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  • Posted in thread: Blowoff tube necessary or not? on 04-28-2016 at 03:42 PM
    With that yeast strain, I always use a blowoff. Regardless of ferm temp (I use a ferm chamber
    with a controller) I get blow over to a gallon jug through a 1" diameter PVC tube. Have >40
    batches behave...

  • Posted in thread: Yooper's Oatmeal Stout on 02-02-2016 at 03:26 PM
    Trying to get this recipe done and drinkable by St Patrick day. Is three weeks of bottle
    conditioning unrealistic?When I brewed this, it was VERY drinkable after 3 weeks. In fact the
    "carb check" at 1...

  • Posted in thread: BIAB no pulley options / suggestions on 01-08-2016 at 09:06 PM
    When small bags are used clipped to the side does efficiency change? I just had this happen
    with my new setup. i want one of your nice bags! If the little bags had to be clipped does all
    the water sti...

  • Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 11-15-2015 at 02:11 PM
    Thanks for the responses. I've brewed it ~ a dozen times, as it is a favorite of mine, and is
    quite popular with family & friends. And I didn't pull out any home brew until after mashing,
    so I can't b...

  • Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 11-14-2015 at 12:00 AM
    I had a brain fart and omitted the Crystal 10. Everything else went great. FG 1.051. What might
    I expect when this gets to drinking time?

  • Posted in thread: Stuff in my starter on 09-19-2015 at 12:55 PM
    I am making a 1.5 L starter for WLP 300 using wheat DME. I boiled water/DME/yeast nutrient for
    20 min, cooled to 70 degrees and put in cleaned/sanitized magnetic and pitched one vial of
    yeast (best by...

  • Posted in thread: BIAB pre-noob, sorry for annoying questions... on 07-12-2015 at 02:04 PM
    You can use two paint strainer bags, splitting the grain bill between them, and clip them to
    the side of the pot. It is a bit of a pain to open them mid-mash to stir, but it works. Makes
    it easier to ...

  • Posted in thread: American Wheat vs. Hefeweizen on 04-06-2015 at 11:27 PM
    just go out and buy something like a Boulevard Wheat (american) and a Paulaner hefeweizen, and
    try them side by side. you'll quickly notice the difference.^^^^^^That

  • Posted in thread: Forgot to pull Wyeast out of Fridge on 03-01-2015 at 04:45 PM
    If you smack it and get it to pitching temp, you will be fine, if you planned to pitch without
    making a starter.When the pack swells, all that does is confirm there are viable yeast in the

  • Posted in thread: My FIRST Hefeweizen. Supply List and Tips? on 01-30-2015 at 02:13 PM
    If you use the Wyeast 3068, use a blow-off tube, and make sure you have adequate headspace in
    the fermenter, o/w it can get messy!