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Posted in thread: Is it a waste? on 11-04-2016 at 03:11 PM
Lots of good tips here. Dumping sugar to increase the OG that much will definitely give it an
off flavor and give you a MASSIVE headache! The strong alcohol whiff is from the sugar, and/or
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Posted in thread: Mashout temp on 11-19-2013 at 04:24 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 03:30 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 02:48 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 04:06 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...