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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
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.