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Posted in thread: Mash temp too high - what effects? on 05-25-2012 at 11:53 PM
A good rule of thumb for a mash is strike water is 12 degrees higher than desired mash temp.
not perfect but will be pretty close and not kill all enzymatic reaction, which is most likely
Posted in thread: Electric 1.5 BBL Upgrade on 05-25-2012 at 01:00 AM
You put 100% of the hop matter into the fermenter? I seem to recall hearing something to the
10-15% range. Its not hard in CO to evaporate quickly if need be. :DI'm not sure the heating
elements will ...
Posted in thread: Need input on my new electric 1.5 bbl system on 05-25-2012 at 12:38 AM
A proper whirlpool can not be achieved this way, the obstruction of the drill head would ruin
the flow of particulate. The trub/break moves in a donut shaped pattern, up through the middle,
then down ...
Posted in thread: Diacetyl Rest on Lager way to hott!!! help on 05-09-2012 at 12:27 AM
How'd that turn out? remember? I would guess some higher alcohols and maybe some extra haze
from beating up the yeast, but maybe a loooooooonnngggg layering would help. either way should
Posted in thread: 1/2 barrel sanke keg - Chicago burbs - $60 on 02-25-2012 at 01:41 PM
I don't care how you run your life, if you can justify stealing from one company and not
another, thats fine. The pic doesn't look like it is a macrobrewery, as it would be covered in
names, so most l...
Posted in thread: bell's winter white ale aging on 02-25-2012 at 01:20 PM
5 years is a long time for any beer. Just had a 5 year dfh world wide stout and it was mellow
and good. Had a 5 year Weyerbacher double simcoe ipa and it was not. Tasted of oranges and had
Posted in thread: 1/2 barrel sanke keg - Chicago burbs - $60 on 02-25-2012 at 12:20 PM
No, this one is. I got it from a distributor for $60. I just don't need it anymore.Beer
distributors don't own kegs, breweries do. Unless it was a keg manufacturer / distributor, in
which case give us...
Posted in thread: Stir Plate on 02-12-2012 at 11:23 PM
That was my mistake, I meant flocculation, I apologize to anyone who read that, thats what I
get for responding to threads at 7 am after a night full of bourbon... scott b
Posted in thread: washing apples for wild yeast cider on 02-12-2012 at 07:16 PM
Definitely all correct, wasn't bringing it up as a fear as much as something to know about when
making cider, because even though it is not enough to kill you it is not the most desirable
Posted in thread: Will phenols age out? on 02-12-2012 at 12:07 PM
Just finished a batch of pale ale. Should have known better but I used an extremely old pack of
yeast. Even though I stepped it up a few times I think wild yeast took over. I had a sample of
the beer ...