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  • Posted in thread: Great Lakes Christmas Ale Clone on 09-01-2012 at 03:02 PM
    Is that 8 ounces of roasted barley? or .08 lb (which would be 1.28 ounces).It's really 0.08 lb.
    Roased barley is extremely dark with an SRM value of around 300. Half a pound of it would be
    way too muc...

  • Posted in thread: 20 lb of sugar and a jar of yeast nutrient on 05-01-2012 at 11:04 PM
    I have Wyeast beer nutrient but no DAP on hand. I understand that the Wyeast nutrient has some
    (or a lot?) of DAP in it but I can't find anything that says how much. Can I substitute it for
    DAP? Thank...

  • Posted in thread: Should I use this lacto starter? on 04-21-2012 at 03:42 PM
    Oh, maybe I should mention that the temp was in the mid 60's, not the 90's that I've read that
    lacto likes. Does that make any difference?

  • Posted in thread: Should I use this lacto starter? on 04-21-2012 at 03:41 PM
    Taste it, sour milk isnt a bad sign, it is lacto after allYou say you added grain to warm
    water? you didnt use any DME or anything to feed the bugs??Yeah, I was going to try this sort
    of homemade lact...

  • Posted in thread: Should I use this lacto starter? on 04-21-2012 at 01:35 PM
    I was planning to start my first Berliner Weisse about four weeks ago, so I grabbed and handful
    of grain and tossed it in some warm water. Things got busy and I never used it. Jump to today
    and I'm re...

  • Posted in thread: Need Help w/ Imperial IPA on 03-28-2012 at 03:06 AM
    What was your IBU target? An OG of 1.100 is way high and you need a ton of hops to balance a
    beer that huge out.

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2012 Big Giveaway on 02-07-2012 at 02:05 PM
    Me too! Reply.

  • Posted in thread: What went wrong with my tripel? on 02-04-2012 at 10:07 PM
    Does boiling the sugar or malt for a long period of time make the wort darker?Yep!

  • Posted in thread: Keezer longevity on 02-02-2012 at 09:32 PM
    You just don't want the compressor cycling every few minutes. That would wear it out pretty
    quickly. The controllers that I know of let you set min/max values for how long and how often
    it will kick o...

  • Posted in thread: Digital temp controller on 01-28-2012 at 03:34 PM
    I just made one with a Love controller that cost, like, 2x or 3x as much? Dang! Next time I
    think I'll go with the STC. Thanks for the tip.