback on 11-10-2014 at 11:36 PM
Looks good to me!
Posted in thread: STC-1000 Installed W/ Slight Problem on 08-05-2014 at 11:02 PM
Sounds like the freezer has it's own compressor delay of 5 minutes. A properly functioning
freezer shouldn't have any problem cooling below zero in a 91* room.
Posted in thread: Homebrew belly issues on 07-07-2014 at 09:51 PM
You might try a good quality probiotic. There were foods that gave me gas before I took
probiotics that I digest just fine now. It's not an instant cure though. It takes a little
while for your intest...
Posted in thread: Mash Temp for American Bitter on 07-07-2014 at 08:42 PM
152 is what I mash my Bitter American inspired American Bitter. I used a similar amount of
Crystal malt. Maybe a little less. It turned out very well.
Posted in thread: BeerBug Review - Early build impressions on 06-27-2014 at 02:16 AM
That would be very cool