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Posted in thread: Newbie: Grain Question, Amber 30-60 EBC with extract brew? on 08-08-2016 at 05:23 PM
Cheers for all the help guys! I went ahead and brewed this the other day. Did a 30min mash at
150-155 degress with 500g (1.1pounds) of the amber malt. I also added about 3 ounces of rolled
oats, not r...
Posted in thread: Saison Fermentation on 08-05-2016 at 01:06 PM
As others have said, this yeast is slow to finish and tends to stall. Not many people know, but
it's meant to be pitched in combination with another yeast. The WLP566 Saison II is wonderful,
Posted in thread: Airlock stopped after 2 days? on 08-05-2016 at 12:58 PM
Yeah, certainly! It could just be done by now.
Posted in thread: Cinnamon Apple Wheat? on 08-04-2016 at 05:14 PM
Shane - I was hoping to avoid the cider flavor which is why I wanted to add the cinnamon, too.
However I don't know how avoidable it is. I agree, the spice is what will give it the "apple
Posted in thread: Cinnamon Apple Wheat? on 08-04-2016 at 02:19 AM
Shanecb - I was thinking the same thing about getting more apple flavor out of the juice. I've
used other fruit flavoring in other beers and they gave the beer a heavy syrup taste, so I was
hoping to ...
Posted in thread: Cinnamon Apple Wheat? on 08-04-2016 at 12:18 AM
Thanks for the input! I was wondering about apple juice vs. fresh, you think the juice is the
way to go? Happen to have an idea of how much or what kind?I think it would be easier to use
Posted in thread: Is smooth stir bar really quieter? on 08-03-2016 at 04:09 PM
I hope someone says yes, because the rattling drives me crazy. Though, for the last starter I
did, I got it positioned just right so it was completely quiet for the whole two days.
Posted in thread: Cinnamon Apple Wheat? on 08-03-2016 at 04:06 PM
I think this looks interesting, and pretty tasty! You might have better results using apple
juice, but I'm not sure. I never used apples "dry" in a secondary. Someone else can probably
chime in on tha...
Posted in thread: Post your favorite saison recipe on 08-03-2016 at 04:01 PM
Why the 90 minute mash and boil?Pilsner malt generally contains more SMM (S-methylmethionine)
than other base malts, and an extended boil helps get rid of it.SMM is the precursor to DMS
Posted in thread: Newbie: Grain Question, Amber 30-60 EBC with extract brew? on 08-03-2016 at 03:55 PM
You'd add something like .005 points of gravity for each pounds' worth of malt you mash and add
to the extract. If your extract is straight base, like pilsner or something, then you'll