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Posted in thread: Mashout temp on 11-19-2013 at 03:24 PM
I have two small stock pots with strike water to add to the mash after the first vorlauf to get
the second collection.
Posted in thread: Mashout temp on 11-19-2013 at 02:30 PM
I have been AG brewing small batches for quite a while. I mash in a 5 gallon kettle, then raise
the temperature to 168, stir, and let sit for 20 minutes. Next, I vorlauf the first run, add
Posted in thread: How do I know how much yeast slurry to use? on 11-19-2013 at 01:48 PM
that's a lot of steps but if it works that's great. i would not expect that pitching on a whole
yeast cake would make the best beer, in fact i'm pretty sure it wouldn't.Yes, it is a lot of
steps, but ...
Posted in thread: How do I know how much yeast slurry to use? on 11-16-2013 at 03:06 PM
I only have one jar of each yeast I use. From that, I propagate a starter for each batch. My
method may not be right, but it works for me and I can keep my batches consistent this way. I
use this calc...
Posted in thread: Perfect my German Weissbier on 04-01-2013 at 01:41 AM
My first two attempts had 30% and 40% pilsner. Brewkaiser said this on his recipe: "A nice
alternative to this grist is replacing the 22% Pilsner and 5% Cara Munich with 27% Vienna or
light Munich mal...
Posted in thread: Perfect my German Weissbier on 03-31-2013 at 06:02 PM
My first batch was a double decoction, I thought it tasted burnt, maybe I'll try single. Hops
are Hallertau. I left out the pilsner on this batch to keep the boil time at 60 to keep the
color light. I...
Posted in thread: Perfect my German Weissbier on 03-31-2013 at 05:48 PM
I'm trying to make a better Wiessbier. I have done 3 batches now, trying to tweak it to
perfection. I think I have it pretty close. For a 3.5 G batch:5 lb White Wheat1.75 Munich
10L.25 lb Caramunich I...
Posted in thread: First all grain heffeweissbier on 02-08-2013 at 04:56 PM
Thanks! It looks a lot better today. The big chunks are gone. Small flakes are left, like what
you would expect in an unfiltered heffe. Can't wait!
Posted in thread: Estimating Yeast Cell Counts in Fresh Starter on 02-08-2013 at 04:52 PM
I'll add my reply to dirty up this thread and get on the subscribe list.Kai, and Woodland,
thanks for contributing your experiments to help out us novices.My question: When stepping
starters, is each ...
Posted in thread: First all grain heffeweissbier on 02-07-2013 at 11:43 PM
I really like good German weissbier, so I started brewing my own. I've done a few partial grain
batches with wheat malt extract and mashing pilsner with munich malt grain. These batches have