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Posted in thread: how much Yeast for a 2.5 gallon batch? on 09-23-2014 at 01:16 AM
Thanks for all the input fellas. I ended up brewing today and just pitched half of the yeast. I
saved the other half in a sanatized mason jar so I can use it later on another batch. I have
the temp ar...
Posted in thread: how much Yeast for a 2.5 gallon batch? on 09-19-2014 at 09:23 PM
with 3068 i usually pitch the package without a starter into 5 gallons of unaerated wort. for a
half batch i would be tempted to try to measure and pitch half. there are a lot of opinions on
how to pi...
Posted in thread: how much Yeast for a 2.5 gallon batch? on 09-19-2014 at 01:02 AM
Hey guys,I decided to brew a small 2.5 gallon batch on my dunkelweizen but I'm not sure if I
should add the full package of Wyeast or not. I'm using the WYeast 3068 and from what I have
heard it is pr...
Posted in thread: White IPA results on 07-31-2014 at 01:59 PM
I would let it sit for at least a couple more weeks. I made a White IPA in the spring and it
took a little while condition properly but I kegged mine. Once it does, a nice little addition
is a slice o...
Posted in thread: Advice on grain bill on 07-31-2014 at 01:49 PM
Yeah 2# of crystal is a lot, especially with the .5# of honey malt. It will def come out sweet.
depending on your IBU's I would cut it back a little. Otherwise, Like Davemci said, you will
have to dry...
Posted in thread: Oatmeal Stout a good first try? on 06-29-2014 at 01:10 AM
An oatmeal stout is all good for your first beer especially since you will be using an extract
kit. all of the hard work is already done for you. just follow the instructions and you will be
Posted in thread: Good aged beer on 06-23-2014 at 06:38 PM
Is that in an oak barrel or oak chips?Sent from my iPhone using Home BrewI use oak cubes that I
soak in bourbon for a good month or so.
Posted in thread: silly question about OG reading on 06-21-2014 at 11:00 PM
Next time add the water to the carboy first then add the wort. it will help it mix a little
better. you will still have to agitate it so it mixes thoroughly but that will also help
oxygenate the wort ...
Posted in thread: Good aged beer on 06-21-2014 at 10:51 PM
Cant go wrong with a bourbon oak stout or porter. The longer you leave it on the oak the more
Posted in thread: Oak chips soaking in bacon bourbon on 06-12-2014 at 10:41 PM
I dont suggest using pouring the bourbon in, just the chips. Even a little could over power the
whole batch. Just stick with the chips and give it a taste every week until you reach your
desired oak a...